The Kentucky Purple Star Award program recently honored 14 schools in Kentucky and is looking for more schools to join the initiative, which highlights schools that show dedication and support to students who have military connections.
The Kentucky Department of Education has selected the Owensboro Innovation Academy (Owensboro Independent) to represent the Commonwealth in the 2022 National Christmas Tree display.
Scott County’s Lisa Hanson named recipient of NEA Foundation’s 2023 California Casualty Award for Teaching Excellence
Lisa Hanson, a National Board Certified elementary teacher in Scott County, was named a recipient of the NEA Foundation’s 2023 California Casualty Awards for Teaching Excellence.
Carter Stivers of Eminence Independent Schools won the Southeastern States Pupil Transportation Conference (SESPTC) scholarship for $2000.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is recognizing about 2,400 key education technology staff from Kentucky’s K-12 school districts and KDE's Office of Education Technology (OET) for their dedication and support of education technology during the COVID-19 pandemic from March 2020 to March 2022 by selecting them as recipients of the 2020-2022 Stilwell Award.
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.
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.