KINGSPORTKingsport City Schools continues to accept applications for the first class of Insight KCS, an opportunity for approximately 20-25 area residents to learn more about the inner workings of all KCS educational and functional operations.

Insight KCS is an initiative that provides opportunities for stakeholders and potential advocates from various sectors of the Kingsport community to study the full scope of education and operations of Kingsport City Schools.  During six sessions occurring throughout the 2014-15 school year, accepted program participants will review the full scope of Kingsport City Schools.  Sessions will take place in KCS schools and department locations across the district and will explore topics including:

  • September 23, 2014 – KCS Overview, Leadership, and Organizational Overview
  • October 17, 2014 – Teaching and Learning
  • November 21, 2014 – KCS Vision
  • January 23, 2015 – School Facilities and Operations
  • February 20, 2015 – HR and Finance
  • March 27, 2015 – Student Services and Community Engagement

Participation in Insight KCS requires a non-refundable tuition cost of $200 that covers all bard (including breakfast and lunch), training materials, monthly training sessions, KCS logo items, and all administrative costs (tuition due by the first program session).  Applicants must be 21 years of age to apply, and individual interviews may be held prior to participant selection.

More information on Insight KCS is available at or by clicking here.  Applications will be accepted online through Monday, September 22, 2014 by clicking here.  For additional application or program information, contact Andy True, KCS Chief Information Officer at (423) 378-2130.

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 and a non-traditional school; with total enrollment over 7,000 students. The vision of Kingsport City Schools is to be, Student Focused -¦ World Class.

For more information on KCS, visit, listen live on WCSK 90.3 FMThe Voice of KCS, read our blog, We Are KCS, watch KCS Today on Charter Channel 16 or call (423) 378.2100. Were social too; follow us on Facebook (Kingsport City Schools), Twitter (@KCS_District) and check out our YouTube Channel (KPTSchools).