The following was released on Tues., July 1, 2017 by the Indiana Department of Education:
INDIANAPOLIS Today Dr. Jennifer McCormick, Indiana State Superintendent of Public Instruction, is pleased to announce Dr. Kenneth Folks will serve as Chief of Governmental Affairs for the Indiana Department of Education. He began July 31, 2017.
Dr. Folks has spent nearly 40 years serving in education. Most recently, Dr. Folks served as Superintendent of East Allen County Schools, following his time as Assistant Superintendent for Instruction for Marion Community Schools. He is also a former principal for Carroll High School Freshman Center and Carroll Middle School, and an assistant principal for Norwell High School and Norwell Middle School. Dr. Folks began his career as a classroom teacher and coach for Santa Rosa Jr.-Sr. High School and Norwell High School."