Keith Davis

Keith Davis
Clinical Associate Professor, Superintendent in Residence
Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation and Organizational Development
Room 337 - College of Education
bkeith.davis @

Dr. Davis' curriculum vitae [PDF]

Educational Background

  • EdD, Educational Leadership and Organizational Development, University of Louisville
  • School Financial Management Certificate, Gatton College of Business and Economics, University of Kentucky
  • Superintendent Certification, University of Louisville
  • Rank I and Certification, Middle School Principalship, Western Kentucky University
  • MA, Middle Grades Education, Western Kentucky University
  • BS, Middle Grades Education, (Mathematics and Social Studies), Western Kentucky University

Professional Experience

  • Superintendent, Bullitt County Public Schools, 2007 - 2018
  • Assistant Superintendent, Bullitt County Public Schools, 2000 - 2007

Courses Taught

  • Instructional Planning for Student Learning and Achievement
  • Legal Issues in P-12 Education
  • District Leadership
  • District Management: Creating Sustainable Systems
  • Educational Resource Management in P-12 Education
  • Systems for Change: Continuous School Improvement – Clinical Practicum

Honors and Awards

  • F.L. Dupree 2018 Outstanding Superintendent Award - Kentucky School Board Assocation
  • Citizen of the Year 2018 - Bullitt County Scottish Rite of Freemasonry
  • Community Change Agent Award, 2017, University of Louisville
  • Sergeant Darin Potter Leadership and Citizenship Award 2017 - NBHS Army JROTC
  • NAGC/Ball State Administrator Award 2015 - National Association for Gifted Children

Professional Memberships and Service

  • Kentucky Association of School Administrators
  • Kentucky Association of School Superintendents
  • American Association of School Superintendents
  • Jefferson County Public Schools – Audit and Risk Management Advisory Committee 2018 -- Present
  • Kentucky Association of School Superintendents - Legislative Committee, 2016 – Present
  • U of L Advanced Educational Leader Program – Program Director, 2019 -- Present

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • University Council of Educational Administration – School leaders’ preferences for teacher applicant characteristics, 2018
  • Bullitt County Public Schools' New Teacher Recruitment and Induction Program. Kentucky School Leader, Spring/Summer 2017
  • Kentucky Association of Gifted Education - Panel Presentation on Gifted Programs, February 2017, and February 2018
  • LEAD Greater Louisville Inc. - Vision, Progress, and Challenges for Bullitt County Schools, November 17, 2016.