Affiliate Research Professor
About Dr. Fite
Dr. Tim Fite earned his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees from The University of Memphis. He holds a Doctor of Education degree from Vanderbilt University. Dr. Fite served Tipton County Schools as a teacher, principal, and superintendent. He retired in June 2011 after completing more than 30 years of outstanding school and district leadership. Dr. Fite has served as chairman of the Tennessee Superintendent's Study Council. This group regularly advises the Commissioner of Education and State Department of Education on policy issues. He has represented Tennessee on numerous education boards and leadership task forces. Dr. Fite has also been a key leader on the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents.