Aaryn Schmuhl


Aaryn Schmuhl, GLISI

Aaryn Schmuhl is Vice President for Program Development & Innovation at GLISI (the Georgia Leadership Institute for School Improvement).

Schmuhl began his career teaching and coaching middle school in Henry County Schools in McDonough, Georgia. He helped open Luella Elementary School in 2005 as its assistant principal and served as principal of Luella Middle School from 2005-2011. He accepted the position of Assistant Superintendent for Learning and Leadership Services in Henry County in 2011 and led the district’s 2020 Vision for Personalized Learning in 50 schools. The district reorganized in 2017 and he stepped into the role of Chief Leadership Officer. 

In February 2019, Schmuhl joined GLISI, where he is responsible for building linkages between practitioner-relevant problems of practice, GLISI’s program design and delivery, and GLISI’s mission to Uplift, transform, create and build. 

He holds a B.S. in History & Secondary Education from Vanderbilt University, an M.Ed. Leadership from Harvard University, and is currently enrolled In Vanderbilt’s Ed.D in Learning and Leadership in Organizations with anticipated graduation in December 2020.