Mr. Fanning is beginning his twenty-first year in education and his sixteenth in administration. Prior to becoming a supervisor in the central office in July 2016, Mr. Fanning served as prinicpal of South Lincoln School. Mr. Fanning began his teaching career at Lincoln County High School where he taught five years before accepting an administrative position in Madison County, Alabama. While in Madison County, he was assistant principal of Meridianville Middle School before being named principal of Hazel Green Green High School. He returned home to Lincoln County in the July 2009 to assume a supervisory position with the Lincoln County Department of Education.
Mr. Fanning is a native of Lincoln County and a 1990 graduate of Lincoln County High School. He received his undergraduate degree from Cumberland University in Lebanon, TN and two graduate degree's in administration from Tennessee State University. Mr. Fanning is married to Brooke Gallant who operates the Gallant Riverview Funeral Home with her father. They reside in the Elora community.
2016 - Current Supervisor 9-12th, Public Relations, and Asst to the Director of School
2010 - 2016 Principal, South Lincoln School, Fayetteville, TN
2009 - 2010 Supervisor of Secondary Education & Graduation Coach, Lincoln County, TN
2003 - 2009 Principal, Hazel Green High School, Madison County
2000 - 2003 Asst. Principal, Meridianville Middle School, Madison County
1995 - 2000 Teacher, Lincoln County High School
Tennessee State University Ed.S Administration & Supervision
Tennessee State University M.Ed Administration & Supervision
Cumberland University BS, History & Secondary Education
National Association of Secondary School Principals
Tennessee Principals Association
Kappa Delta Pi
Christian Educators Association International
Professional Educators of Tennessee