McCracken County hires Carter as new superintendent
The McCracken County Board of Education, in a unanimous vote, selected Steven Carter as the district’s next leader effective July 1. Carter, deputy superintendent of Union County Schools, will succeed Interim Superintendent Heath Cartwright, who will retire June 30.
The board’s superintendent screening committee recommended Carter unanimously after interviewing him and at least two other candidates.
Carter started as a social studies teacher in Crittenden County and served as school administrator there before moving to Union County as director of pupil personnel in 2005. As deputy superintendent in Union County, Carter led myriad departments including human resources, transportation, building and grounds, security, gifted and talented, Title I and II programs, assessment and curriculum, and career and technical education.
Cartwright was appointed interim superintendent in March following the resignation of Brian Harper.
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