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Hickman County Board of Education in Clinton, Kentucky is seeking an innovative and motivational leader with a demonstrated track record of improving achievement and outcomes as its next superintendent.  The successful candidate should preferably have district level administrative experience and be an instructional leader within a current school district.  It is important for the candidate to have the ability to effectively communicate with the staff and community in order to achieve district goals as well as be visible to the community.  The candidate should possess strong morals, ethics and integrity.  Skills in budgeting, school finances, buildings and grounds, along with working knowledge of the Kentucky Education System are required.  Must hold or be eligible for Kentucky superintendent’s certification.  

Hickman County Public Schools is located in far Western Kentucky, approximately fifty miles West of Paducah and serves a population of students in grades preschool through twelve.  The student population of approximately 750 is housed in two schools.  
Interested candidates must submit an application package consisting of: 1) Letter of Interest; 2) Resume; 3) District Application 4) Copy of Kentucky Superintendent Certification or Letter of Verification from the Educational Professional Standards Board that the candidate will be eligible to hold the position at the time of hire; 5) The names, addresses and telephone numbers (home and work) of five professional references; 6) Written responses to the set of questions and situations listed on the application.

Application packages may be downloaded from the school website under the employment tab, requested by email to [email protected] or by calling Tessa Ferguson at 270-653-2341, option 1.  The application deadline is May 31st, 2022.  For more specific information on the opportunity, contact current superintendent Casey Henderson at [email protected] or by calling 270-653-2341, option 1.  Application packages may be hand-delivered or mailed to: Hickman County Superintendent Search, Casey Henderson, Hickman County Board of Education, 416 N. Waterfield Drive, Clinton, KY 42031.  Please include the original and seven copies.  


Hickman County High School
Hickman County Elementary
Falcon Academy
Superintendent's Message


DISTRICT WIDE: HCES, HCHS, KAPS, and the Board Office are all connected via the district’s Wide Area Network (WAN). The WAN allows students and staff to connect to Kentucky’s network and have access to the Internet and its myriad of resources. Staff members AND students are also provided with e-mail accounts for internal and external communication. New internet switches have been installed and wireless capabilities district wide are now available to users.

HICKMAN COUNTY ELEMENTARY: The elementary has a mobile cart of Chromebooks in each classroom which allows students to gain computer knowledge, learn basic typing skills and use tutorial programs that match classroom work. There are also desktops available in the library. There will be a Vizio interactive flat panel in each classroom beginning in August 2021.

HICKMAN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL: Students in grades 7-12 will be provided a Chromebook to use throughout the school year. The high school has two networked PC labs. One lab is for use by all classes while the second lab is for use by students taking computer courses as well as business classes. Other computers are placed throughout the building and connected to the WAN for student and staff use.
Vizio interactive flat panel technology that interfaces with a computer is available in all high school classrooms. This board enables a teacher or student to touch the screen and carry out computer functions.

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