Mike Carr works with NASDTEC as the Development Coordinator. He has served as the Director of the Division of Certification for the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) from 2004-2013. During his tenure at the EPSB, the agency made a number of progressive changes in both the regulatory and practical aspects of the certification process for the state’s school districts.
He served in a variety of roles during his 39 years in K-12 education, including work as an English and journalism teacher, middle and high school building-level administrator, and director of human resources in Lexington, Ky.
Mr. Carr also worked at the state level as deputy director of the Kentucky Association of School Administrators, where he filled a variety of roles ranging from member services to legislative liaison. Among his career accomplishments was being the recipient of the Kentucky Middle School Principal of the Year award in 1990. With NASDTEC, he previously served as the Southern Regional Director and vice-president of the organization.