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 on Nov. 15 in Washington, D.C.
Stephanie Mills, a financial literacy teacher at South Warren High School (Warren County) has been named the 2018 Financial Literacy Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy.
Two Kentucky high schools have received the highest recognition possible for schools participating in the Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools program.
Three teachers and three schools have been honored by the Kentucky affiliate of the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association, which recognizes outstanding efforts in engineering, aviation and STEM areas.
Abigail Guskey of Sandersville Elementary School (Fayette County) and Angela Marksberry of North Middle School (Henderson County) were among the recipients of the Kentucky Science Teachers Association’s (KSTA) 2018 Kentucky Science Teacher Awards.
Jessica Sanchez, the interpreting coordinator for Fayette County schools, has received the American Translators Association’s (ATA) 2018 School Outreach Program Award.
Patrick Ballard, a psychologist with Fayette County schools, has been named School Psychologist of the Year by the Kentucky Association for Psychology in the Schools.
Two Kentucky school public relations professionals are part of the National School Public Relations Association’s (NSPRA) fourth class of 35 Under 35, a group of emerging leaders in the field.
Rosemary Jones, a family and consumer sciences teacher at Bell County High School, has received the 2018 Association for Career and Technical Education Region II Carl Perkins Community Service Award.
Dana Kelly, a business and career teacher at Central High School Magnet Career Academy (Jefferson County), was named a Top Ten 2018 Claes Nobel Educator of the Year by the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) on Aug. 4.