Damon Fleming has been selected as assistant superintendent of Hopkins County Schools.
For the past six years, he has served as director of student services for Daviess County Public Schools. This role included being director of pupil personnel and the district safe schools coordinator, overseeing the district’s transportation department, school health program, Daviess County Public Schools Police Department, Family Resource Youth Service Centers, and the district’s mental health and counseling programs. He previously was principal of Renaissance Center Alternative Learning Center and a teacher in Muhlenberg County Schools.
“I am humbled and honored to have this opportunity to work with the students, families, and staff of Hopkins County Schools,” Fleming said. “I am excited and look forward to being part of the #TeamHopkins family.”
Fleming has also served on the Kentucky Association of School Administrators School Safety Committee and has conducted safe school assessments for the Kentucky Center for School Safety.
He earned his bachelor’s degree from Murray State University, master’s degree in special education from Western Kentucky University, master’s degree and specialist degree in education administration, both from MSU. He is a doctoral candidate at University of the Cumberlands with a specialty area in district level leadership. The title of his dissertation is “School Administrators and Teachers Perceptions of their Preparedness to Respond to an Incident.”
“Mr. Fleming brings a wealth of knowledge to our team,” said Assistant Superintendent Amy Smith, who will be superintendent effective July 1. “His experience in law enforcement and education for the past 24 years will be an asset to our students, staff, and community. We are looking forward to the new perspective he will bring to Hopkins County!”