Four Kentucky public school teachers were among the 2019 award winners named by the Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (KAHPERD) at its annual convention in November:
- Trina Goodrich, a teacher at Mount Sterling Elementary School (Montgomery County), was named Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year.
- LaDonda Porter, a teacher at Beaumont Middle School (Fayette County), was named Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year.
- Jessica Napier, a teacher at Lee County High School and Lee County Middle School, was named Health Education Teacher of the year.
- Kai Hardin, a teacher with Jefferson County schools, received the Lifetime Member Award.