Message From Our Executive Director
Thank you for visiting the website of Southeast/South-Central Educational Cooperative (SESC). Our cooperative is proud of its members and the work they do for the students and communities they serve. Because we understand the potential impact of educational excellence, SESC supports its members through a wide variety of services in an effort to provide life changing opportunities for our children and our region. We are always looking for like-minded partners and invite you to join us in this work. Please let us know if we can ever be of assistance.
David R. Johnson has served as Executive Director of Southeast/South-Central Educational Cooperative since the fall of 2013. Prior to his work at SESC, Mr. Johnson was superintendent of Harlan Independent School District for 17 years. During that time, the district was ranked among the top 10% of Kentucky’s districts for four consecutive years for performance on the state’s accountability system and among the nation’s best for Return on Investment in a study of academic performance relative to financial expenditures. During his 30 years of service in public education, he worked as a teacher, coach, counselor, and high school principal before serving as superintendent. Mr. Johnson is a strong advocate for the important role of education in the future of the children and communities of our region.
SESC – Serving you as you serve others!
Last Updated on February 26, 2018