The Scott County school district has a new Student Services Director, Dr. Richard Culross. The position became open when Rob Stafford moved to direct the Human Resources department.
Dr. Culross has 18 years of experience in education, including five years of teaching middle school English and Science in Dalton, Georgia, four years as Assistant Principal and four years as Principal at Simon Kenton High School in Independence, Kentucky. He comes to Scott County from The Kenton County School district where he worked for the past five years as Director of Student Services.
“I’m very excited to be in the Scott County School district and look forward to joining the school community and working with students, staff, teachers, administrators and families,” Culross said.
“Dr. Culross comes to Scott County as an extremely successful and highly respected Director of Student Services,” Patricia Putty, Superintendent of Scott County Schools added. “We are incredibly excited to add him to our team.”
Dr. Culross and his wife Jerri recently relocated back to Central Kentucky. They have two children, Elise and Lucie. Culross earned his bachelor’s degree from Eastern Kentucky University, his masters in Special Education from University of Alabama, his principal certification from University of West Georgia, and his Director of Pupil Personnel and Superintendent certifications from Xavier University. Most recently, Culross completed his doctorate in education at Northern Kentucky University.