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Joyce Polley Logan, American Education educator. Certified business teacher, vocational administration. Named Future Farmers of America Honorary State Farmer, Kentucky Future Farmers of America., 1979, Woman of the Year, Lion's Club, Madisonville, Kentucky, 1987, Outstanding Teacher Educator, 1992.


Logan, Joyce Polley was born on September 18, 1935 in Providence, Kentucky, United States. Daughter of Vernon and Hattie Alice Polley.


Bachelor of Science, Murray State University, 1956. Master of Arts, Murray State University, 1960. Doctor of Education, Vanderbilt University, 1988.


Student secretary Murray (Kentucky) State University, 1954-1956. Business teacher Hopkins County Schools, Madisonville, Kentucky, 1956-1968. Regional coordinator Vocational Region 2 Kentucky Department Education, 1968-1983.

Principal Health Occupations School, 1983-1988. Vocational, technical administrator Kentucky Department Education, Frankfort, 1988-1990. Assistant professor department administration and supervision College Education University Kentucky, Lexington, 1991—1999.

State director Kentucky Committee for Secondary and Middle Schools Southern Association Colleges and Schools, 1995-1998. Associate professor department administration and supervision College Education University Kentucky, Lexington, 2000—2007. Evaluator Distance Education Training Council, Washington, since 1981.

Field coordinator military evaluations, American Council on Education, Washington, 1984-2005.


  • Certified business teacher, vocational administration.


Member alumni board Murray (Kentucky) State University College Business, since 1988. Fundraiser Kentucky Special Olympics, Madisonville, 1983, Young Men’s Christian Association, Madisonville, 1984. Member education committee Greater Leadership Program Madisonville, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, 1987-1988.

Member National Business Education Association, American Vocational Association, Kentucky Vocational Association, Southern Association of Colleges Schools (trustee 1973, 1976-1978, chairman Commn on Occupational Ednl. Institutions 1973), Kentucky Association for School Adminstrs., Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Phi Delta Kappa, Omicron DeltaKappa (honorary).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: jogging, tennis, reading, piano playing.


Married Jewell Wyatt Logan (deceased), June 4, 1956. 1 child, James Edward.

Vernon Polley

Hattie Alice Polley

Jewell Wyatt Logan

James Edward Logan