Prestonsburg Elementary names Rady Martin as new assistant principal

Source: Floyd County Schools

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) – Rady Martin has been announced as the new assistant principal for Prestonsburg Elementary.

Martin has worked in education for 20 years, serving seven of those a principal. Throughout his career at Betsy Layne Elementary, May Valley Elementary, Allen Central
High, South Floyd and McDowell Elementary, he has taught special education and health along with gaining administrative experience at the elementary, middle and high school levels.

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The new assistant principal also was a member of the Floyd County Schools’ Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment team. The team was made to grow leaders inside the organization. He credits the experience as the most beneficial to his career.

Outside of school, Martin is the President of South Central Little League in Floyd County and is the Director of Youth Basketball at the Floyd County Community Center.

“I plan to use whatever talents and gifts I possess to make a positive influence on
the lives of children. I’m excited to join the Blackcat Family!” shared Martin.

Interim Superintendent Anna Shepherd said, “We’re happy to have Ray Martin back serving our students as an assistant principal. His dedication to helping provide opportunities to our students can be seen throughout his career and in his work with children outside the educational setting.”

Shepherd continued by saying, “We look forward to working with Rady and all our school administrators to grow and get better for our students.”

Martin and his wife Rhonda live in McDowell.