The Chattooga County Board of Education unanimously voted to appoint Jared Hosmer as interim superintendent.
Hosmer will take the helm when retiring Superintendent Jimmy Lenderman leaves on April 30, 2019.
Hosmer’s current tenure with the Chattooga System spans the last twenty-three years with the last seven being in the position of Assistant Superintendent. Hosmer is excited about assuming the duties and responsibilities of the Superintendent.
When asked how Hosmer felt about the appointment he replied, “to steal a line from our current Superintendent, Jimmy Lenderman, “I am proud to be here and proud to serve.”
Hosmer is a lifelong resident of Chattooga County. He attended Menlo School and graduated from Chattooga High School. He attended Shorter University and received a degree in Social Science. He completed both his Master’s Degree and Educational Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership at Jacksonville State University.
Hosmer began his career in education at Menlo Elementary School as a middle grades social studies teacher. Later he became the Assistant Principal of Menlo School before transferring to Lyerly Elementary School as the Principal. He served as Director of Federal Programs for the Chattooga County School System and then was promoted to the position of Assistant Superintendent.
Hosmer’s wife, Ginger, is a Pre-K teacher for Chattooga County schools. Ginger is also a lifelong resident of Chattooga County and graduated from Chattooga High School. Their daughter, Abby, is also a Chattooga High School graduate, and currently attends Kennesaw State University where she is a member of the Honors College. Their son, Eli is a sophomore at Chattooga High School.