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Vacancy for Superintendent


The Boone County Board of Education is seeking an outstanding educator with leadership skills capable to extend the momentum of excellence in Boone County Schools. The Boone County school district, Kentucky's third largest, has long been considered one of Kentucky's best in providing opportunities for success for all students. It is a district that sets high expectations and provides a supportive atmosphere that produces outstanding achievement for both students and staff. Schools are focused on academic rigor, real world relevance, and focused relationships with parents, students, and community. The District is proud to be the home of two Kentucky Teachers of the Year, NEA Support Professional of the Year, National Merit Finalists, AP Scholars, Service Learning Award winners, athletic and academic champions. Accomplishments like these are made possible by a world-class faculty and staff, the leadership of the Boone County Board of Education, parents, community members and the intrinsic drive of their students.

The successful candidate should have a reputation as an open, approachable, ethical, and enthusiastic leader who is actively involved and visible throughout the region and both nationally and globally. Candidates should possess a passion for enhancing student achievement, strategic financial management, as well as a commitment to high expectations and performance. The successful candidate should have the ability to relate to all constituents.

Boone County is located in the desirable "golden triangle" of northern Kentucky-only 1 0 miles from Cincinnati, 70 miles from Lexington, and 85 miles from Louisville. The Greater

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky region is home to an abundance of cultural and educational events throughout the year.

Kentucky superintendent certification is required. A competitive salary will be offered for a July 1, 2020 contract start.

To apply, please go to KSBA's website - Click on the Superintendent Search tab (current searches). Under the ad, you will find the link to apply for this position.

Application deadline is February 3, 2020

Consultant Service

The Boone County Board of Education is using the Superintendent Search Services of the Kentucky School Boards Association.

Any questions or additional correspondence regarding the position should be addressed to the Board consultant:

Don Martin

Boone County Superintendent Search

Kentucky School Boards Association

260 Democrat Drive

Frankfort, Kentucky 40601



We value your opinion and your input is needed in the search for the next Boone County School District Superintendent. Follow the link below to take our Superintendent Search Survey.


The Boone County Board of Education would like to congratulate and sincerely thank the following elected/appointed members of our 2020 Superintendent Search Committee.  The screening committee is made up of various stakeholder groups whom have volunteered to serve in this very important quest for the next Superintendent of  Boone County Schools.   Thank your for your service to our schools, teachers and most importantly our students future education. 



2020 Superintendent Search Committee Boone County Schools 

Certified Elected Representation

Bobbi Grim

Mary Wilson

Classified Elected Representation

Jennifer Winsett

Board of Education-Appointed

Karen  Byrd

PTA President Representation – Elected

Jenny Price 

Minority Parent Elected Representation

Rita Jones

Boone County Principal Elected Representation

Connie Crigger



2019-2020 Timeline of Boone County Superintendent Search

November 19 School Board Planning Meeting

November 22 Position posted on KDE and KSBA sites

December 20 Search committee membership finalized

February 3 Application process closed

February 13 Joint meeting of the Board and Screening Committee (6:30pm Ralph Rush)

First Screening Committee meeting

February 27 Second Screening Committee meeting

Applicants chosen for interviews and reference checks

March 4 Third Committee meeting-First round of video interviews

March 5 Fourth Committee meeting-Second round of video interviews

March 12 Joint meeting between Board and Screening Committee (6:30 pm Ralph Rush) to receive Committee recommendations

Board planning meeting following joint meeting

March 17 Board begins candidate interviews

April 15 New Superintendent named



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