Recruitment & Training
To keep pace with Lexington's changing demographics, Fayette County Public Schools strives to build a diverse and inclusive workforce pipeline of highly talented and culturally competent administrators, teachers, and staff to provide a global perspective for students. Our efforts seek to ensure:
- All our stakeholders embrace equity, diversity, and inclusion;
- Stakeholders understand and accept that educator diversity is essential;
- School hiring decisions focus on prioritized diversification and inclusion efforts that reflect the demographic makeup of students and families; and
- Student learning experiences are enriched by environments that foster equitable access and increased participation of diverse curriculum, cultures, instructional strategies and practices, and the experiences and contributions of all people.
Contact: Rose Santiago, associate director for Minority Recruitment & Training, (859) 381-4224
Resources for prospective employees
Minority Educator Recruitment and Retention Scholarship -- an initiative to address the shortage of minority teachers, especially in mathematics and science.
Classified Aspiring Leadership - a voluntary program designed to offer hourly, classified employees an opportunity to become effective leaders in FCPS. The purpose is self-improvement and professional development; participation does not guarantee a leadership position or an increase in pay. If interested, complete the online application or contact Kiyon Massey.
National Board Certification mentorship -- a free service through the Kentucky Association of Professional Educators
University of Kentucky: Education Leadership Studies
Georgetown College: off-campus graduate programs
Midway University: M.Ed. program
Ashland University: course listings
FRYSC Corps: literacy tutors affiliated with AmeriCorps