Allyssa Binkley has been named the next Graves County Schools Secondary Supervisor of Instruction.
Ms. Binkley began her educational career as a classroom teacher in 2003. She has spent eleven years teaching in the Graves County School District, serving both Sedalia and Symsonia Elementary Schools. Ms. Binkley has also served as Assistant Principal at Reidland Elementary and, most recently, Ballard County Elementary. Throughout these opportunities, she has gained a vast amount of experience leading education and encouraging professional growth.
A graduate of the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education, Ms. Binkley went on to earn her Master’s in Reading and Writing and Rank 1 in School Administration from Murray State University.
Mrs. Binkley will be a strong addition to our instructional team. She has a great understanding of what high-quality instruction looks like in the classroom, and she will work well with our Middle and High schools as we continue our work of delivering great instruction to all of our students,” states Superintendent Matthew Madding.
“Dr. Morris has done a phenomenal job over the past few years and leaves big shoes to fill. I am honored to have been chosen for this position, and I look forward to working with Mrs. Throgmorton, Mr. Miller, and the amazing educators in the district. I will focus on ensuring the Graves County students we support are prepared for the future. Graves County has always held a special place in my heart, and I'm excited to be back where I started,” shares Allyssa Binkley.
Married for 18 years to husband, Ricky, they have two daughters. Anna Reese is entering her sophomore year at Graves County High School. Their youngest daughter, Emerson, is an 8th grader at Graves County Middle School. Both girls are members of the state champion and national finalist GCHS Coed Cheerleading Team.
Ms. Binkley will be replacing Dr. Abbie Morris, who has accepted a position at Murray State University in the Department of Educational Studies, Leadership, and Counseling.