Sunday, July 12, 2020
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Presenters sought for National School Boards Association Conference in Nashville

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) annual conference will be closer to Kentucky than it has been in decades when NSBA comes to Nashville...
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Exceptional children open forum Nov. 25

The Council for Exceptional Children Conference is hosting an open forum at the Galt House in Louisville on Nov. 25. Parents, children and families are...
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Professional Growth and Effectiveness System featured on KET

The next edition of Education Matters, hosted by Bill Goodman, explores how the new statewide Professional Growth and Effectiveness System helps Kentucky teachers improve...
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NBCT applicants may qualify for reimbursement

The Kentucky Network to Transform Teaching (KNTT) is offering financial assistance to teachers pursuing National Board certification who are from schools without National Board...
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Promoting Positive Behavior in Schools II is now available!

At the start of the 2013-14 school year, all Kentucky school personnel were required to have annual training in positive behavioral interventions and supports...
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Parks discount offered to public employees

The Kentucky State Parks are once again offering the Commonwealth Connection discount for all local, state and federal employees and retirees for 2012-13. The Kentucky...

Simpson County school librarian named 2016 National Geographic Fellow

Sam Northern was selected as one of the 2016 Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellows. Northern, who is a library media specialist at Simpson Elementary School, is one of 35 educators from the United States and Canada to receive this honor.
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Approved federal teacher shortage areas

In response to Kentucky’s submission request, the United States Department of Education has designated the following areas as teacher shortage areas during the 2014-15...
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Orientation sessions set for new Science Assessment System

In order to provide common messaging related to the Science Assessment System, KDE has scheduled orientation sessions across the Commonwealth. Each of the sessions is comprised of a half day orientation for administrators and a full day of learning for teachers.
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Applications being accepted for 2016 Visiting Teachers from Spain Program

Since 2000, KDE has worked with the Spanish Ministry of Education to help local school districts fill vacant P-12 Spanish and ESL teacher positions, as well as positions for other content areas.