Hamilton County Schools creates pathways to bright futures for all students in our community by helping to equip them with the skills, knowledge and supports required to realize their full potential. Our business and community partners are critical to making this possible. 

Partners in Education aims to improve Hamilton County Schools by increasing meaningful business and community involvement in our public schools so that all students are future ready.  

Interested in becoming a Partner in Education? Check out the many ways you can support Hamilton County Schools below. For more information or questions, contact Kate Skonberg, Family & Community Engagement Coordinator, at or 423.498.7188.

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Partners in Education Awards

In 2019, Hamilton County Schools began honoring our community partners with the inaugural Partners in Education Breakfast. At this event, we highlighted some of our distinguished partners with the Partners in Education Award. These partners demonstrate the array of organizations and individuals working together towards our mutual goals, each supporting student success in their own way. 

Partners in Education Awards 2019

  • First Cumberland Presbyterian’s Bridge Chattanooga
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Chattanooga
  • Unum
  • East Brainerd Church of Christ 
  • Gregg Hansen, Huddle House 
  • Northside Neighborhood House
  • greenspaces
  • Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network