Director of Public Education/CEO
The Muncie Community Schools Board of Trustees approved Dr. Lee Ann Kwiatkowski, Ed.D., as its new Director of Public Education and Chief Executive Officer in July, 2019. "Dr. K" has more than 35 years of experience in Indiana public education where she has held a variety of roles, including Senior Education Advisor for Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb. In addition to being a classroom teacher, she has also held roles as Principal and Assistant Superintendent.
Dr. Kwiatkowski has comprehensive experience with strategic planning, policy development and implementation, board relations and school improvement. She also understands state and federal programs and budgets at the classroom, school, district and state levels such as Title I, Title II, Title III, gifted and talented and IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act). Among her many responsibilities, Dr. Kwiatkowski provides leadership to the schools to ensure all faculty, resources and systemic changes continue to move in a positive direction that reflect the district's mission of "Placing Learners First."