Patricia Sheffer holds a Master’s in Education from Murray State University and is a graduate of the AASA Mid-West National Superintendent Program. Sheffer has 28 years of experience and is continually seeking out new opportunities for professional growth to improve all facets of the school system and the community. Patricia realizes the importance of a continuous improvement model to ensure every child experiences a successful educational journey.
Patricia has served as an assistant superintendent, director of curriculum, instruction & assessment, curriculum specialist, alternative school principal, and elementary teacher, all in the Union County Public School system.
Past AASA Kentucky Superintendent of the Year Winners:
2020 Kentucky Superintendent of the Year: Brian Creasman
2019 Kentucky Superintendent of the Year: Emmanuel Caulk
About the Superintendent of the Year:
As a sponsor of the superintendent of the Year program, First Student wants to recognize these leaders in a special way this year, because of the Covid-19 pandemic and the disruption that has affected all education systems but also the innovative approaches that the superintendents and school districts addressed through radio, television, zoom and take-home packages. These superintendents are the very best in public education and are needed more than ever during this crisis.
About the Award:
The superintendent of the Year program, sponsored by First Student and AASA, The School superintendents Association, pays tribute to the talent and vision of the men and women who lead the nation’s public schools.
State level winners are selected on the following criteria:
- Leadership for Learning
- Community Involvement