1402, 2024

Kentucky Interim Education Commissioner Robin Fields Kinney’s statement on SB 192 and HB 499

By |February 14, 2024|

I am thankful to Sen. David Givens for sponsoring Senate Bill 192 and Rep. Bobby McCool for sponsoring House Bill 499, both of which were filed late last week. These identical bills build upon the Kentucky General Assembly’s historic investment of state funds for local career and technical education (CTE) programs in the 2022 budget session.

Educator Spotlight: Sara Heather Peyton

By |February 23, 2024|

Sara Heather Peyton, a history teacher at Rowan County High School and a 2024 Kentucky Teacher Achievement Award winner, has spent 13 years in the classroom. She started her career at Leestown Middle (Fayette County) in 1998, but after three years teaching, she spent the next decade at home with her family.  

The Imperfect Classroom: Teach with Sparkle

By |February 22, 2024|

Among the most significant qualities of a truly memorable teacher is their ability to build and maintain relationships with students and colleagues. Becky Watkins, a social studies teacher from Gallatin County High School, does that better than most.

2302, 2024

KBE seeking applicants for KHSAA Board of Control at-large position

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The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE), through the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), is seeking an individual to serve on the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s (KHSAA’s) Board of Control to fill an at-large position that will become vacant on June 30, 2024.

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