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