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    The girls' varsity basketball team will compete in the state Class A tournament at McBrayer Arena (EKU) on Wed., Jan. 26 at 10 am ET. There will be NO SCHOOL on this day in Cumberland Co. to allow fans to go support the Lady Panthers. This will not be an NTI day or a day that students will have to make up at the end. GO BIG GREEN!

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Superintendent

Dr. Biggerstaff January 2020
Dr. Kirk Biggerstaff
Superintendent

270-864-3377
kirk.biggerstaff@cumberland.kyschools.us

<p ><span style="font-size:14px;" ><em ><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;" ><span style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px currentColor; border-image: none; color: rgb(78, 80, 101); line-height: 1.6em; vertical-align: baseline; box-sizing: border-box; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" >Welcome to the Office of the Superintendent for Cumberland County Schools!  As your Superintendent of Schools, I welcome you to our district website!  It is our hope that you will find our website informative and useful.  If you ever have any questions, comments, or concerns regarding our education system, please do not hesitate to call me anytime at 270-864-3377 or send me an email </span ><a href="mailto:kirk.biggerstaff@cumberland.kyschools.us" style="background: 0px 0px rgb(255, 255, 255); margin: 0px; padding: 0px; outline: 0px; border: 0px currentcolor; color: rgb(15, 84, 29); line-height: 1.6em; font-family: arial; text-decoration-line: none; vertical-align: baseline; box-sizing: border-box;" >kirk.biggerstaff@cumberland.kyschools.u</a >s .  <span style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px currentColor; border-image: none; color: rgb(78, 80, 101); line-height: 1.6em; vertical-align: baseline; box-sizing: border-box; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" >I am here to serve you.</span ></span ></em ></span ></p > <hr /> <p ><span style="font-size:14px;" ><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;" ><span style="line-height: 17px;" ><strong >MISSION</strong ><strong > STATEMENT</strong >: My professional mission is to support students, teachers, staff, and parents by promoting a safe, nurturing, learning-centered culture focused on maintaining high-quality curriculum, instruction, and assessment in order to continually improve and advance academic achievement.</span ></span ></span ></p > <hr /> <h3 style="margin: 0px 0px 23px; padding: 10px 0px; outline: 0px; border: 0px currentColor; border-image: none; color: rgb(67, 70, 73); line-height: 18px; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline;" ><span style="font-size:14px;" ><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;" ><strong >EDUCATION</strong ><br /> <br /> 2012-Doctorate in Education (Ed.D.), WKU (4.0 GPA)<br /> <span style="line-height: 1.2em;" >2005-Master of Science in Library Media Education, WKU (4.0 GPA)</span ><br /> <span style="line-height: 1.2em;" >2002-Bachelor of Arts in Social Studies, WKU (Cum Laude honors)</span ></span ></span ></h3 > <hr /> <h3 style="margin: 0px 0px 23px; padding: 10px 0px; outline: 0px; border: 0px currentColor; border-image: none; color: rgb(67, 70, 73); line-height: 18px; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline;" ><span style="font-size:14px;" ><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;" ><strong >KY CERTIFICATIONS</strong ><br /> <br /> Superintendent Certification (P-12)<br /> Principal/Instructional Leadership Certification (P-12)<br /> Library Media Certification (P-12)<br /> Social Studies Certification (grades 8-12)</span ></span ></h3 > <hr /> <h3 style="margin: 0px 0px 23px; padding: 10px 0px; outline: 0px; border: 0px currentColor; border-image: none; color: rgb(67, 70, 73); line-height: 18px; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline;" ><span style="font-size:14px;" ><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;" ><strong ><span style="line-height: 1.2em;" >EXPERIENCE</span ></strong ><br /> <br /> <span style="line-height: 1.2em;" >Superintendent of Schools</span ><br /> <span style="line-height: 1.2em;" >Cumberland County Board of Education</span ><br /> <span style="line-height: 1.2em;" >2014-present</span ><br /> <br /> <span style="line-height: 1.2em;" >Principal<br /> Tompkinsville Elementary School<br /> 2008</span ><span style="line-height: 1.2em;" >-2014</span ><br /> <br /> <span style="line-height: 1.2em;" >Assistant Principal</span ><br /> <span style="line-height: 1.2em;" >Tompkinsville Elementary School</span ><br /> <span style="line-height: 1.2em;" >2006-2008</span ><br /> <br /> <span style="line-height: 1.2em;" >Library Media Specialist</span ><br /> <span style="line-height: 1.2em;" >Monroe County High School</span ><br /> <span style="line-height: 1.2em;" >2004-2006</span ><br /> <br /> <span style="line-height: 1.2em;" >Teacher/Library Media Specialist</span ><br /> <span