John Cagle

2016 Board of Directors – Director

Jefferson County High School

Assistant Principal / CTE Director


115 W. Dumplin Valley Road

Dandridge, TN 37725

Phone: (865) 397-3182

Email: jcagle@jcboe.net


John Cagle is a life-long native of Jefferson County. He graduated from Jefferson County High School in 1981 before continuing a path of education that would lead him to some impressive heights. His list of accomplishments is numerous including receiving his Associate of Arts (A.A.) Degree in Business Administration and Management from Hiwassee College in 1983. He has also attained his Bachelor of Science (BS) in Business and Marketing Education from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, a Master’s Degree in Education Leadership and Administration from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and a Specialist in Education (Ed.S) in Educational Leadership and Administration from Carson-Newman University.


While completing his B.S. degree at the University of Tennessee, he was honored with the “Outstanding Graduate in Business and Marketing Education.”


John is a graduate of the first Leadership Jefferson County class and currently serves as chairman of the Jefferson County Building a Better Future Leadership & Education Foundation team.  He is a former president of the Tennessee Association of Career & Technical Education, and has served on the Region II Policy Committee for the national ACTE organization. 


He is presently the Assistant Principal and CTE Director at Jefferson County High School in Dandridge, TN.


John currently resides in Dandridge, TN, with his wife, Cindy, and children, Laura and Jacob.