District 1: Diane Porter

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Diane Porter was appointed by former Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday to the Jefferson County Board of Education (JCBE) in June 2010. She was elected to serve District 1 in November 2010.

She is a graduate of the Louisville Public School System and the University of Louisville (UofL). Her professional public education experience is vast, having served for nearly 40 years as a teacher, guidance counselor, assistant principal, principal, and central office administrator. She retired in October 2009 as director of Career/Workforce Education and the district's School-to-Career Program. Porter has also been a JCPS parent, as her daughter is a JCPS graduate.

Contact Diane Porter

Address: P.O. Box 34020, Louisville, KY 40232-4020
Phone: (502) 485-3566
Email: porterschoolboard@gmail.com

District 1 Schools


  • Atkinson Academy
  • Brandeis Elementary
  • Breckinridge-Franklin Elementary
  • Brown School
  • Byck Elementary
  • Carter Traditional Elementary
  • Cochran Elementary
  • Coleridge-Taylor Montessori Elementary
  • Engelhard Elementary
  • Foster Traditional Academy
  • Kennedy Montessori Elementary
  • King Elementary
  • Lincoln Elementary Performing Arts
  • Maupin Elementary
  • McFerran Preparatory Academy
  • Portland Elementary
  • Shelby Traditional Academy
  • Wheatley Elementary
  • Young Elementary


  • Academy @ Shawnee, The
  • Brown School
  • Grace M James Academy
  • Johnson Traditional Middle
  • Meyzeek Middle
  • Noe Middle
  • Western Middle School for the Arts


  • Academy @ Shawnee, The
  • Brown School
  • Central High School Magnet Career Academy (MCA)
  • DuPont Manual High


  • Ackerly
  • Ahrens Educational Resource Center
  • Dawson Orman Education Center
  • DuValle Education Center
  • Heuser Hearing and Language Academy
  • Home of the Innocents Discovery
  • Home of the Innocents Weinberg Academy
  • Jefferson Regional Judicial Detention Center
  • Pathfinder School of Innovation
  • UofL PACT Program
  • Western Day Treatment
  • Youth Performing Arts School (YPAS)