Holly Bloodworth, the 2014 Kentucky Teacher of the Year who spent 32 years teaching at Murray Elementary School, originally planned on being a nurse during her first three years at Murray State University.
Kentucky Board of Education member Cody Pauley Johnson hopes to tackle the decline of jobs in the Eastern Kentucky region by putting an emphasis on education.
After public education changed the course of her life, Patrice McCrary spent more than 30 years as a classroom teacher and teacher leader, and now she is lending her voice to the Kentucky Board of Education.
Kentucky Board of Education member JoAnn Adams taught for 33 years. She comes from a family of teachers that included her mother, grandmother, grandfather, great-grandmother and now, her daughter.
New Kentucky Board of Education member Bowling said it is important for him to be of service to others. It’s a lesson he learned from his mother, who was born in Germany and spent 14 years of her life living in bomb shelters.
A lot of times I hear people referring to career and technical education and college prep classes as two separate things. When it comes down to it, all education is career and technical education.
It should have come as no surprise to any of us when Gov. Andy Beshear asked Kentucky’s school superintendents on Thursday to keep schools across the state closed for another two weeks. Both the Kentucky Department of Education and your child’s school were already preparing for this.
Our focus at KDE is now three-fold – Educate, Feed and Support. Our first priority is ensuring your children still receive their education through the use of Kentucky’s Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI) Program.
Scott County's Erin Ball, the 2020 Kentucky Teacher of the Year, shares what brought her into the teaching profession and why she believes it's a rewarding field.
As the first week of school closures due to the nationwide outbreak of COVID-19 draws to a close, I want to thank you all for the changes in schedules and sacrifices you have had to make to help keep our students and communities safe.
This week we head over to KDE’s Division of School and Community Nutrition to spotlight Program Coordinator Christina Johnson.
The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) expressed its support at its April 9 meeting for educators and families during the extended period of school closures brought about by the COVID-19 emergency.
A new GoTeachKY initiative called Teachers Helping Teachers is connecting experienced educators to provide virtual coaching and support directly to other teachers to help them deal with the stresses of the COVID-19 crisis.
The Kentucky Department of Education has launched a new webpage on its website designed to provide 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) education-related updates and information educators, staff and families.
Superintendents and finance officers of Kentucky’s 172 school districts were given an in-depth look at emergency federal funding, as well as some elements of the budget for fiscal year 2021 approved by the Kentucky General Assembly.
The Kentucky Department of Education released five guidance documents April 7 for districts to use when considering the implications of school building closures due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
GoTeachKY, an initiative from the Kentucky Department of Education, has launched an initiative designed to support teachers who are working remotely.
GoTeachKY, an initiative from the Kentucky Department of Education, will host a Twitter chat for teachers who are adapting to teaching remotely at 6 p.m. ET April 13.
Sam Northern, a library media specialist at Simpson Elementary School (Simpson County), has been selected as a 2020 NEA Global Learning Fellow by the NEA Foundation.
The McCarthy Family Foundation and The Boston Globe are sponsoring a student essay contest on the importance of the free press.
The White House Historical Association Education Team has created an educational activity series on White House history designed for students in grades K-5 utilizing non-traditional instruction.