Two Administrators Selected for KWEL Cohort

Two Administrators Selected for KWEL Cohort
Posted on 11/30/2018
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Superintendent Danny Adkins announces that Rachel Crider and Melissa Turner are going to be part of the 2019 Kentucky Women in Education Leadership (KWEL) cohort. KWEL is a cohort of women who want to make a difference in the lives of students, to grow their skills and to become leaders that are more effective.

 

The Kentucky Women in Education Leadership cohort focuses on honing leadership skills through participation in state forums, ongoing networking and mentorship experiences, and opportunities through the Kentucky Association of School Administrators Annual Leadership Institute.

 

Superintendent Adkins comments, “Congratulations Rachel and Melissa on being two of only twenty-five women selected to be in the KWEL cohort! Our Floyd County team is very proud when our colleagues seek new opportunities for growth, especially in the realm of leadership.” Adkins continued, “We’re excited for the opportunity these two ladies have and for the new knowledge and resources they will bring back to our district leadership team.”

 

Rachel Crider, principal at Allen Elementary, is in her twenty-second year in education. She has served as a classroom teacher, member of various district teams, an assistant principal and has presented at state level conferences. Rachel and her husband Ricky have two sons, Christian and Cameron.

 

Melissa Turner, assistant principal at Allen Elementary, is in her nineteenth year in education, serving the last four years in administration. She has served as a teacher, school council member, coached cheer and forensics and has presented at state level conferences. Melissa lives in Prestonsburg.

 

 

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