Dr. Marty Polio standing with brick wall behind him

Dr. Martin “Marty” Pollio

JCPS Superintendent

Dr. Martin “Marty” Pollio has been serving as superintendent of the Jefferson County Public School (JCPS) District since February 11, 2018. 

For more than 20 years, Dr. Pollio has dedicated his career to serving the students of JCPS. He is a longtime administrator and educator whose focus is improving culture and climate across the district, increasing student achievement, and implementing deeper learning strategies to make lessons come alive for students and teachers.

As superintendent, Dr. Pollio overhauled the way JCPS determines where students attend school. 

Dr. Pollio began his career with JCPS in 1997 as a social studies teacher at Shawnee High School. He went on to serve as a teacher and assistant principal at Waggener High School before taking the helm as principal of Jeffersontown High School from 2007 to 2015. Dr. Pollio was the principal of Doss High School until July 2017, when he was selected to be the acting superintendent. 

Dr. Pollio received his undergraduate degree from Indiana University and his master’s degree from Eastern Kentucky University. He earned his doctorate from the University of Louisville in 2012.

Dr. Pollio and his wife, Jessica, are the parents of one daughter, who is a JCPS student.