Reecie Stagnolia is the Council's vice president for adult education, providing statewide leadership for Kentucky’s adult education system.
He was with the Department for Adult Education and Literacy from its creation in July 1993, serving in several capacities including deputy commissioner, interim commissioner, executive assistant to the commissioner and director of Division of Management Services.
Stagnolia is serving his second term as chair of the National Association State Directors of Adult Education. Additionally, he has been elected to four, two-year terms on the executive committee and has served on the organization’s policy committee since 2002.
Stagnolia serves as a board member for the Coalition on Adult Basic Education, which is considered the nation’s leading advocate for the adult education profession. He also serves as chair of the Adult Education Committee for the National Career Pathways Network.
Stagnolia serves as a member of the Bluegrass State Skills Corporation Board of Directors, as proxy for the Council president. He is also a member of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Career Technical and Adult Education Technical Work Group for the National Reporting Systems.