- the new Education and Labor Cabinet website at kelc.ky.gov
Acting Secretary Mary Pat Regan
Mary Pat Regan of St. Matthews was named Acting Secretary of Education and Workforce Development (EWDC) on October 21, 2021. The former Deputy Secretary of EWDC has served in several key executive positions, including as national vice president for regulatory at AT&T and Kentucky state president of AT&T Communications. Regan has also participated in and provided leadership in a number of Louisville-based community and civic programs during the last 10 years, including Greater Louisville Inc., the Kentucky Chamber, Business Leaders for Education, and the United Way. She also has served as a member of the Board of Directors for Kentucky Educational Television, The Louisville Science Center, the Jeﬀerson County Public Education Foundation and the Louisville Collegiate School. Regan attended the University of Wisconsin–Madison.