Dr. Chuck Hamilton, Pam Spalding,
Superintendent Administrative Asst.
Nancy Shockency, Receptionist
2011 University of Kentucky; Doctorate of Educational Leadership
1992 Eastern Kentucky University, Rank I School Administration
1988 Eastern Kentucky University, Master in Education
1985 Eastern Kentucky University, Bachelor of Science
1983 Saint Catherine Junior College, Associate of Arts
2011–2013 Superintendent, Marion County Public Schools, Lebanon, Kentucky
2009–2011 Superintendent, Mercer County Public Schools, Harrodsburg, Kentucky
2005–2009 Finance Director, Marion County Public Schools, Lebanon, Kentucky
2000–2005 Principal, Marion County High School, Lebanon, Kentucky
1995–2000 Principal, Saint Charles Middle School, St. Mary, Kentucky
1994–1995 Math Teacher, Nelson County High School, Bardstown, Kentucky
1993–1994 Assistant Principal, Marion County High School, Lebanon, Kentucky
1988–1993 Math Teacher, Marion County High School, Lebanon, Kentucky
1985–1988 Math Teacher, Saint Charles Middle School, St. Mary, Kentucky
Follow link above to Superintendent Contract
2012-2013 Superintendent Summative Evaluation; on a 4 point scale
Leadership and District Culture 3.4
Policy and Governance 4.0
Communication/Community Relations 3.6
Organizational Management 3.8
Curriculum Planning Development 3.8
Instructional Leadership 4.0
Human Resource Management 3.0
Values and Ethics of Leadership 3.6
Student Achievement and Learning 3.8
Summative average for all standards 3.7
Superintendent Tenure of Dr. Hamilton in Marion County
Started Hugh C. Spalding Academy A5 School – 2012
Three schools achieved Energy Star status - 2011
Lebanon Middle School recognized as "School to Watch", only 13 in the state.
Started an alternative program in an A-5 school for students who were high risk of drop-out. The program is intended to improve the graduation rate and decrease the drop-out rate. It is also required to adopt the age 18 drop out bill passed in June 2013. Anticipate eight graduates in 2013.
National Academy Foundation (PLTW) – 2012
A national partnership to help recruitment and retention of students in our engineering program. We have already achieved national certification. Community members on our local NAF Advisory board.
Tech Schools That Work (ATC) – 2013
Improve the professional development and instructional practices of the ATC staff. This is being done with the help of national consultants.
Summer READ180 – 2013
Program designed to address struggling readers starting in the fourth grade. Expanded for use all year in most schools. Will be used in a six week summer program to reduce summer regression for at-risk students.
Partnership with KASC – 2013
Entered into this partnership after evaluation of the base-line scores of schools from the first ever Unbridled Learning assessments. Using walkthroughs to check for research-based practices in the classroom. Providing feedback to schools and follow-up to check for implementation.
Flash Cards distributed to every third, fourth and fifth grader to improve automaticity. - 2013
New Assessment System (Unbridled Learning) - 2012
New Evaluation System (PGES) – 2013
Student Drug Testing started - 2011
Revised District Mission/Vision/Belief/Goals statement - 2012
High School Renovation/Calvary Roof/LMS Gym Lights - 2013
Improved school safety by completing security cameras in all buildings and lock-systems at all schools – 2012
Improved traffic flow at GES for afternoon pick-ups - 2012
Added “Report a Bully” link to websites - 2013
Reductions – C.O. Admin/Security Guard/Bus Route/Maintenance position – 2012/2013 to conserve funds and streamline operations. Shift funds from district operations to academic efforts closer to the classroom level.
Reassignment of Responsibilities in district level positions for efficiency.
Conduct monthly district leadership mtgs, principal mtgs, Council of Councils mtgs, Knight Vision Council mtgs, and open mtg date the fourth Monday of the month with MCEA to gain insight from multiple constituents and to better inform others through enhanced communication channels.
Bidding for Mowing Rights for hay crop – 2012
Previously granted with no rhyme or reason, now a revenue generating opportunity providing enough funds to pay for the finished mowing done by our staff.
Improved Website – Superintendent Blog/Superintendent Message/more transparency
Facebook and Twitter Accounts started to
Mock Crisis Event with all local community first responders – 2013
Guest Speaker – Lions Club, Kiwanis, Rotary, Community Service Center volunteers
Attended County events – St. Francis Picnic, Calvary Social, Bradfordsville Spaghetti dinner, Fiscal Court meetings, First Friday Forums, church services around county, Ham Days and Dickens Parade, Chamber Awards.
Working with new principal at ATC (second in two years)
Training new HS principal – 2011
Training new ES principal – 2012
Training new Special Education Director – 2012
New MS principal search – 2013
School visits monthly, and weekly in those needing extra support
State recognized finance expert, KSBA, KASA, KDE, and U.K.
CKEC Co-op Executive Board –2011 to present
Board of Directors KASBO and KASA - 2010 to present
Commissioner’s Raising Achievement and Closing Gaps Council – 2011 to present
KSBA Superintendent Advisory Board – 2010 to present
Utilizing Kentucky Chamber Leadership program with principals – 2012 to present
Replace doors on classrooms at MCHS - 2013
Create state of the art Science Lab at MCHS - 2013
Add two classrooms at Calvary to ease crowding and provide space for related arts -2013
Blacktop walking tracks at WMES, GES, and CES as well as repave court at GES - 2013
Create blacktop lane to separate parent traffic from bus traffic at LES. This is a safety measure and efficiency need for improved traffic flow – 2013
Replace carpet at LES and LMS to reduce allergens and improve attendance - 2013
Re-roof and new HVAC system at Lebanon Middle School - 2014
Design World Language program using a blended learning model, on-line instruction and satellite instruction – 2014
Standardize tracking reading progress, ongoing and expanding from start in 2013 (SRI)
Support the classroom management program called Daily Five, full implementation at Lebanon Elementary in 2013 and volunteers at the other elementary schools.
Improve the progress monitoring of Response to Intervention by adopting a program district wide to replace the current system of multiple sources – 2013
Partner with the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence to bring parent leadership training to Marion County. These trained leaders would then conduct projects at each school to improve volunteer recruitment and retention for classroom support. – 2013
Begin process for SACS/AdvancEd accreditation – 2013
Seek SACS/AdvancEd accreditation – 2014
Continue partnership with KY Association of School Councils to provide instructional support to schools for improved classroom management and practice. – 2014
Continue expansion efforts for work place experiences through the ATC/PLTW/HCSA students through internships and job placements – 2013
Continue move to place a certified math, ELA, and science teacher at the ATC to teach integrated courses using practical applications from ATC courses in welding, tooling, carpentry, engineering, health services, automotive and industrial maintenance. - 2014
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