Clark County names new superintendent, meet and greet July 26


WINCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ/Press Release) – Clark County Public Schools has named Dr. Molly McComas as its new superintendent.

Dr. McComas has worked in public education for more than 22 years and has served in the Office of Student Services in Scott County Schools since 2017. She is also an adjunct professor of Graduate Studies at the University of the Cumberlands.

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Dr. McComas will transition into the role of Clark County’s superintendent on Monday, Aug. 2.

Dr. McComas earned a doctorate in Education Leadership & Policy Studies from Eastern Kentucky University where she also completed her Master of Arts in Education for Educational Leadership and Instructional Supervision and Superintendent certifications. Dr. McComas earned her Director of Pupil Personnel certification from Xavier University. She also holds a Master of Science in Library & Information Science from the University of Kentucky and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Northern Kentucky University.

Previous roles Dr. McComas has held include Director of Student Services & Operations for Williamstown Independent Schools, a Head Start/Preschool Director, a Library Media Specialist, and a former high school math teacher.

“I am honored that the Board of Education selected me to serve Clark County Public Schools as superintendent,” Dr. McComas said. “Together our district will continue to do great work, always put students first, elevate our staff, and support our leaders. I look forward to learning from our community, meeting our school teams, and developing strong relationships.”

On Monday, July 26, the public has a chance to meet Dr. McComas at a Superintendent Showcase. The meet and greet will go from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the George Rogers Clark High School courtyard and library.

Dr. McComas and her husband, Joe, have been married for 26 years and have two adult children, Sam and Olivia.