Liz Kirk has 18 years of experience in education, built upon six years of teaching at Yates Elementary. After spending a year as the professional growth and effectiveness coach at Deep Springs Elementary, Kirk moved to Huntertown Elementary School, where she served as a fifth-grade teacher, elementary curriculum specialist, and administrative dean. In 2015, she became assistant principal at Woodford County Middle School, where she was principal for the past two years.
Kirk holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in elementary education from Eastern Kentucky University, where she also studied instructional leadership and received her principal certification.
“We are thrilled to have Mrs. Kirk return to Fayette County bringing a passion for students, a wealth of knowledge and experience, and a special calling and desire to be the next leader of Yates Elementary,” said Elementary School Chief Meribeth Gaines.