About Dr. Devin DeLaughter, EdD
Dr. DeLaughter comes to New Hope from Father Ryan High School in Nashville, where he served most recently as Director of Athletics.
Dr. Devin DeLaughter, Ed.D. currently serves as the 5th Head of School at New Hope in Franklin, TN. New Hope Academy is an independent Christian School modeled in the Charlotte Mason academic tradition serving students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 6th grades. New Hope Academy was founded to provide a quality educational experience to all students within he Franklin, TN community regardless of socio-economic status, with a mission to be a Christ-centered school educating children of diverse racial and socio-economic backgrounds by establishing a biblical worldview and preparing each child to flourish academically, emotionally, socially, and spiritually.
Prior to joining New Hope Academy, Dr. DeLaughter served at Father Ryan High School in Nashville, as Director of Athletics. Dr. DeLaughter is a native of Chattanooga and Tullahoma, TN. He attended The University of the South, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics. Dr. DeLaughter began his teaching career at The McCallie School for Boys in Chattanooga, TN. While serving as a teacher, dorm parent, and coach at McCallie, Dr. DeLaughter earned a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Covenant College (Lookout Mountain, GA.). From there, Dr. DeLaughter and his family moved to Tyler, Texas to serve as Assistant High School Principal and Director of Athletics at Grace Community School. While in Texas, Dr. DeLaughter earned a Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership from Dallas Baptist University. Dr. DeLaughter and his wife, Tina a registered nurse and fellow alum of The University of the South (03), currently live in Franklin, TN with their two daughters, Brianna (15) and Erica (14).