Superintendent Coy D. Samons and the Paintsville Elementary Site Based Decision Making Council announced today the hiring of Katie H. Webb as the Principal for PES, effective July 1, 2014. Mrs. Webb is currently the District Supervisor of Instruction for Paintsville Independent. She oversees a diverse list of district-wide initiatives including assessment, curriculum, professional development, and improvement planning.
Mrs. Webb earned her Bachelor of Science in Middle Grades Education from Pikeville College in 1993, her Master’s in Education from Morehead State University in 2001, and post-master’s certifications in Instructional Leadership in 2006 and 2008 from MSU. She began her teaching career at Our Lady of the Mountains in 1994 and was hired as an elementary teacher at PES in 2000. During her 9 years at PES she taught 5th/6th grade Social Studies and Language Arts, as well as serving as a basketball coach and an academic team coach. She became the Supervisor of Instruction for the district in 2009. She and her husband, Todd, have 2 daughters, Allison (a 2013 PHS graduate and UK Sophomore) and Madison (a 6th grader at PES).
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