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New Director of Secondary Schools

Clay Goode is the new Director of Secondary Schools.  Goode comes to Scott County Schools with 18 years of experience in education, including six years as a teacher at Bryan Station High School.  He also worked in the district offices in Fayette County coordinating the Small Learning Communities Grant and the Experience Based Career Education (EBCE) program.  Goode was also Principal of Lexington Traditional Magnet Middle School for five years.  Most recently he served as the Chief Academic Officer for Paris Independent.

“I am excited and honored to join one of the top school districts in the state,” Goode said.    “It will be a privilege to work with all of the stakeholders in Scott County.”

Clay Goode is excited for the start of school and looks forward to building strong working relationships to achieve a common goal, continued academic growth for middle and high school students in Scott County.  “It takes all stakeholders working together as a team to provide all students the highest quality education,” Goode stated.  The new Director of Secondary Schools believes Scott County Schools has unlimited potential and serves as a model school district across the nation.

Goode, a native of Lexington, completed both his undergraduate and graduate work at the University of Kentucky with degrees in Secondary Education, Curriculum and Instruction, and Administration and Supervision.  He and wife Michelle have a daughter who will be in sixth grade.  Goode will work closely with Director of Secondary Schools Chip Southworth who will retire in the fall.


For more information:

Renee Holmes, (502) 570-3059, renee.holmes@scott.kyschools.us

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