Julie Julie E. Thompson

Executive Director of Elementary Education, Knox County Schools, Knoxville, Tennessee

As the executive director of elementary education for Knox County Schools, Tennessee, Julie E. Thompson works directly with NIET in supporting the district priority schools. Prior to working in her current role, Thompson was an elementary classroom teacher, principal and supervisor during her 26 years in education. She was recognized as a National Distinguished Principal by the National Association of Elementary and Secondary Principals (NAESP) and as Tennessee Supervisor of the Year by the Tennessee Principals Association. Thompson holds a master's in elementary education from the University of Tennessee and an Education Specialist Degree in administration and supervision from Lincoln Memorial University.

Julie Julie E.  Thompson