• Alert:

    Governor Lee has closed school buildings for students physically to return for the remainder of this semester. However, the school system will continue online learning throughout the last instructional day of the school year. ECS will receive guidance as the COVID task force meets in the days to come. The feeding programs will continue as scheduled. We will be sending out information about other events important to parents and students early next week. Please continue social distancing and good hygiene to decrease the spread of the virus in our area. We will provide updates about the 2020-2021 School Year

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Board Of Education

Danny O'Quinn
Danny O'Quinn
Title: Member

Danny O'Quinn has spent his career in education – both in Elizabethton City Schools and at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology in Elizabethton. He began teaching in 2000 in Carter County Schools, then spent the next ten years in ECS as a teacher, assistant principal, and principal of both Elizabethton High School and T. A. Dugger Jr. High School. He currently serves as Vice President of TCAT Elizabethton and has been in this role since 2011.

He holds a Master of Education in Educational Leadership from Lincoln Memorial University, a Teacher Certification in History 6-12 from Milligan College, and a Bachelor of Science in History from East Tennessee State University.

He has four children who are currently enrolled in ECS including three in high school and one in junior high. All four are active in extracurricular activities including soccer, softball, band and jazz band. His wife teaches in the system and serves on the EHS Band Boosters Board.

O’Quinn was elected in 2018 and will up for reelection in 2022.