style="line-height: 1.2em;" >Metcalfe County Middle School/North Metcalfe Elementary School</span ><br /> <span style="line-height: 1.2em;" >2002-2004</span ></span ></span ></h3 > <hr /> <p ><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;" ><span style="font-size:14px;" ><strong >GRANT PROCUREMENT</strong ></span ></span ></p > <p ><br /> <span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;" ><span style="font-size:14px;" ><strong >Cumberland County Board of Education (written by Dr. Biggerstaff)</strong ><br /> Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy Grant (Districtwide), $440,000 (2018)<br /> Entrepreneurial Studies Grant (Districtwide), $20,000 (2018)<br /> Kitchen Equipment Assistance Grant (MS), $22,000 (2018)<br /> 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant (ES), $490,000 (2018)<br /> 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant (MS), $490,000 (2018)<br /> Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Grant (ES), $23,000<br /> 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant (HS), $490,000 (2017)<br /> Read to Achieve Literacy Grant (ES), $200,000 (2017)<br /> Math Achievement Fund Grant, $200,000 (2016)</span ></span ></p > <p ><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;" ><span style="font-size:14px;" ><strong >Tompkinsville Elementary School (written by Dr. Biggerstaff)</strong ><br /> Read to Achieve Literacy Grant, $145,500 (2014)<br /> 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant, $352,500 (2014)<br /> Give with Target Facebook Grant, $1,000 (2012-2013)<br /> Kleenex Brand Back-to-School Field Trip Grant, $500 (2011-2012)<br /> Wal-Mart Foundation Community Outreach Grant, $500 (2011)</span ></span ></p > <p ><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;" ><span style="font-size:14px;" ><strong >Monroe County High School (written by Dr. Biggerstaff)</strong ><br /> National Endowment for the Humanities Bookshelf Grant, $500 (2007)<br /> Scholastic School-wide Bookstore Grant, $2,000 (2006)<br /> Improving Literacy through School Libraries Grant, $127,731 (2006)<br /> 3M Salute to Schools Grant, $15,000 (2005)<br /> National Endowment for the Humanities Bookshelf Grant, $500 (2005)</span ></span ></p > <hr /> <p style="line-height: 20.79px;" ><strong >AWARDS</strong ><strong > & HONORS</strong ><br />  </p > <p ><span style="font-size:14px;" >2016-Distinguished District of Distinction (Cumberland Co. Schools, top 5% in KY)</span ></p > <p ><span style="font-size:14px;" >2015-Distinguished School District (Cumberland Co. Schools, top 10% in KY)</span ></p > <p style="line-height: 20.79px;" ><span style="font-size:14px;" ><span style="line-height: 1.6em;" >2014-National Blue Ribbon School-Tompkinsville Elementary</span ></span ></p > <p style="line-height: 20.79px;" ><span style="font-size:14px;" >2014-School of Distinction (99th percentile)-Tompkinsville Elementary</span ></p > <p style="line-height: 20.79px;" ><span style="font-size:14px;" >2014-National Distinguished Principal Finalist (KY Association of Elementary Principals)</span ></p > <p style="line-height: 20.79px;" ><span style="font-size:14px;" >2013-Distinguished, High Performing, High Progress School (Top 10% in </span ><span style="font-size:14px;" >overall</span ><span style="font-size:14px;" > academic achievement-91<sup >st</sup > percentile; Top 10% in academic growth)-Tompkinsville Elementary</span ></p > <p ><span style="font-size:14px;" >2008, 2009, 2010, 2011-KCCT State Assessment: Top 10% in Reading and Math Achievement-Tompkinsville Elementary</span ></p > <p ><span style="font-size:14px;" >2012-National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Nominee-Tompkinsville Elementary</span ></p > <p ><span style="font-size:14px;" >2008-Kentucky Department of Education Pacesetter School (top 5% of all public schools in Kentucky)-Tompkinsville Elementary</span ></p > <p ><span style="font-size:14px;" >2009-2011-State Beta Club Executive Council</span ></p > <p ><span style="font-size:14px;" >2007-2009-Kentucky Junior Beta Club State Sponsor</span ></p > <hr /> <p ><img alt="My Family" src="https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/b1dGwGY2et96GNniU2xjXCr6eeyYT3N43b_RbBhPwA1n_Q03nDDMod4THra6Cegjej5VsSLgos9guecOZK9IaCCpKCWsG80gFPBVkPdOVTAyqEgh5Og3uOJNirthPGBGxyjAKPue6gPV3E33rRcdzGPey0BFGBYgsXENrS4yk_Eu7uxZ07caFwIcjqzSEzeGbM5ac8m6KkEKGsS8jWXqa2W0X9gjBwHtsleDJ71oUaAzVSw7jtMkmbpEsh2NiZZsG2IGMX-jvg11w6pn8fTcsGJzaRmlhS4U_g9quQFvmFTGQaZTfNjomMJUw--B6mGi2cfDvO9yQ73NLFnlqpQly5VnQkyli4Hwrg5wHVY2kxSJyepGwTTNnVBGa6hf5r8XglOAH75zhO_n6s8rfsIP4UYmOt8RwK-_PcI36st9tSDWboET2quyRdzC50KfkKkwcfkrTBob3p82lfA4ES7oTxLt0Yk61yDfVKxz0NaUI2-_Jym3gHDljaSP0ubt1BJYN6_SrOrKUWbT3ccUBTC6me34FkY6FkaiJdfRzOjEdPcXrvtEsvHHODlErjspcOIZnlDZtrtrGkCpiUP_IfxcSr-xit21VarT9HtvwvBHUHBqQTrCqWMzeLKe-f7Fdh0=w632-h947-no" style="width: 450px; height: 674px;" /><br /> <span style="line-height: 1.6em; font-size: 16px;" >My Family-Wife Christie; Children: Campbell, Connor, and Clayton</span ></p >