Dr. Bryan Johnson, SuperintendentWelcome to the Hamilton County Department of Education where over 44,500 students are receiving a world-class education.

We believe in success for all students and are dedicated to helping all students succeed to their highest potential. Every effort invests in the future of our children, our community and our future.

Hamilton County is proud to have tremendous support from the community with great partnerships from local foundations, the business community, parents, PTA and local government. These investments provide Hamilton County students with the tools, resources and skills they need to succeed in the global economy.

An efficient, effective and high performing public education system provides the backbone for a high quality of life and productive environment for a thriving community. Come join us as we move our students toward excellence!

Responsibilities: Oversees management of school system; exercises authority over
personnel decisions (hiring/firing); recommends policies to School Board for approval; works to implement vision/mission of school system; oversees Communications; reports to School Board.

Contact Information:

Superintendent's Office
Hamilton County Schools
3074 Hickory Valley Road
Chattanooga, TN 37421

Dr. Bryan Johnson
Superintendent
Office: (423) 498-7042

Sandy Lowman
Superintendent's Executive Assistant
Office: (423) 498-7042
Office: (423) 498-7044

Dorothy A. Morton
Superintendent's Receptionist
Office: (423) 498-7042

Dr. Nakia T. Edwards
Chief of Staff 
Office: (423) 498-6715

Department Fax: (423) 498-6694