CCPS taps Coy Hall as next ATC principal

Published 6:00 am Tuesday, May 17, 2022

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The Clark County Area Technology Center has a new principal. The school district announced the news in a social media post on Sunday.

Coy Hall will the helm after previously working as the principal at the Area Technology Center in Estill County.

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“When leadership sees career technical instruction as an authentic experience that parallels the professional workplace, our schools will produce highly qualified and skilled students that will have multiple opportunities upon graduation. This is what Mr. Coy Hall will support and lead in Clark County.” Superintendent Molly McComas said.

Hall is ready to put his experience in Irvine to work in Winchester.

“I hope the experiences I have gained in Estill County the past year will make me be a better leader, and have helped me gain skills and experience that will make me a valuable asset to the Clark County Public School System and I am excited to be a part of a lot of the new and exciting traditions and leadership enhancing opportunities I have been watching take place since I have been gone,” Hall said.

Hall holds a Rank 1 and has spent 15 years working in education in education. He is currently finishing his Ed.S in instructional leadership at Morehead State University. He received his associate and bachelor’s degrees in career and technical education from Eastern Kentucky University and earned a master’s degree in career and technical administration at MSU. Hall began his teaching career in Kenton County and he worked in Clark County for 13 years as a He currently serves as the NTI PLC Content Lead for welding for the state and will continue to serve in that role. Hall has also served as the Kentucky Community/Technical Education Association’s president and on the KYTECH Personnel Board on the State Curriculum Committee for Welding. 

“Expanding our opportunities for CCPS students is very important to our community. I value that Mr. Hall will work to build strong relationships with a variety of post-secondary partners and community business members,” McComas said.

Hall is originally from Lee County, but currently resides in Madison County.  He enjoys metal working, traveling, going to concerts, playing golf, investing, working on side hustles and spending time with his CTE friends and family, and rooting for the Clark County football and basketball teams.