Commissioner of Education

Todd G. Allen

Published: 1/24/2024 3:52 PM

Todd G. Allen is general counsel for the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and the Kentucky Board of Education. He joined KDE’s Office of Legal Services in 2014 and previously held the roles of assistant general counsel, deputy general counsel and interim general counsel.

Allen earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Kentucky (UK) in 2007, and his juris doctor from UK’s College of Law in 2010. Prior to joining KDE, he worked as an associate attorney for a regional law firm where he practiced civil litigation, including defense of school districts, officials and staff. Allen previously held various officer roles in the National Council of State Education Attorneys and served as chair of the Kentucky Bar Association’s Education Law Section.

Allen is originally from Meade County and currently resides in Lexington.

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​Todd G. Allen

General Counsel 
Office of Legal Services

Stacy Ball
Executive Secretary/Scheduler
Office of the Commissioner of Education
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 892-6154 Ext. 4801
Fax (502) 564-3049


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