Office of the Superintendent

Last Updated: 8/23/2022 4:54 PM
Dr. Brian Shumate was named as the new Superintendent of Troup County School System beginning July 1, 2019.  Dr. Shumate comes to Troup County Schools after serving for the past five years as the superintendent of the Medford School District in Medford, Oregon. Prior to that, Dr. Shumate served for 27 years in the Jefferson County Public Schools in Louisville, KY. There Dr. Shumate served as a high school math teacher, coach, assistant principal, principal, high school liaison and assistant superintendent. Dr. Shumate is married to his wife of 35 years, Dana, who is also an educator. They have a daughter, Kaitlin, a son, Colin, and two grandchildren, Miles and Andi.

For assistance, please contact Arlene Fowler, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent, by phone at 706-812-7900, ext. 1112 or by email at