Stephen L. Pruitt

Presidential Appointment

Stephen Pruitt, Ph.D. is the Kentucky Commissioner of Education.  He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Council for Chief State School Officers.  Dr. Pruitt has been a high school chemistry teacher; mathematics program manager and director of academic standards at the Georgia Department of Education; and the senior vice president for Achieve where he coordinated the development of the Next Generation of Science Standards. He received his doctorate in chemistry education from Auburn University.