Ray promoted to assistant superintendent

Ray promoted to assistant superintendent

Carrollton, Ky. - May 01, 2020 - Superintendent Danny Osborne has selected Jonica Ray as the new assistant superintendent of the Carroll County School District. 


“It is my pleasure to work with Ms. Ray in this next step of her career,” Osborne said. “In my two years in the district, I have been amazed by Ms. Ray’s work ethic as well as by her passion for making a difference for kids. We are fortunate to have Ms. Ray in our community as well as in leadership in our school district. I am confident that great things are ahead for all of us.”


Ray has served the school district for twenty-three years: eleven as a teacher, four as an instructional coach, two as an assistant principal, three as a principal and three as elementary instructional supervisor.


“When I began my career, I never imagined I would end up being an assistant superintendent,” Ray said. “I have loved every step of the journey, and I am excited to begin this new chapter.”


Ray is a 1997 graduate of Northern Kentucky University, where she earned a bachelor’s in elementary education. She earned a master’s degree in reading and writing instruction from the same institution in 2001.  She earned additional master’s degrees from University of the Cumberlands in 2010 and 2013 in instructional leadership.


“Education changed my life, and it is my privilege to help our students change their own lives and reach their potentials,” Ray said. “We have incredible teachers and staff in this school district, and I am looking forward to this new role and to supporting our students in every way that I can. After 23 years of working in this district in various capacities, I am excited for the opportunity to tackle new challenges and learn new things in the role of assistant superintendent.”

Ray’s duties as assistant superintendent officially begin July 1.


The Carroll County School District is a public school system that operates within the geographic boundaries of Carroll County, Kentucky. The district serves around 1,900 students K-12. For more information on the Carroll County School District, visit http://carroll.kyschools.us

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