Two Kentucky schools were named 2022 Green Ribbon Schools (GRS) by the U.S. Department of Education (USED). This year’s honorees were named from a pool of candidates nominated by 19 states.
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Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield has announced winners of its Education Excellence Awards, a new program that aims to recognize Kentucky teachers, staff and administrators who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to achieve education excellence in 2020 and 2021.
Kentucky teachers Kaysin Higgins and David McDowell win prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching
Two Kentucky teachers won the prestigious 2020 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST), the nation’s highest distinction for teaching in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and/or computer science.
Velda Kissick, a paraprofessional at the Bluegrass Discovery Academy in Rowan County, was honored with the 2021-2022 Kentucky Education Support Staff Professional (KESSP) Award on Feb. 24.
Four Fayette County Public Schools educators earned high-level honors in 2021 from state and national organizations.
KDE’s Gretta Hylton and Amy Patterson chosen for top leadership positions in national special education organization
Gretta Hylton, associate commissioner in the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’S) Office of Special Education and Early Learning (OSEEL), was elected as president-elect of the National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE) during its annual business meeting on Oct. 18. Hylton has served as secretary-treasurer of the NASDSE Board of Directors since 2017.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) recognized seven schools and two school districts for best practices during the 2021 Continuous Improvement Summit on Sept. 23.
Martin McAdam, a student at Marion C. Moore School (Jefferson County), has been recognized for receiving the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) Outstanding Achievement Award. McAdam is the first Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) student to receive the honor and the second in the Commonwealth.
The Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy recognized the 2021 Financial Literacy Teacher and Student of the Year at the first annual awards dinner held on July 22 at the Galt House in Louisville.