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Mitchell Named Director of Elementary Instruction

Wendy Mitchell has been selected as Hopkins County Schools’ director of elementary instruction and Title 1.Wendy Mitchell

Mitchell has served as principal of Earlington Elementary School since 2016. She was previously a school counselor, curriculum coordinator, and a teacher.

“I am excited for the opportunity to work with #TeamHopkins in the Director of Elementary and Title I role,” Mitchell said. “I have been blessed to learn and grow with the amazing staff at Earlington Elementary for 14 years, and I look forward to collaborating with more of #TeamHopkins in a new capacity.”

She earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and master’s degree in school counseling, both from Murray State University, and completed Rank 1 coursework in school counseling and earned an educational specialist Rank 1 in school leadership, both at University of the Cumberlands.

“Mrs. Mitchell has served in a variety of elementary roles and her experience will be beneficial in this position,” said Assistant Superintendent Amy Smith. “She leads by example and has a passion for our students, staff, and community.”