January 9, 2020
The Chilhowee Board of Education is proud to announce the hiring of Mr. Joe Murphy as the new superintendent for the 2020-2021 school year. Joe has been a long time member of the community and school. Joe graduated from Chilhowee High School in 1998. He attended Missouri Valley College and the University of Central Missouri where he graduated with his Bachelor of Science in Education with an emphasis in physical education. Joe attended the University of Missouri where he received his Master’s degree in administration and is currently attending the University of Central Missouri working on his specialist degree with an emphasis in administration/superintendency.
Joe started his career in education as an elementary PE teacher and Assistant Basketball Coach at Westminster College in Fulton for two years. He taught two years in Clinton as elementary PE teacher before residing in Tulsa, Oklahoma as a coach and PE teacher. He returned to Chilhowee as basketball coach and teacher in 2010. Joe taught PE and coached the boys and girls basketball programs before transitioning to the Principal in 2016.