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Dr. Martin “Marty” Pollio

Dr. Martin “Marty” Pollio


Dr. Marty Pollio was appointed Superintendent of the Jefferson County Public School (JCPS) District effective April 1, 2018. Dr. Pollio had served as acting Superintendent since July 2, 2017. He has dedicated over 26 years of his career to serving the students of JCPS as an administrator and educator. His primary focus is improving the culture and climate across the district, increasing student achievement, and implementing deeper learning strategies to make lessons more engaging for students and teachers.

During his tenure as Superintendent, Dr. Pollio has implemented the Academies of Louisville, overseen record growth in the graduation rate, and altered the student assignment system, giving every JCPS student the option to attend a school closer to home.

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 as the acting superintendent. 

In July 2021, Dr. Pollio was named the Kentucky 2022 Superintendent of the Year by the Kentucky Association of School Administrators (KASA). KASA is the largest school administrator group in Kentucky, representing more than 3,200 education leaders from across the commonwealth. 

Dr. Pollio earned his undergraduate degree from Indiana University, his master’s degree from Eastern Kentucky University, and his doctorate from the University of Louisville in 2012. He and his wife, Jessica, have a daughter who is a JCPS graduate.