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Superintendent Search for Scott County Schools

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The Scott County Board of Education seeks a strong educational leader with a focus on student achievement to serve as its next superintendent.  Scott County, located 15 minutes north of Lexington, is one of the largest districts in Kentucky with 17 schools and nearly 10,000 students. 

Applicants must hold Kentucky superintendent certification or be eligible for same. 

Applicants must possess characteristics which demonstrate a passion for education and students, a high level of integrity and fairness, positive motivation, and strong interpersonal and public relations skills.  Applicants must also demonstrate the ability to improve student achievement through innovative programs and curriculum. 

Salary competitive and negotiable.

To apply, visit the Kentucky School Boards Association (KSBA) website at  Under the Services tab, choose Superintendent Search.  Select KSBA Current Searches and choose Scott County Schools. 

  • Applications must be received by Monday, June 7, 2021 at 4:00pm.
  • Interviews slated for the week of June 14, 2021.

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Superintendent Search Screening Committee:

  • Susan Duncan, Board Member
  • Corinda Toy, Classified Employee
  • Colmon Elridge, Parent
  • Linda Courtney, Parent
  • Maria Bennett, Principal
  • Melanie Bishop, Teacher
  • Brent Merritt, Teacher


District Brochure


Press Release (May 12, 2021)

Press Release (May 6, 2021)


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