Friday, January 20, 2017

More people sought to serve on teacher tribunals; additional training scheduled

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking additional educators and non-educators interested in serving on teacher tribunals.

Ashley Lamb-Sinclair named 2016 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

Ashland Inc. and the Kentucky Department of Education announced the 2016 Teachers of the Year winners today at a ceremony at the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort.

Fayette County picks up all three Science Teacher of the Year awards

Three Fayette County Public School teachers will be honored at the Kentucky Science Teachers Association’s annual conference Nov. 6 as winners of the 2015 Science Teacher of the Year awards.

Education Professional Standards Board names new executive director

Jimmy Adams has been named as the new executive director of the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board.

Board of Education seats new member, sets priorities for legislative session

At the Kentucky Board of Education's meeting in Frankfort Oct. 6, Frankfort Chief Circuit Court Judge Phillip Shepherd administered the oath of office to Sarah Murphy Ford of Owensboro and set its budget priorities for the department’s budget submission to the Governor’s Office and the General Assembly.

Semifinalists named for 2016 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

Nine outstanding teachers from across the state – three elementary, three middle and three high school teachers – are semifinalists for the 2016 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award.

Board finalizes hiring new education commissioner

The Kentucky Board of Education officially named Stephen L. Pruitt as the sixth Kentucky Commissioner of Education.

Graduation and student readiness continue to improve in latest Unbridled Learning assessment and accountability...

The number of students graduating from high school and considered college/career-ready continues to increase, according to data released by the Kentucky Department of Education.

Four Kentucky public schools win Blue Ribbon honors

Beechwood Elementary, Bush Elementary, Murray High School and The School for the Creative and Performing Arts in Fayette County are among 335 public and private, elementary, middle and high schools across the country recognized by the U. S. Department of Education as 2015 National Blue Ribbon Schools

Kentucky joins career readiness initiative

Kentucky is among a group of 17 states that committed to develop and execute a detailed plan to implement recommendations made in a report by the Council of Chief State School Officers Career Readiness Task Force