Tuesday, October 20, 2020
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GoTeachKY names 32 teacher ambassadors for 2021

GoTeachKY has named 32 teacher ambassadors for 2021.
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Hardin County teacher wins Financial literacy teaching award

West Hardin Middle School (Hardin County) teacher Joy Knight has been named 2020 Financial Literacy Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy and ClassAct Federal Credit Union.
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National honor for Owensboro Independent PIO

The National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) has named its fifth class of 35 Under 35, and one Kentucky public relations professional is included.
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Kentucky students’ experiment heading for International Space Station

A science experiment designed in part by two students from Fayette County Public Schools will blast off for the International Space Station on Oct. 1.
Elena Kamenetzky

KWLA names Outstanding Teacher, Outstanding New Teacher

Elena Kamenetzky, a Japanese teacher at Eastern High School (Jefferson County), is the 2019 recipient of the Kentucky World Language Association Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award.
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Kentucky schools win national awards

Forty-four Kentucky schools are among those recognized nationwide as 2020 America’s Healthiest Schools.
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Two Jefferson County teachers receive presidential awards

Two Jefferson County teachers have received the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) representing the highest honor bestowed by the United States government for K–12 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics teaching.
Belfry Middle School (Pike County) has been selected as a 2010 Blue Ribbon Lighthouse School of Excellence. Photo submitted

Middle school receives national award

Belfry Middle School (Pike County) was recently recognized as a as a 2010 Blue Ribbon Lighthouse School of Excellence by the Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence, Inc. Belfry Middle is the first public middle school in Kentucky to receive the award. Representatives from the school recently traveled to Orlando to receive the award.
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Kentucky educators honored at national CTE event

Six career and technical education professionals from Kentucky public schools were among those honored in the national awards program at the Association for Career and Technical Education’s Career Tech Vision professional development conference in December in Anaheim, Calif.
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Fayette teacher earns national Chinese language teachers’ group honor

Yan Wang, a teacher at Dixie Magnet Elementary School (Fayette County), is one of two national recipients of the 2019 Outstanding Chinese Teacher Award from the Chinese Language Association Secondary-Elementary Schools, which commended her as a highly effective teacher and an excellent role model for K-12 Chinese teachers.