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Puppets to Program Review, teachers experience art at Berea Learnshops Retreat empowers teachers with a better way to educate on social justice issues Teacher leadership rings true at Bell Elementary Kentucky Writing Project helping teachers go the extra mile for ELLs Kentucky teachers TELL state about improved working conditions Teachers find fun and games for math classes at Let’s TALK conference
 
Puppets to Program Review, teachers experience art at Berea Learnshops

Puppets to Program Review, teachers experience art at Berea Learnshops

More than 120 teachers attended this year’s Berea Festival of Learnshops where they made art, learned about program reviews and the new National Core Arts Standards.

Retreat empowers teachers with a better way to educate on social justice issues

Retreat empowers teachers with a better way to educate on social justice issues

A social justice education retreat equipped teachers on how better to teach the lessons Holocaust and more recent genocides and how to apply them to current social justice issues.

Teacher leadership rings true at Bell Elementary

Teacher leadership rings true at Bell Elementary

Teachers and administrators at one Wayne County elementary school say a system of shared leadership is working.

Kentucky Writing Project helping teachers go the extra mile for ELLs

Kentucky Writing Project helping teachers go the extra mile for ELLs

A Kentucky Writing Project workshop provided hands-on ideas, reading and writing strategies and a dose of confidence to teachers working with ELL students.

Kentucky teachers TELL state about improved working conditions

Kentucky teachers TELL state about improved working conditions

Educators across the state are more positive about teaching and learning conditions in their schools than they were in 2013 according to results from the 2015 Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning (TELL) Kentucky Survey.

Teachers find fun and games for math classes at Let’s TALK conference

Teachers find fun and games for math classes at Let’s TALK conference

A Lincoln County mathematics teacher shares with fellow teachers some of the ways she keeps students engaged at the Let’s TALK conference.

Superintendent’s Spotlight: Andy Dotson, Harrison County

30 July 2015

The administration of Harrison County has worked diligently in expanding a partnership with its certified staff, classified staff, students and community. Advisory committees from each group meet bimonthly and items discussed focus on how student achievement can be improved. These meetings have been extremely valuable in bringing about change from within each group that is […]

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Puppets to Program Review, teachers experience art at Berea Learnshops

Puppets to Program Review, teachers experience art at Berea Learnshops

28 July 2015

More than 120 teachers attended this year’s Berea Festival of Learnshops where they made art, learned about program reviews and the new National Core Arts Standards.

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Superintendent’s Spotlight: Margana Stanley, Henderson County

23 July 2015

This has been a banner year for the Henderson County school district. At every turn, the district watches students strive to achieve excellence in everything they do. The teachers and staff throughout Henderson County are committed to excellence in education, and they   are proving that through accomplishments in and out of the classroom. At the […]

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SOAR launches STEM-based education, workforce initiative

21 July 2015

Educators from 22 eastern Kentucky school districts have kicked off an education initiative aimed at building a STEM-based (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) by creating new opportunities for teachers through National Board Certification. They were joined by Gov. Steve Beshear and Rep. Hal Rogers, co-chairmen of SOAR – Shaping Our Appalachian Region, in a ceremony […]

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Retreat empowers teachers with a better way to educate on social justice issues

Retreat empowers teachers with a better way to educate on social justice issues

21 July 2015

A social justice education retreat equipped teachers on how better to teach the lessons Holocaust and more recent genocides and how to apply them to current social justice issues.

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Spencer named state manager for Menifee County school district

17 July 2015

Commissioner of Education Terry Holliday has named Breathitt Co. Assistant Superintendent Tim Spencer as the state manager for the Menifee Co. school district. Spencer will be on loan from Breathitt Co. schools under a memorandum of agreement and will report to the Menifee Co. school district in his new role on July 21. “Tim Spencer […]

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Menifee County Schools go under state management

16 July 2015

The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) has approved Education Commissioner Terry Holliday’s recommendation to put the Menifee County school district under state management. “I do not make a recommendation for state management lightly,” Commissioner Holliday said. “However, it is absolutely critical and necessary in order to meet the education needs of the children in Menifee County.”

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Superintendent’s Spotlight: Alan Reed, Adair County

16 July 2015

When Superintendent Alan Reed began his duties in Adair County, the district had lost $1 million in state and federal funding and student growth was lagging – particularly in the middle and high school. Reed, with the help of a forward-thinking board of education, reconfigured the district’s finances saving more than $1 million. In addition, […]

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Teacher leadership rings true at Bell Elementary

Teacher leadership rings true at Bell Elementary

14 July 2015

Teachers and administrators at one Wayne County elementary school say a system of shared leadership is working.

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Superintendent’s Spotlight: Larry Coldiron, Raceland-Worthington

09 July 2015

The Raceland-Worthington Independent school district takes great pride in providing every student an opportunity to be successful in any educational endeavor they pursue. The district has an excellent staff and provides wonderful facilities for students. None of this, of course, would be possible without the enormous support received from the community. The district has shown […]

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