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Office of the Superintendent

Dr. Brian Shumate was named the new Superintendent of the Troup County School System beginning July 1, 2019.  Dr. Shumate comes to Troup County Schools after serving 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 36 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 Kristi East, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent, by phone at 706-812-7900, ext. 1112, or by email at