Elizabethton City Schools welcomes Travis Thompson to the Cyclone family. Thompson will serve as Director of the Wandell Early Learning Center, Testing 6-12, Curriculum 6-12, Attendance & Related Services, and Student Data Services.
Thompson worked for ten years in Washington County Schools teaching physical education and serving as assistant principal and principal. He is a 1995 graduate of Sullivan East High School and later obtained his BS in K-12 Physical Education from East Tennessee State University. He also holds an M.Ed in Elementary Education and Ed. S in Educational Administration and Supervision. He is currently working towards his doctorate in Educational Leadership from East Tennessee State University.
In addition to work and a doctoral program, he is a Master Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps and served in the reserves for over 22 years. He is married to Christy Thompson an English & Language Arts Teacher at Happy Valley Middle School and has two children Carson and Ella.