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Carter County Schools appoints new leader

CARTER COUNTY, Ky (WSAZ) – Schools in Carter County have appointed a new superintendent.

The members of the Education Council chose Dr Paul Green.

Green previously served as Jackson County Schools Superintendent.

According to the Carter County Board of Education, Green has served students in a variety of roles throughout his 24 years in education. His experiences include working as a high school history teacher, college basketball coach, elementary and secondary school principal, director of studies, director of school personnel and superintendent of schools.

The following information was listed in Green’s biography released by Carter County Schools:

“In his most recent position as superintendent of the Jackson Independent School District, Dr. Green led the district to significant accomplishments including a 5-star high school rating, a 4-star college rating and the highest ACT composite scores of the state. These academic achievements took place while overcoming significant financial difficulties and leading the district to financial solvency.

Prior to serving as superintendent of the Jackson Independent Schools, he worked at the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative, where he launched a regional initiative to provide STEM learning opportunities, including computer science, science and technology. aviation and robotics, to students in remote rural areas of eastern Kentucky. The initiative has been recognized by national organizations such as the Obama Foundation and the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative. The initiative was presented at the Obama Foundation Summit in 2017. Dr. Green received his doctorate in educational leadership from Morehead State University in 2016.

Dr Green is married with four children. His wife, Shellean, is an elementary school media specialist. He is very excited to be embarking on the next phase of his career as the Carter County Schools Superintendent. He hopes he can make a difference in improving educational opportunities for all students in the Carter County School District. “

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