Thursday, March 22, 2018
Tags Social emotional health

Tag: social emotional health

School counselors: A key to student success

Boone County's Stacey Russell explains how the role of school counselor has changed over the years and why it's so important for counselors to have the time to focus on student needs.

Teaching students to be engaged citizens

Grant County's Belinda Furman says educators can play an important role in teaching their students to be caring and engaged citizens.

Pruitt unveils five-point plan aimed at bolstering student achievement

At the Kentucky Board of Education meeting on Feb. 7, Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt outlined his plan for moving Kentucky education forward.

Finding the strength

Kentucky schools using the suicide prevention program Sources of Strength, which mobilizes student social networks to promote positive behaviors.

Kentucky Board of Education approves budget, legislative priorities

At its meeting in Frankfort Dec. 6, the Kentucky Board of Education approved its budget and legislative priorities for the 2018 session of the General Assembly, among other items.

Kentucky students are participating in fewer risky health behaviors

Kentucky middle and high school students are participating in fewer risky health-related behaviors, according to results from the 2017 Kentucky Youth Risk Behavior Survey.

Mindful of learning

Clark County teachers are using a curriculum designed to teach students social and emotional awareness, resilience and how to embrace a calm focus for learning.

Counselors play vital role in preparing children for life

The role of the school counselor has changed pretty dramatically since most of us were in school. At the Kentucky Department of Education, we realize the important role that counselors play in each and every school.