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VA Contact Details

Questions concerning approval of courses in schools or On-the-Job Training & Apprenticeship Programs in order that veterans, servicepersons, reservists (including National Guard), and dependents of disabled or deceased veterans may receive education benefits:  

Kentucky Approving Agency for Veterans Affairs Education
300 North Main Street,
Versailles, Kentucky 40383 
Telephone: (859) 256-3235
Fax: (859) 256-3123  

  • Al Kennedy, Director
    (859) 256-3352
    Albert.kennedy@kctcs.edu   
  • Rita Clark, Support Staff Associate. Support staff for all areas of veteran’s education approval process
    (859) 256-3235  
    rita.clark@kctcs.edu
  • Jon Samokar, Consultant. Serves schools in Jefferson County and counties surrounding Jefferson County
    (859) 256-3550 
    jon.samokar@kctcs.edu
  • Nashid Fakhrid-Deen, Consultant. Serves Schools, On-the-Job and Apprenticeship training establishments West & Southwest of Louisville
    (859) 256-3260
    nashid.fakhrid-deen@kctcs.edu 
  • Tracy Clay, Consultant. Serves Schools, On-the-Job, Apprenticeship training establishments East of I-75 including Fayette County, and License & Certification Exams Statewide
    (859) 256-3329     
    tracy.clay@kctcs.edu

Veterans, servicepersons, reservists (including national guard), and dependents of disabled and deceased veterans can mail or apply online (www.gibill.va.gov) to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Applications for VA Education Benefits (VA Form 22-1990) or their Application for Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance (VA Form 22-5490) to:

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
P.O. Box 66830
St. Louis, MO 63166-6830