Northern Kentucky native Brian Robinson has always been drawn to the classroom and that lure led to a career in education. On July 1, he became superintendent of Fort Thomas Independent Schools (FTIS), replacing Karen Cheser, who retired at the end of June.
New Casey County Superintendent Barry Lee focuses on making sure students understand academics and...
Barry Lee is starting his 20th year in education as the new Casey County superintendent. A native of Casey County, Lee graduated from Casey County High School in 1996. He went on to earn his bachelor’s degree in public relations from Eastern Kentucky University as a first-generation college student.
Jason Radford is on a new educational journey, beginning his tenure as the new Oldham County superintendent July 1. He replaces Greg Schultz, who retired June 30, following five years at Oldham County and a total of 31 years in education.
Many educators have made an impact on Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass, but the educator he spent the most time with was his choir teacher, Shirley Jones. On Aug. 9, Glass returned to his hometown of Brandenburg to the Meade County school district’s opening day ceremony to present the Greenwave Legacy Award to Jones.
For almost 30 years, Keith Davis has been out of a public school classroom. But it wasn’t until he was on the brink of retirement that he realized he had more gas in the tank.
Steve Miracle graduated from Henry County High School in May of 1987. By August, he already had enlisted into the Navy and had begun boot camp.
New Morgan County Superintendent Ralph Hamilton grew up in the district and has spent much of his career there.
Jeremy Ledford grew up in Knox County and has spent his educational career there. Now he moves from a principal’s position to superintendent.
David Meinschein, a Livingston Central High School graduate, returned home to begin his stint as superintendent on July 1. Meinschein succeeds Victor Zimmerman, who resigned on Feb. 9. Darryl Chittenden, who was superintendent until his retirement in 2015, took over as interim superintendent for Zimmerman.
On July 1, Danny Adkins will start his new job as superintendent in Woodford County. He will succeed Scott Hawkins, who is retiring at the end of June after 13 years. Adkins has served as Floyd County superintendent since 2018.