Contact Information

TDOE Organization Chart
Cabinet Contact Information

Commissioner Penny Schwinn:

Deputy Commissioner of Operations Sam Pearcy:

General Counsel Christy Ballard:

Chief of Staff Chelsea Crawford:

Chief of Statewide Supports (CORE Offices) Meghan McLeroy:

Chief of Programs Jean Luna:

Chief Academic Officer Lisa Coons:

Chief of Districts and Schools Eve Carney:

Chief of Performance and Preparation Rachael Maves:

Assistant Commissioner of Policy & Legislative Affairs:

Department Contact Information

Tennessee Department of Education Main Phone Line: (615) 741-5158

Academic Standards Adoption: (615) 741-2966

Assessment: (615) 532-3027 or

Charter School Information: (615) 664-9491 or

College, Career and Technical Education: (615) 532-2800

Duplicate Diploma Requests: (615) 532-4734

Finance: (615) 741-2095

GED transcripts or copy of GED diploma: (855) 876-3774 or

Home School Information: (615) 815-8750 or

Legal: (615) 741-2921

Media Inquiries:

Private School information: (615) 815-8750  or

Special Populations: (615) 770-1064

Teacher and Leader Evaluation: (615) 856-9306 or

Educator Licensure:

TCRS (Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System):  (800) 922-7772

THEC (Tennessee Higher Education Commission):  (615) 741-3605

TSAC (Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation): (615) 741-1346