Superintendent's Office

  • Demetrus LigginsSuperintendent Demetrus Liggins is known as a man of integrity and substance who leads with a laser focus on student achievement, a compassion for students and staff, and a fierce determination to make a difference. In each community he has served, he worked tirelessly to provide all students – regardless of their learning style, race, language, ability, or family income – with opportunities and experiences to become successful, productive students and citizens.

    A seasoned educator with 21 years of experience, Liggins joined Fayette County Public Schools on July 26, 2021, after a six-month search and unanimous vote by the Fayette County Board of Education.


  • Liggins' background

  • Contact us

    Demetrus Liggins,

    Tanya Dailey,
    executive assistant
    Phone: (859) 381-4104*
    Fax: (859) 381-4303

    * For school-level issues, please contact your child's principal and then your chief of schools.

    News media contact:

    Lisa Deffendall,
    district spokeswoman
    (859) 381-4101
    or 699-1441

  • Duties & responsibilities

    The superintendent's duties are set forth in the Kentucky Revised Statutes and in the regulations of the State Board of Education. Among the responsibilities are overseeing personnel, financial aspects of the district, and the policies and regulations of Fayette County Public Schools.