BES Quick Contacts

Below are some important names and contact numbers to help your family make the most of their Bardstown Elementary School experience. 


Dr. Joshua DeWar, Principal

Dr. DeWar oversees all elementary school initiatives. Phone: 502-331-8801

Michelle Spalding, assistant principal

Michelle Spalding, Assistant Principal

Mrs. Spalding oversees student academic issues, testing, and addresses student conduct and counseling issues. Phone: 502-331-8852

Brittany Alvey, assistant principal

Brittany Alvey, Assistant Principal

Mrs. Alvey oversees student conduct, school culture, and climate. Phone: 502-331-8885

Tabitha Edelen, guidance counselor

Tabitha Edelen, School Counselor

Mrs. Edelen does personal and academic counseling for all students. Phone: 502-331-8888


Melissa McCauley-Longacre, Secretary

Mrs. McCauley assists with enrollment, attendance, and is one of the friendly faces at the front desk of BES. Phone: 502-331-8801

Tina Rogers, bookkeeper

Tina Rogers, Bookkeeper

Mrs. Rogers works with school and student accounts as well as assists with attendance. She is one of the friendly faces at the BES front desk Phone: 502-331-8801

Justin Grundy, BES Athletics and Activities

Justin Grundy, BES Athletics and Activities

Mr. Grundy works to coordinate all preschool-fifth grade athletic and co-curricular opportunities. Phone: 502-331-6050

Cathy Osborne, media and technology specialist

Cathy Osborne, Media & Technology Coordinator

Mrs. Osborne works with student books, media, and technology. Phone: 502-331-8817

Catherine Jean-Baptiste, Family Resource Director

Catherine Jean-Baptiste, Family Resources Coordinator

Mrs. Jean-Baptiste provides counseling referrals and assistance with life skills development as well as addressing clothing, food, and housing needs of students and their families. Phone: 502-331-6004

Additional Support Resources

  • Bus Garage/Transportation: 502-331-8806
  • Food Service/Student Meal Accounts: 502-331-8812