Public Notice

The Bedford County Board of Education will be conducting interviews with five finalists for the position of Superintendent of Schools. Interviews will take place on the following dates with the finalists:

January 28 – Dr. John Tucker  CANCELED

February 1 – Dr. Robert Ralston

Recording of Dr. Robert Ralston's Interview

February 4 – Dr. Tammy Garrett

Recording of Dr. Tammy Garrett's Interview

February 8 – Mrs. Karen Scoggins            

Recording of Mrs. Karen Scoggins' Interview

February 11 – Mr. Tim Harwell

Recording of Mr. Tim Harwell's Interview


The full schedule for interviewees on each day is as follows:

8:00 AM – Breakfast with Board at the Central Office.

9:00 AM – Tour of schools and community.

10:15 AM – Coffee with Principals and Central Office Staff at the Blue Ribbon Circle for a ten-minute presentation and thirty-minute Q&A.

11:30 AM – Luncheon with community leaders to be held at the Blue Ribbon Circle.  Candidate speaks for 10 minutes and answers questions for 30-minutes.

12:30 PM – Break or a short tour of housing options.

3:30 PM – Meeting with faculty and staff at Harris Middle School Auditorium, located at 570 Eagle Boulevard, Shelbyville for a 10-minute presentation and 30-minute Q & A. 

5:00 PM – Interview by the School Board at Cascade High School Theatre, located at 3035 Fairfield Pike, Bell Buckle.  Interviews are open to the public.  Due to COVID-19 protocols, social distancing will be observed and masks are encouraged.  The interviews will also be live streamed via a link on the school system website:, and posted on the site for viewing when all interviews are completed.

6:30 PM – Dinner with board members and the candidate at Legends Steakhouse.

7:45 PM – Questions from the Board will conclude to allow for the candidate to ask questions of the Board.

9:15 PM – Conclude activities for the day.