Distinguished Professionals Education Institute

Board Members & Executive Director

Betty Sue Sparks
Center for Education Leadership, Assistant Professor of Practice, The University of Tennesse
Gordon Fee
Chair, Public School Forum of East Tennessee
Chris Henson
Chief Operating Officer, Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools
David Keim
Communications Director, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Cheryl Hickman
Executive Director, Secondary Schools, Knox County Schools
Robert M. Thomas
Executive Director, Distinguished Professionals Education Institute
Charlene Becker
Director, Distinguished Professionals Education Institute
Mary Martin
Director, Distinguished Professionals Education Institute

Partnering with educational organizations across Tennessee to address their unmet critical course needs with Distinguished Professionals who hold teaching licenses for those critical courses.