New Haven, IN. – The East Allen County Schools Board of School Trustees has announced the hiring of Dr. Kenneth Folks as the new Superintendent of Schools. Dr. Folks was previously the Assistant Superintendent of Marion Community Schools. He has served as principal in Northwest Allen County Schools and Northern Wells Community Schools.
Folks will enter the position with a wealth of experience. He received his bachelor and master degrees in secondary education from IPFW. He also received his administrator’s license from IPFW and his doctorate in educational leadership from Purdue University. Folks also serves on the Board of Directors for the Indiana Association of School Principals, Indiana Public School Superintendents and Indiana Urban Schools Association.
Folks said, “I think my experience from all 32 years in public education is applicable to take the East Allen County School district to the next level. I’m happy to be the leader of the team that will make EACS the premiere school district in Northeast Indiana”.