Dr. Kimberly Banta is a life-long educator. As State Representative, Kim will go to Frankfort not to play political games but to focus on working in a bi-partisan way to push good ideas, regardless of who comes up with them.
Kim earned her undergrad degree from Indiana University, her masters from Northern Kentucky University, her Rank 1 from Xavier University, and her Doctorate in Education from the University of Louisville.
Kim was a teacher at Simon Kenton High School, principal and assistant principal of Dixie Heights High School, served as the Assistant Superintendent for Kenton County Schools, where she recently retired as the county’s Chief Academic Officer. During her 28 years working for our kids, Kim learned that to accomplish great things, you need to bring people together and implement common sense solutions.
Kim was recognized as Northern Kentucky’s Outstanding Woman of the year in 2010 and received the Golden Apple Award. She has been a member of the Kentucky Leadership Academy, Kentucky Association of School Administrators, and the Kentucky Association of Secondary Principals.
As State Representative, Kim will go to Frankfort not to play political games but to focus on working in a bi-partisan way to push good ideas, regardless of who comes up with them.
Kim and her husband Tom live in Fort Mitchell and have three adult children.