Mr. Kenneth Dyer was selected in February 2017 by the Dougherty County Board of Education to become the district's superintendent after having served as Associate Superintendent and Chief Financial Officer.
Dyer earned his Bachelors and Masters degrees in the areas of accounting and business administration (finance), respectively, from Albany State University. Dyer's 23-year professional career includes experience in municipal government, commercial construction and as a small business owner; but, his is most known for his experience as an educational leaders.
Serving over 18 years in leadership roles at the secondary and post-secondary education levels, Dyer served as the vice president and chief financial and operations officer at three colleges/universities prior to joining the DCSS in 2011.
Dyer has provided stellar leadership since he came to the DCSS and is largely credited with leading the school system out of difficult financial times. In addition, it has been his effective stewardship that enabled the school system to invest in several initiatives aimed at improving student achievement.
It is Dyer's visionary and capable leadership, as well as his passion for improving the lives of the students and families of the DCSS that led the Dougherty County Board of Education to promote him to the superintendency.
The 2012 graduate of Leadership Albany is active in the Albany/Dougherty community by serving as a Deacon at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, a life member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., a member of the Government Relations Committee of the Boys and Girls Club of Albany, and a member of the Board of Directors of Albany Technical College. He previously served on the Board of Directors for Leadership Albany. Dyer is the son of Bobby and Lillie G. Patrick. He is married to Dr. Stephanie H. Dyer and they have two beautiful daughters, Kenadi and Kendyl.