Carrollton, Ky. — July 17, 2017 — On July 12, Ronald G. Livingood, Ed.D., began his one-year tenure as interim superintendent of the Carroll County School District.
Livingood grew up in Pendleton County, Kentucky, before attending Eastern Kentucky University. While at EKU, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education in 1981, a Master in Music Education in 1984, and a Rank 1 in Education Administration in 1991. He earned his superintendent certification at Xavier University.
Livingood began his teaching career at Grant County High School in 1985, where he served as choral music and band director until 1991. He then stepped into an administrative role, serving one year as principal of Gallatin County High School, fourteen years as principal of Grant County Middle School, and five years as principal of Pendleton County High School.
From April 2011 to December 2016, Livingood served as superintendent of Grant County Schools.
“As an administrator, it is my responsibility to see that teachers have what they need to meet the needs of their students,” Livingood said. “Everything that we do needs to make a difference for students in the classroom. I am excited to get started, and I appreciate the opportunity to work with the teachers and families of Carroll County.”
When Livingood is not busy leading a school district, he enjoys church, community activities, and his family.
He and his wife, Alane, have been married for 34 years. They live in the Crittenden area and have four grown sons and three grandsons.