NxG Leadership Series for Onboarding Superintendents

Best Practice, Policy and Procedure for Guiding Kentucky’s new Superintendents 
 to a successful first year and beyond.



Next Generation Superintendents


Contact Information:

Dr. Fred Carter/ Dr. Rhonda Caldwell

NxG Leadership Series for Onboarding New Superintendents

Kentucky Association of School Administrators

87 C. Michael Davenport Blvd.

Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

(502) 875-3411

Staff Support


Support provided 24/7 by your executive coach, faculty members and staff who lead the program. Their information is listed below.

Core Team

Rhonda Caldwell, CAE, Ed.D.
Director Program Development
(859) 583-5652

V. Wayne Young, J.D.
Director of Compliance/General Counsel 
(859) 361-0887 


Pat Bailey
Coordinator Support Services 

Fred Carter, Ed.D.
Director of Coaching & Mentoring 
(270) 563-3595 


Nannette Johnston
Program Advisor 

Jan Lantz, Ed.D.
Coordinator Individual Learning Plans 


Benny Lile, Ed.D.
Program Advisor

Program Advisor


Program Advisor 

Patricia Sheffer
Program Advisor 

Matthew Thompson, Ed.D.
Program Advisor
Lu Young, Ed.D.
Program Advisor


Jay Brewer (Dayton Independent Superintendent

Rhonda Caldwell (KASA)

Fred Carter (KASA)

Rob Clayton (Warren County Superintendent)

Nannette Johnston (KASA)

Janice Lantz (KASA)

Benny Lile (Metcalfe.County Superintendent)

Brenda McClain (Communications Consultant)

Randy Poe (Boone County Superintendent)

Matt Robbins (Daviess County Superintendent)

Owens Saylor (KASA)

Patricia Sheffer (Union County Superintendent)

Cassie Trueblood (Education Professional Standards Board - EPSB)

Lu Young (University of Kentucky Professor)

Wayne Young (KASA) 


Michael Ford (Russell County Superintendent)

Tres Settle (Calloway County Superintendent)

Brian Creasman (Fleming County Superintendent)

Amy Baker (Bourbon County Superintendent)

Vicki Jones (East Bernstadt Independent Superintendent)

Mike Genton (Jenkins Independent Superintendent)

Jeff Saylor (Estill CountySuperintendent)

Casey Allen (Ballard County Superintendent)

Houston Barber (Frankfort Independent Superintendent)

Kyle Estes (Hancock County Superintendent)

Paul Mullins (Logan County Superintendent)

Rob Stafford (Owen County Superintendent)

C.D. Morton (Harlan Independent Superintendent)

Rhonda Caldwell, CAE, Ed.D.
Director Program Development 

Rhonda Caldwell, CAE, Ed.D.
Director Program Development