Commissioner of Education

Toni Konz Tatman

Published: 8/2/2022 3:51 AM

Toni Konz Tatman was named chief communications officer for the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) in January 2020.

Tatman, a native of Milwaukee, received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2003. Prior to joining KDE, she was communications coordinator for Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) and covered education in three states as a journalist for over 16 years. For more than 10 years, she reported on JCPS and other K-12 education issues in Kentucky for both the Courier Journal and WDRB-TV in Louisville. Before that, she was the education reporter covering K-12 education for the Montgomery (Ala.) Advertiser and the Hattiesburg (Miss.) American.

Tatman enjoys spending time with her husband and son in her free time.

Toni Konz Tatman

​Toni Konz Tatman

Office of the Commissioner

Chief Communications Officer

​Elizabeth Hack
Executive Secretary/Scheduler
Office of the Commissioner of Education
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-3141
Fax (502) 564-5680

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