KINGSPORT, Tenn. – Dr. Jacki Wolfe, Kingsport City Schools Director of Special Education, has been named the 2022 TAASE East Tennessee Supervisor of the Year by the Tennessee Association for Administrators in Special Education (TAASE).
The award recognizes special education directors, supervisors, and other special education administrators for demonstrating outstanding service and dedication to educating children with disabilities.
"On behalf of Kingsport City Schools, I would like to offer a hearty congratulations to Dr. Wolfe for this outstanding recognition,” said Dr. Chris Hampton, Kingsport City Schools Interim Superintendent. “It is always a special honor to be recognized by one's peers for outstanding work. I especially commend Dr. Wolfe for her dedication to the field of special education."
"I work with an extremely knowledgeable and dedicated group of supervisors across the state," said Dr. Jacki Wolfe. "Being selected by these same colleagues who know the struggles and joys of this field each day is a huge honor."
Dr. Wolfe is serving in her sixth year as Director of Special Education for Kingsport City Schools. Prior to joining KCS, Wolfe served as Regional Consultant and Statewide Monitoring Coordinator for Federal Programs and Special Education for the Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) in the Division of Consolidated Planning and Monitoring. She also has 16 years of experience as a teacher and administrator with Sullivan and Hawkins Counties; totaling 24 years experience in the industry.
In addition, Wolfe is an adjunct professor at Milligan University and serves as board president for the Palmer Center Foundation, Inc.
Wolfe holds a B.S. in Elementary Education from East Tennessee State University, a M.Ed. in Supervision and Administration from Lincoln Memorial University, and a Doctor of Education from Milligan University.
TAASE serves its members by keeping those members current on legislation impacting special education and by hosting an annual legal issues conference each December. TAASE membership is restricted to educational professionals with administrative or supervisory responsibilities for programs for students with disabilities. For more information on the Tennessee Association for Administrators in Special Education visit TAASE.org.
Kingsport City Schools (KCS) is a public school district located in Kingsport, Tenn., serving students in Sullivan and Hawkins county. The district is comprised of 13 schools, including a Pre-K, eight elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school, a high school program of choice, and an alternative learning program; with a total enrollment of over 7,600 students. The vision of Kingsport City Schools is to Inspire. Cultivate. Impact.
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