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Educator Spotlight: Doug Henry

Teaching wasn’t Doug Henry's first career choice, but after entering the profession, he says it's been rewarding to help so many students find their passions.

By |2024-01-18T14:41:36-05:00January 26, 2024|

Educator Spotlight: Rhoda Whitaker

In her 28 years as an educator, Rhoda Whitaker has taught at the elementary, middle and high school levels, but she found her calling as a teacher at Whitesburg Middle School (Letcher County) with students with disabilities.

By |2023-10-16T12:52:08-04:00October 20, 2023|

Educator Spotlight: Justin Mitchell

If you ask 8th-grade social studies teacher Justin Mitchell what lesson defines his teaching, he’ll say Colonial America. “This is such a crucial and complex period of time, with us going from being well under the rule of Great Britain to being our own country in just 20 years.” said Mitchell. But in order to get his students to fully understand and resonate with the founding of America, he knew he couldn’t just stick to worksheets and note-taking.

By |2023-10-11T11:11:37-04:00October 13, 2023|

Barbourville Independent uses ESSER funds to purchase high-quality instructional resources

Barbourville Independent was one of nine school districts selected for a two-year pilot program using $2 million in federal American Rescue Plan and Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) funds to help them implement high-quality instructional resources aligned with Kentucky's academic standards and include research-based materials.

By |2023-08-18T08:49:11-04:00August 18, 2023|

At Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program, ESSER funds help students find community in diversity

When students meet each other for the first time at the Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program and ask where they’re from, they turn their hands sideways and curl in their thumb, creating a rough shape of the state. “If you were from Centre College, you'd be in the middle,” explained Marshall County native Sarah Umbarger, pointing to her palm. “Or if you're from Lexington, maybe a little over here, and it's just where you are on the map, and it helps just like visualize like where people are at in Kentucky.”

By |2023-07-24T09:25:03-04:00July 19, 2023|
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