Dr. Kristy Field took the helm at Tates Creek High School in July 2023, marking a milestone as the school's first female leader.
Before returning to Kentucky in 2015, Field served as an intervention specialist at Chillicothe High School in Ohio for 14 years. Since joining Fayette County schools, she has served in various roles including special education teacher, administrative dean and intervention specialist at STEAM Academy, Freshman Academy principal at Bryan Station High School, and most recently associate principal at Lafayette High School.
Field attended the University of Rio Grande in Ohio, where she earned a bachelor's degree in economics and a master's degree in education, specializing in Special Education. She got her certification in education administration from the University of Ohio and later completed her doctorate in educational leadership and organizational management through the University of Louisville.