The Oldham County Schools Assistant Superintendent Search Committee has unanimously chosen Dr. Dylan Smith to serve as the next Assistant Superintendent for Student Learning. Dr. Smith joined the district as the principal of North Oldham Middle School in 2018. Bringing with him a wealth of experience from his years as an educator and administrator in several states, he helped North Oldham Middle School redefine their culture and strengthen their community. Highlights of his time at North Oldham Middle include establishing a house system and student government, as well as introducing the Confucius Classroom and Fab Lab to the school.
“While I will miss the daily interactions at North Middle, I am excited to have the opportunity to support them and all schools in the district in my new role,” said Dr. Smith. “I look forward to providing wrap-around support for schools and continuing to build instructional learning on the strong foundation that is already in place.”
Dr. Smith earned his BS degree from the University of California Santa Cruz. He went on to earn graduate degrees from Fordham University and the University of California at Berkeley. Following that, he earned a Doctorate in Education Leadership and Policy from the University of Washington.
Before joining Oldham County Schools, Dr. Smith served as a middle school social studies teacher, academic dean, assistant principal, director of professional development, and director of data and intervention in various school districts.
“Dr. Smith has a wide range of experiences in other states and other district offices, as well as serving as principal of North Oldham Middle,” said Superintendent Greg Schultz. “I look forward to seeing what he brings to the table to help us on our journey of continuous improvement. I am confident in his capabilities and excited to get started.”
Dr. Smith will start transitioning to the new role immediately.