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The Kentucky Board of Education has an exciting and challenging leadership opportunity to make a difference for more than 648,000 public school students in our state. The board is seeking an individual who shares its commitment to putting the interests of students first and ensuring each child is prepared for the opportunities of the 21st-century economy.

The Commissioner of Education serves as chief state school officer and oversees the daily operations of the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and acts as superintendent of the Kentucky School for the Blind, the Kentucky School for the Deaf and 53 area technology centers. The commissioner also serves as the executive secretary to the Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB), recommending and carrying out regulations related to standards and requirements
for obtaining and maintaining a teaching certificate, and preparation of teachers and other professional school personnel in Kentucky.

For more information regarding the Kentucky Board of Education please visit:

Confidential inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to:

Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc.
42 Business Centre Drive, Suite 206
Miramar Beach, Florida 32550

phone: 850-650-2277

Betty Asher:
Ann Bailey:
Susanne Griffin:


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