Buddy Berry

Keynote – Monday, July 9, 2018  9:00 am   Grand Ballroom


Dr. Buddy Berry will take us through his journey in reimagining Eminence Independent Schools to design a next generation “Dream School” rooted in personalized learning, and centered around innovation and creativity. The Eminence Independent school district has redesigned its instructional experience for kindergarten through 12th-grade students with its Framework of Innovation for Reinventing Education model using online, blended and competency-based education in their quest to be the Disney World of Schools.
Dr. Berry is Superintendent of Eminence Independent Schools.  He holds a Bachelors in Secondary Mathematics from the University of Kentucky, a Masters in Secondary Counseling from the University of Louisville, a Masters in Instructional Leadership from Bellarmine University, a Superintendency Certificate from Eastern Kentucky University, and a Doctorate of Education from Northern Kentucky University. Dr. Berry serves on the Board for the Fund for Transforming Education, has been a Highly Skilled Educator with the Kentucky Department of Education, is a University of Kentucky Next Generation Academy Fellow, and developed the School on F.I.R.E. (Framework of Innovation for Reinventing Education) Model. The School on FIRE Model has become a model for
innovation, personalization, inspiration, and next practice.