Hylton is associate commissioner in the Office of Special Education and Early
Learning (OSEEL) at the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE). She has held
various roles at KDE since November 2010, including as IDEA formal complaint
investigator, executive staff advisor, policy advisor and division director.
received a bachelor’s degree in special education grades P-12 and elementary
education and a master’s degree in education and school counseling from
Morehead State University. She also holds a Rank 1 certification in counseling
and a Director of Special Education certification.
2020, Hylton received the Kevin M. Noland/MaryAnn Miller Award and the Mary May
Wyman Outstanding KYCEC Member of the Year Award for her work in education.
Hylton is from West Liberty and enjoys spending
time with her husband, Freddie; son, Matthew; daughter, Carla; son-in-law,
Hunter; and grandson, Bentley..