Chief Academic Officer
McAnelly has been a classroom teacher, middle school principal, associate high school principal, and a consultant for the Kentucky Department of Education. At the University of Kentucky, she was a double-major in Political Science and History with an emphasis in Geography, and she earned her master’s in Secondary Education at Murray State. She received her Rank I in Administration and Supervision at UK and completed her doctoral coursework in Educational Leadership.
McAnelly serves on the FCPS Certified Evaluation Committee, UK Middle Level College of Education Committee, and the EKU Education Preparation Advisory Committee. She has also participated in the Five Freedoms Leadership Academy, the Bill and Melinda Gates Common Assignment Pilot, the AdvancED review team, and the National Institute for School Leadership.