Becoming superintendent of Shelby County Schools was a return to familiar ground for Sally Sugg.
Starting work as superintendent of Russellville Independent School District has been slightly disorienting for Leon Smith. When he walked out of his office July 1, after his first day on the job, it seemed like he’d never left.
Jessica Napier, alongside friends and family, waited to hear if she would be named the 2020 SHAPE America National Health Education Teacher of the Year during the May 5 virtual ceremony.
After a long career in education, self-described policy wonk Sharon Porter Robinson is working to close the gap between education policy and practice as a member of the Kentucky Board of Education.
After public education changed the course of her life, Patrice McCrary spent more than 30 years as a classroom teacher and teacher leader, and now she is lending her voice to the Kentucky Board of Education.
For Mark Thomas, the new superintendent of Todd County Schools, education is a family focus. One of his daughters is a Bullitt County high school English teacher. Another is headed for the University of Louisville (UofL). And his stepdaughter is about to start her junior year at Western Kentucky University (WKU).
As a child, Brian Alexander loved going to school. He loved learning, had good relationships with his teachers, and he enjoyed the culture and atmosphere of his schools. Now, as the new superintendent for Edmonson County Schools, he hopes to create similar positive experiences for students there.
Robert Tuck came well-prepared into the job of Butler County Schools superintendent. He knew he was hired in June, so he had time before his July 1 start date to confer with retiring Superintendent Scott Howard.
New Erlanger-Elsmere Superintendent Chad Molley follows in his father’s footsteps, who also served as the district’s superintendent from 1994 to 2002.
The grandson of sharecroppers, Thomas Woods-Tucker looks to tackle equity as the Kentucky Department of Education’s first chief equity officer.