Venessa Coner-Worley began her career in education over 23 years ago. Principal Worley was hired in October 2013 as the administrator of Waco Elementary School and continues to serve, happily, in that role. Before becoming the administrator at W.E.S., Ms. Worley worked in Priority Schools as an Educational Recovery Specialists with the Kentucky Department of Education for the 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.
Ms. 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. Ms. Worley received her Certificate for Superintendent from the University of Kentucky.
Venessa Worley enjoys spending her free time watching NASCAR, reading, hiking and spending time with her friends and family. Venessa is a worldwide traveler and enjoys taking cruises to exotic islands when she has vacation time. Ms. Worley is also a BIG UK Wildcat basketball fan!
Ms. Worley is married to a retired State Trooper, Tommy Cromer. Venessa and Tommy are the proud parents of a Miniature Yorkie named Jessie. Ms. Worley also has a beautiful step-daughter, Holly Cromer, who currently works as a chemist at the Bluegrass Army Depot.