Donnita B. Crittenden Executive Assistant
Mrs. Crittenden is the Executive Assistant in the Commission office. She is a graduate of Franklin County High School, and has a BA in Public Administration from Kentucky State University. Mrs. Crittenden joined the Commission in August 1993. Her previous experience includes a three-year internship with the Kentucky Department of Education, specifically assigned to the State Board of Education.
Lori M. Smither Staff Assistant
Mrs. Smither is the Staff Assistant in the Commission office. She is a graduate of Franklin County High School and has a degree in four areas of Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education. In addition, Lori has obtained certificates for the Kentucky Director’s Credential, Kentucky Child Care Provider, School Age Child Care, Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education Technical Studies, and Early Childhood Administrator. Her previous experience includes working as a Member Service Representative at a banking institution for seven years, as a Director/Teacher for 11 years, and part-time in the Commission Office for eight years. She joined the Commission Office full-time in July 2015.