LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – One day after being hired as the permanent Jefferson County Public Schools superintendent, Dr. Marty Pollio is looking ahead to the future of the district.
Pollio spoke with WHAS11 News Monday and revealed more about his love for education.
"I really got to see the impact that a school leader has on an entire group of kids a school of kids by impacting many teachers in the school and so that's what I fell in love with and I just continued to grow throughout the process and wanted to impact as many kids as I possibly could."
Pollio says the JCPS Board of Education is bringing in a team to look at the district’s organizational structure.
He says many of the issues going on in Frankfort have a direct impact on education.
The district will keep a close eye on funding, teacher retirement and charter schools in the coming months.
Pollio has been with the district for more than 20 years and spent time as a teacher, basketball coach and principal at two different schools.