Tuesday, August 14, 2018

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.

Fayette teacher named Kentucky History Teacher of the Year

April Deener, a teacher at Edythe J. Hayes Middle School (Fayette County), has been named the 2018 Kentucky History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.

Daviess nurse named Kentucky School Nurse of the Year

Sheila Estes, a nurse in the Daviess County schools, has been named the 2018 Kentucky School Nurse of the Year by the Kentucky School Nurse Association.

Fayette teacher honored by Kentucky Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Jennifer Burton, a teacher at Henry Clay High School (Fayette County), has been named the Kentucky Association of Family and Consumer Sciences’ 2018 Teacher of the Year.

Warren teacher named Kentucky’s James Madison Fellow

Claire Bellar, a social studies teacher at Warren East High School (Warren County), has been selected as Kentucky’s 2018 James Madison Fellow by the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation.

Fayette superintendent recognized by Education Week

Manny Caulk, superintendent of Fayette County schools, has been named one of the 2018 Leaders to Learn From by Education Week.

Fayette teacher receives Junior Achievement award

Cindy Gatsos, a business education teacher at Southern Middle School (Fayette County), has been named the Junior Achievement of the Bluegrass Teacher of the Year.

KDE’s Sparks voted SHAPE America president-elect

Jamie Sparks, the coordinated school health director in the Kentucky Department of Education’s Office of Teaching and Learning, was voted president-elect of SHAPE America – the Society of Health and Physical Educators – at its annual conference March 20-24 in Nashville, Tenn.

Two Fayette teachers receive awards from American String Teachers Association

The Kentucky Chapter of the American String Teachers Association presented annual awards to two Fayette County schools teachers at its luncheon in February.