Former Kenton County School Superintendent and Entrepreneur Tim Hannah is Named President and CEO of the New EDUCATE NKY.
The organization was nurtured and launched by the OneNKY Alliance to address bold and systemic changes in education throughout Northern Kentucky.
Hanner will begin the role on July 1st.
This organization works with educators, business and community leaders, parents, students, and elected officials to improve student achievement in underperforming and underserved school districts. focus on developing a comprehensive approach to
“EDUCATE NKY seeks purposeful strategic development, policy alignment, and innovative educational strategies that drive future student success and outcomes,” said Greg, EDUCATE NKY Chairman and OneNKY Alliance Board Member. Fischer of Fischer Homes said. “We are thrilled to have Tim at the helm of this initiative.”
The EDUCATE NKY Board of Directors includes Greg Fischer (Chairman of Fischer Homes and EDUCATE NKY). Garren Colvin (St. Elizabeth Healthcare), Normand Desmarais (Tier 1 Performance Solutions), Tim Fogarty (WCM Holdings, Inc.), Bob Heil (KLH Engineers, Inc.), Jack Kenkel (Retired President, Victory Community Bank), Lynn Schaber (Community Volunteer), Matt Smith (Ziegler & Schneider, PSC), Jim Votorba (NKU Honorary Chairman).
The organization is also supported by an advisory board that includes various stakeholders.
“There is so much to celebrate in education in Northern Kentucky, but far too many students are still being left behind, affecting progress, workforce and quality of life in our communities,” Hanner said. said Mr. “I am honored to represent our students in creating this transformation-focused roadmap.”
Hanner brings over 30 years of experience in education as a teacher, program coordinator, principal, superintendent, and consultant. She furthermore offers a diverse background in non-profit, business, consulting, and professional training.
In these roles, he developed innovative programs such as the Born Learning Academy (affiliated with United Way) and the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) campus. Tim, along with others, founded NaviGo College and his Career Prep Services, a non-profit organization that assists middle/high school students and their families in the area of post-high school life preparation. He is the co-founder of his Administrators Roundtable Network, LLC. He has degrees from the University of Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky University, and Eastern Kentucky University. He and his wife Marine live near the family in Covington.
OneNKY President and CEO Karen Finnan said: “We must plan for the future of NKY 20 years from now, where education drives outcomes and continues as a thriving community for all. I know that it will pave the way for us to move forward.”
EDUCATE NKY was founded by the OneNKY Alliance and launched in 2023 to address positive systemic change in education across Northern Kentucky, with a particular focus on underserved and underperforming school districts. The organization works to identify and implement best practices for successful educational approaches to improve student outcomes. By doing so, the broader NKY community will win. For more information, please visit https://onenkyalliance.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/05/Educate-NKY-Announces-New-CEO-5-24-23.pdf.