Monday, May 27, 2019
Recognitions

Murray art teacher receives national award from Artsonia

Gena Maley, an art teacher at Murray Middle School (Murray Independent), has been named a recipient of Artsonia’s 2019 Art Education Leadership Award.
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Retired home ec, science teacher joins Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame

Nancy Hall Duncan, a retired home economics and science teacher, has been inducted into the Gov. Louie B. Nunn Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame.
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Graves custodian named NEA Educational Support Professional of the Year

Matthew Powell, the custodial supervisor at Graves County Central Elementary School, has been named the 2019 Education Support Professional of the Year by the National Education Association.
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Fayette science teacher named KEA’s 2020 Teacher of the Year

Melanie Trowel, a 7th-grade science teacher at Leestown Middle School (Fayette County), has been named the 2020 Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Education Association.
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Henderson health science program recognized by Advance CTE

The health science program at Henderson County High School has been recognized as one of eight winners of Advance CTE’s 2019 Excellence in Action awards.
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Spanish embassy honors Fayette elementary school

Maxwell Spanish Immersion Magnet Elementary School (Fayette County) has been named the 2018-19 School of the Year by the Embassy of Spain’s Education Office in Washington, D.C.
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KET’s Media Lab wins NETA Award

Kentucky Educational Television’s Media Lab was recently honored with a NETA (National Educational Telecommunications Association) Award for Instructional Media-Engaged Learning.
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KAPHERD annual award recipients include four public school teachers

Four Kentucky public school teachers were among the 2019 award winners named by the Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance at its annual convention in November.
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Fayette teacher selected for ag teachers’ professional learning program

Daniel Bustle, an agriculture teacher at Locust Trace AgriScience Center (Fayette County), is among 21 individuals nationwide selected to participate in the 2018-2019 XLR8 Institute – a professional learning program that began at the National Association of Agricultural Educators annual convention in San Antonio.
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KDE’s State Systemic Improvement Plan recognized at Carnegie symposium

The Kentucky Department of Education’s Office of Special Education and Early Learning and its partner – the National Implementation Research Network – were recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching at a Spotlight Symposium Nov. 15 in Washington, D.C.