Clarke County superintendent named National Superintendent of the Year | News
ATHENS, Ga. -- Clarke County School District Superintendent Dr. Philip Lanoue has been named the American Association of School Administrators' National Superintendent of the Year.
Lanoue was chosen as Georgia Superintendent of the Year in December. He has worked for the Clarke County School District since 2009 and was an administrator for the Cobb County School District before that.
Under Lanoue's leadership, Clarke County became a Title I Distinguished District and received a number of other statewide honors.
"I am incredibly honored to be recognized as National Superintendent of the Year, and am so proud to share this recognition with Athens and the Clarke County School District community," Lanoue said in a statement. "Together, as a community of learners, we have made a difference in the lives of our children, and I am so pleased that we have been recognized for this on a national level."
Lanoue is also an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Georgia. He earned a bachelor's degree in secondary education from the University of Vermont, an M.Ed. in administration and planning from the University of Vermont, and a PhD in educational leadership from Mercer University.