Paul Mullins named superintendent of Logan County Schools

Posted on June 7, 2016 11:12 PM

At the regular June meeting of the Logan County Board of Education Tuesday, the board voted to hire Paul M. Mullins as the new superintendent of schools and secretary to the board and approved the contract employing him for a four-year term (2016-2020).

Mullins—with 22 years of experience in education—replaces Kevin Hub, who was employed as superintendent in 2014 and is leaving to become the superintendent of the Scott County Schools. 

Mullins, who is presently the superintendent of the Garrard County Schools, has served in that position since the 2013-14 school year.  In addition he has served in the following positions during his educational career: the principal of LaRue County High School (2005-2013), principal of Caverna High School (2004-2005), principal of Lewisburg School (pre-school through eighth grade) (2000-2004), assistant principal and athletic director of Nicholas County High School (1999-2000), teacher in Elizabethtown (1995-2000), and teacher in Hardin County (1994-1995).

In addition to coaching in the finals of the girls state basketball tournament, he has been named state Administrator of the Year and has served as president of the Kentucky Association of School Administrators.

He has earned an associate degree from Elizabethtown Community College and a bachelors and masters degrees and a Rank I in school administration from Western Kentucky University.

Paul Mullins is married to Tonda, and they have three sons, Christian, a senior at Western Kentucky University, and twins Dylan and Matthew, both juniors in high school. The Mullins family plans to move to Logan County in the near future.

Following are highlights from his resume:

Professional Preparation:

Western Kentucky University – Rank 1

Western Kentucky University – MAE – Administration

Western Kentucky University – Bachelor of Arts

Elizabethtown Community College – Associate of Arts

Elizabethtown High School


·        2014- Current Board of Directors Kentucky Association of School Superintendents (KASS)

·        2014-15 Board of Directors Center for Educational Leadership

·        2013-14 KASA President

·        2010-11 KASA Administrator of the Year

·        2008-10 KASA Board of Directors

·        LaRue County Chamber of Commerce- Outstanding Citizen 2011

·        Johnny Grissom Award-KDE District Award- LCHS’s closing of educational gaps with at risk students

·        Garrard County Schools, KY Chamber of Commerce, “Best Places To Work” 2016

·        Garrard County Schools, KY Chamber of Commerce, “Best Places To Work” 2015

·        Assistant Coach 1998 KHSAA State Basketball Champions Elizabethtown High School

Administration/Teaching Experience

·        2013 – 2016 Superintendent Garrard County Schools

·        2005 – 2013 Principal LaRue County High School

·        2004 - 2005 Principal Caverna High School

·        2000 – 2004 Principal Lewisburg School (k-8) – Logan County

·        1999 – 2000 Assistant Principal/Athletic Director- Nicholas County High School

·        1995 – 1999 Elizabethtown Independent Schools – Teacher

·        1994 – 1995 Hardin County Schools – Teacher


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