Thursday, June 22, 2017

Kentucky Board of Education discusses new accountability system

At a work session on April 11, the Kentucky Board of Education took a deeper dive into the various components of a new accountability system.

24 educators chosen for Valvoline Teacher Achievement Awards

(FRANKFORT, Ky.) – The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and Valvoline have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2018 Valvoline Teacher...

2017 TELL Kentucky survey sets record; results due next month

(FRANKFORT, Ky.) – Kentucky educators have set a new record with their response to the 2017 Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning (TELL) Kentucky survey. More...

Education commissioner supports autism awareness

Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt is leading educators across Kentucky in recognizing World Autism Awareness Day on April 2 in support of children and families who experience autism on a daily basis.

Data shows Kentucky schools making healthier choices

More Kentucky schools are making healthier choices for their students and taking stock of their school health policies, according to data from the School Health Profiles surveys conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Stephanie Winkler, president of the Kentucky Education Association, draws a TELL Kentucky Survey winner with Wayne Young, executive director of the Kentucky Association of School Administrators. The TELL Kentucky Survey is now in its final week. Photo by Bobby Ellis, March 24, 2017

Three-quarters of educators complete TELL Kentucky Survey

By the third week of the TELL Survey, more than three-quarters of Kentucky’s school-based educators had completed the survey of school working conditions. The survey, which is now in its fourth week, runs through Friday.
Mike Armstrong, executive director of the Kentucky School Boards Association, helped draw TELL Kentucky Survey winners with Robin Hebert, director of the Kentucky Department of Education’s division of Next Generation Professionals, on March 17. Photo by Bobby Ellis, Kentucky Department of Education

More than half of educators complete TELL Kentucky Survey

More than half of Kentucky’s school-based educators have taken part in the TELL (Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning) Survey of school working conditions in just the first two weeks of the survey.
Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt, right, and Jimmy Adams, the executive director of the Education Professional Standards Board, draw school and individual educator winners after the first week of the Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning (TELL) Kentucky Survey of school working conditions. Photo by Bobby Ellis, March 10, 2017

TELL Kentucky off to a good start; participants earn cash

After just one week, more than 17,300 Kentucky educators have taken part in the TELL (Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning) Survey of school working conditions. That represents about 38 percent of the school-based certified educators eligible to participate.

Pruitt to host Town Hall Meetings on school accountability

Kentucky Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt will be hosting a series of regional Town Hall Meetings across the Commonwealth to gather feedback from Kentuckians on a new accountability system that has been under development for the past year.

2017 TELL Kentucky working conditions survey underway

From now through March 31, school-based certified educators in all 173 Kentucky school districts will be able to share their thoughts about the working conditions in their schools through the 2017 TELL (Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning) Kentucky Survey.