Reecie D. Stagnolia, vice president for adult education, Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, is the new chair-elect of the National Council of State Directors of Adult Education (NCSDAE) Executive Committee.
Elected by his peers, Stagnolia will serve a four-year term that also includes two years as chair and one year as past chair.
“It is truly an honor to represent the Commonwealth, the Council on Postsecondary Education and our Kentucky Adult Education system at the national level. I am humbled by my peers’ confidence in my abilities to provide leadership at this level,” said Stagnolia.
Stagnolia has previously served in this leadership role, with an earlier stint from 2010-2014. His other prior involvement includes serving on the Policy Committee since 2002 and four terms as a member of the Executive Committee.
Stagnolia began his career in adult education in 1993 and was appointed vice president for adult education with CPE in 2009.
In addition to his work with NCSDAE, Stagnolia serves as a member of the executive committee of the National Adult Education Professional Development, as well as the Kentucky Workforce Investment Board and the Cabinet for Economic Development’s Bluegrass State Skills Corporation Board of Directors, both as proxy for the president of the Council on Postsecondary Education. He is also a member of the Office of Career Technical and Adult Education Technical Work Group for the National Reporting Systems.
Based in Washington, D.C., the NCSDAE represents the state directors of adult education in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the territories.