Jon Akers

Kentucky Center for School Safety

Jon Akers has served as the Executive Director for the Kentucky Center for School Safety since his appointment in December of 2000. He has 47 years of experience in public education, which includes: teaching Civics for four years and serving as a secondary school principal for 25 years: Bryan Station Senior High and Paul Laurence Dunbar High School. He served as a national trainer of Emergency Management for the United States Department of Education. A few of his awards and recognitions include: Administrator of the Year (1993), Distinguished Educator (1996) and 1998 High School Principal of the Year awarded by the Kentucky Department of Education.