Madison County Schools is pleased to announce the selection of two new principals in the district. The site-based decision making councils at Madison Central High and Waco Elementary schools have completed the hiring process.
“Madison County Schools is extremely excited to have Drew Muntz and Venessa Worley in leadership roles,” said Superintendent Elmer Thomas. “Both of these individuals have an abundance of education and leadership experience that will benefit our students, staff and community.”
Madison Central High School
Drew Muntz has been selected for the leading role at Madison Central High. Muntz has been serving as interim principal at Madison Central since August 1. Muntz began work at MCHS in July 2010 as assistant principal. Prior to being assistant principal at MCHS, Muntz worked for the Kentucky Department of Education as a targeted assistance branch manager (2009-2010) and a consultant (2008-2009). Muntz has also served as principal of Campbellsville High School (2006-2007); principal of Bourbon County High School (2003-2006); assistant principal of Pendleton County High School (2000-2003); and a teacher at Mason County High School (1998-2000), Harrison County High School (1997-1998) and Holbrook High School (1995-1997).
Muntz received his bachelor’s, master’s and Rank 1 from Morehead State University and is certified as a social studies teacher for grades 7-12, principal for grades K-12, instructional supervisor, director of pupil personnel and superintendent.
Waco Elementary School
Venessa Coner-Worley began her career in education more than 17 years ago. Worley has worked in Priority Schools as an Educational Recovery Specialists with the Kentucky Department of Education for the past six years. Prior to her role at KDE, she taught at Kingston Elementary as a primary teacher from 1998-2008; and was an instructional assistant from 1997-1998.
Worley received her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Masters of Arts in Education as a Reading Specialist, Masters of Arts in Education in Instructional Leadership and Certificate for Instructional Supervisor from Eastern Kentucky University. Worley received her Certificate for Superintendent from the University of Kentucky.