Saturday, February 17, 2018

Jefferson teacher named KCEC Special Education Teacher of the Year

Marie Owens McNair, a special education teacher at Brooklawn School (Jefferson County), has been named the 2017 Special Education Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Council for Exceptional Children (KCEC).

Three Bullitt educators receive awards from UofL

Bullitt County schools Superintendent Keith Davis, Bullitt Lick Middle School Assistant Principal Raymond Yaksic and Bullitt Lick Middle 6th-grade language arts teacher Sarah Oros have earned recognition from the University of Louisville College of Education and Human Development.

Bullitt teacher named Kentucky Health Teacher of the Year

Jodi Grant Jones, a teacher at Eastside Middle School (Bullitt County), has been named the 2017 Kentucky Health Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (KAPHERD).

Three teachers recognized for advising national FFA winners

Three Kentucky teachers and FFA advisers who advised national FFA award winners were recognized at the FFA Convention Oct. 25-28 in Indianapolis.

Campbell 8th-grader a national winner in bus safety poster contest

Madisyn Kelley, an 8th-grade student at Campbell County Middle School, is the first-place winner in the 6th- through 8th-grade division in the 2017 National School Bus Safety Poster Contest sponsored by the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT). Kelley’s artwork depicts the theme, “My Driver – My Safety Hero,” which also will be the theme of next year’s National School Bus Safety Week, Oct. 15-19.

Madison chemistry teacher wins KSTA award

Elizabeth Howard, a chemistry teacher at Madison Central High School (Madison County), has been named the 2017 Kentucky Science Teachers Association (KSTA) High School Teacher of the Year.

Fayette science teacher wins KSTA award

Julie Moore, a K-5 STEM lab teacher at Wellington Elementary School (Fayette County), has been named the 2017 Outstanding Elementary Science Educator by the Kentucky Science Teachers Association (KSTA).

Fayette psychologist earns statewide award

Diann Shuffett Ashcraft, a psychologist with the Fayette County schools, has been named School Psychologist of the Year by the Kentucky Association for Psychology in the Schools (KAPS). She also was one of five contenders to receive a Best Practice Award during the KAPS conference Oct. 13 in Louisville.

Boyle teacher named secondary social studies teacher of the year

Ryan New, a social studies teacher at Boyle County High School, has been named Outstanding Secondary Social Studies Teacher of the Year by the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS).

Bullitt teacher named Kentucky DARE Association Teacher of the Year

Michele Grey, a 5th-grade teacher at Old Mill Elementary School (Bullitt County) has been named the 2017 Kentucky DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Program) Association Teacher of the Year.