Sunday, November 18, 2018

Fayette psychologist earns statewide award

Patrick Ballard, a psychologist with Fayette County schools, has been named School Psychologist of the Year by the Kentucky Association for Psychology in the Schools.

Two school PR professionals recognized as emerging leaders

Two Kentucky school public relations professionals are part of the National School Public Relations Association’s (NSPRA) fourth class of 35 Under 35, a group of emerging leaders in the field.

Bell teacher a finalist for national ACTE community service award

Rosemary Jones, a family and consumer sciences teacher at Bell County High School, has received the 2018 Association for Career and Technical Education Region II Carl Perkins Community Service Award.

Jefferson County’s Kelly recognized by NSHSS

Dana Kelly, a business and career teacher at Central High School Magnet Career Academy (Jefferson County), was named a Top Ten 2018 Claes Nobel Educator of the Year by the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) on Aug. 4.

Murray teacher attends National Gallery of Art teacher institute

Emily Chipman, a teacher at Murray High School (Murray Independent), was one of 52 participants in the 2018 National Gallery of Art Summer Teacher Institute on storytelling and the visual arts in Washington in July.

Fayette social worker receives statewide award

Toni Dunn, a social worker at Harrison Elementary School (Fayette County), has been named Kentucky’s 2018 School Social Worker of the Year by the Kentucky Association for School Social Work.

Jefferson teacher attends National Gallery of Art teacher institute

Carol Hawkins, a teacher at Breckinridge-Franklin Elementary School (Jefferson County), was one of 52 participants in the 2018 National Gallery of Art Summer Teacher Institute on storytelling and the visual arts in Washington in July.

Two teachers, state adviser recognized by Technology Student Association

Two teachers were recognized as Kentucky’s chapter adviser of the year by the Technology Student Association at its national conference earlier this summer in Atlanta.

Fayette science teacher receives KEA award for excellence

Susan McLaughlin, an integrated science and physics teacher at Lafayette High School (Fayette County), received the Kentucky Education Association Award for Teaching Excellence at the KEA delegate assembly this spring.

Jefferson FCS teacher honored at FCCLA conference

Laura Spiegelhalter, a family and consumer sciences teacher at duPont Manual High School (Jefferson County), received the Spirit of Advising Award from the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America at the organization’s recent National Leadership Conference in Atlanta.