Mrs. King joined Licking Heights Local Schools as the Director of Curriculum and Instruction in July, 2013. Earlier in her career she held the position as Curriculum Supervisor and School Improvement Facilitator with the Athens Meigs Educational Service Center and State Support Team 16. Prior to her employment at the Athens Meigs ESC, she served as the Federal Programs and Special Education Coordinator as well as Race to the Top and High Schools That Work Coordinator at Sciotoville Community Schools.
Mrs. King earned her Master of Education in Educational Leadership from the University of Rio Grande. She holds current educational licenses as Superintendent, Principal grades 5-12 and Integrated Social Studies Grades 7-12. She was named the Buckeye Council of History Education Teacher of the Year for Local History in 2009, a Gilder Lehrman Scholar in 2008, recipient of The Arthur and Rochelle Belfer National Conference for Educators Scholarship at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum 2007 and has served as an Ohio Historical Society Think History Master Teacher since 2011.
Mrs. King is also a state trainer for many educational initiatives such as the Ohio Teacher Evaluation System (OTES), Ohio Principal Evaluation System (OPES), and Ohio’s New Learning Standards and is a Resident Educator Mentor Trainer. She has also served as a Region 16 Value Added Leader and as a facilitator at the Connecting the Dots Conference.