Dr. Rebecca Blakley is currently serving as the project director of the Mental Health Service Professional Demonstration Grant in the McCreary County School District. She has just completed her 27th year in education where she has spent her time serving as a teacher, a counselor, a principal, and an administrator at the central office. She is a lifelong resident of Williamsburg, KY. She received a master’s degree in leadership and principal certification from the University of the Cumberlands, a  degree in school counseling from Eastern Kentucky University, and a Ph.D. in educational leadership from the University of the Cumberlands.  In 2020, Dr. Blakley was inducted into KWEL, Kentucky Women in Education Leadership. She is a firm believer that relationships matter and her favorite quote is from Josh Shipp, “Every kid is ONE caring adult away from being a success story.”

PhD Leadership, University of the Cumberlands, 2023

Higher Education, Leadership

Dr. Blakley presented at the Elgin Foundation Conference on Data-Driven Leadership