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Center for Leadership Excellence - James Flynn

Dr. James Flynn

Dr. James Flynn

Superintendent, Simpson County Schools



Dr. Jim Flynn, Superintendent of Simpson County Schools located in Franklin, Kentucky, is in his 11th year as superintendent. During his tenure as superintendent, the district has successfully implemented a common vision that focuses on empowering all students to graduate life ready – prepared socially and academically for college and/or careers.

Dr. Flynn is the President of the Kentucky Association of School Superintendents. The Kentucky General Assembly appointed him to serve on the Local Superintendents Advisory Committee. He also serves on the Superintendents Advisory Committee to the Commissioner of Education.

Superintendent Flynn is active in his local community.  He serves on both the Franklin-Simpson Chamber of Commerce and the Franklin-Simpson Industrial Authority Board of Directors.  Additionally, he is an active board member with the Green River Regional Educational Cooperative. 

He is married to Natalie, who is a Reading Specialist at Briarwood Elementary in Warren County. They have three children, Bracken (Rice University graduate – Houston, TX), Hunter (WKU senior – Bowling Green, KY), and Bretton (fifth grade).  He resides in Franklin with his wife and daughter. 

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 Last Modified 9/24/14