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Gwen Courtney Named Interim Principal of Jefferson Elementary School

Courtney received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education, a Master of Arts in Elementary Education from Western Kentucky University and a Master of Arts in Instructional Leadership (Principalship) from Georgetown College. 


Courtney has over twenty-one years of educational experience and has spent the past six years as the Instructional Coach at Jefferson Elementary. 

Courtney noted, “I am truly honored to be chosen as the Interim Principal for Jefferson Elementary.  I am grateful for this opportunity and look forward to working closely with the students, staff, and families as we continue to broaden our horizons.”

Courtney will serve as Interim Principal until the School Based Decision Making Council (SBDM) hires a new principal May 2020.


For more information, please contact Human Resources Director Jinger Carter at 270.831.5000 or email
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