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Dr. Dale Lynch

Executive Director

Dale Lynch was appointed Executive Director of TOSS on July 1, 2017.  Previously, Dr. Lynch had been Director of Schools in Hamblen County, Tennessee, since 2001.  He came to Hamblen County from Elizabethton City Schools, where he served as Director of Schools and Assistant Director of Instruction.  He began his career in education as a teacher in Washington County.  Dr. Lynch earned a Bachelor's Degree at Milligan College, followed by a Master's Degree and a Doctorate of Education at East Tennessee State University.  He has presented at regional, state, and national conferences on numerous occasions.  Dr. Lynch serves on various local and state boards and is past president of the Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents.  He was named Tennessee’s superintendent of the year in 2014