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KWEL Professional Network

Welcome to Kentucky Women in Education Leadership (KWEL), a community of professional female education leaders work together to acquire knowledge, competence, and self-confidence through personal leadership growth, mentorship, and support in career advancement. KWEL is a life changing initiative for more than 300 women leaders across the Commonwealth of Kentucky. I invite all women to be part of this incredible cohort of diverse executive female leaders.

Kathy Fields, Ed. D
KWEL Director

Key Dates for Your Calendar
January 24            Orientation for new cohort members
anuary 25-26      Annual Forum

The Latest News


2023 Forum details announced

Join us for the 6th annual KWEL forum set for January 25-26 at the Brown Hotel in Louisville. Meet the newest leaders who will be inducted in during a special ceremony, network and reconnect with colleagues, and reboot for the new year. The forum is included in the Professional Network but requires registration. For more information click here .

NEW! director named

Dr. Kathy Fields named director of KWEL. 

A 37-year veteran in the education arena, Fields brings experience from multiple leadership positions serving as a principal, instructional supervisor, special education, curriculum director, chief academic officer, and superintendent. She has also served as the Executive Director of the International Alliance for Invitational Education, administering schools and districts in all 50 of the United States and five countries. She is an author, international presenter and speaker seeking to spread the message of creating a positive and supportive learning environment across the globe.

Need Assistance? Call the KASA office at (502) 875-3411

Application, Logo Wear Coordinators   Mary Brown, Member Relations Coordinator
Online Community Manager   Lisa Ducker, Community Manager
Forum Details   Taylor McCane, Marketing Coordinator
Partnerships, Sponsorships   Kathy Fields, Director
CEO Network Officer   Rhonda Caldwell, Chief Executive