Dedra Adler named district special ed consultant
By Madison Kirby, Logan County Schools

Posted on April 18, 2024 11:45 AM


Logan County Schools announced Wednesday that Dedra Adler has been selected as the new special education consultant for the district. Adler is an Exceptional Child Educator and Head Women's Basketball Coach at Logan County High School. She is also a District Teacher Leader and Safe Crisis Management District Instructor. She has 20 years of experience in special education.

"I am both excited and honored to be the Special Education Consultant for Logan County Schools!” said Adler. “My love and passion for exceptional learners will continue to be my driving force. I am humbled by the opportunity to contribute to the lives of students, families, educators, and support staff in making a positive impact in the lives of students."

Adler earned her Director of Special Education, Education Specialist (Ed.S) certification from the University of the Cumberlands. Adler is also a graduate of Western Kentucky University with her Master of Arts in Exceptional Education and Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science.

Adler is married to LCHS athletic director/head football coach Todd Adler. Their children Brenley and Brett are students at Olmstead school, and their daughter Brea starts her teaching career at John Hardin High School this fall.

“Dedra brings a great deal of knowledge, experience, and compassion to our special education program,” said LCS Director of Special Education Rachel Wetton. “She has been a member of our LCS Special Education community for many years, and we are fortunate to welcome her as our new Special Education Consultant.”

Adler’s duties will include behavior consultation, special education teacher support, professional development, compliance and monitoring, and ARC chairperson support.



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