Salina USD 305 Announces New Executive Director of Central Kansas Cooperative in Education


Staff member
Feb 14, 2021
Salina Public Schools proudly announces the selection of Jeff Hayes as the Executive Director of the Central Kansas Cooperative in Education (CKCIE) effective July 1, 2021.

Hayes has worked at Salina USD 305 for 28 years, most recently serving for four years as assistant director of CKCIE. Previous experience at CKCIE includes 14 years as a program coordinator and 10 years as a school psychologist.

Hayes earned his bachelor’s degree at Bethany College and his master’s and specialist in education degrees at Emporia State University. He obtained his building leadership license at Baker University and his district leadership license at Fort Hays State University.

Mike Lowers, currently executive director at CKCIE, retires this month.