Ten outstanding teachers from across the state – four elementary, three middle and three high school – are semifinalists for the 2022 Kentucky Teacher of the Year award, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and Valvoline Inc. announced on Aug. 2.
Chiffon Winston, a paraeducator who teaches digital literacy to 1st- through 5th-graders at McNabb Elementary (Paducah Independent), has been awarded the 2021 Educational Support Professional of the Year Award presented by the Kentucky Education Association (KEA).
Two Fayette County Public Schools (FCPS) school resource officers (SROs) have been selected by the Kentucky Association of School Resource Officers (KYASRO) to receive awards for their exemplary service.
Breanna Parks, a senior at Knott County Central High School, received an award from the Freedom Writers Foundation of Long Beach, Calif. As part of the award, she will be included as a student author in an upcoming book set to be released in spring 2022.
Lynn McGowan-McNear, the Kentucky Department of Education's resource management director, has received the Walter R. Gattis Jr. Award.
The Kentucky Association of School Administrators (KASA) named its finalists for the 2021 Fred Award.
Tina Haggard, the school office administrator for The Academy for Leadership at Millcreek Elementary (Fayette County), received the 2021 Kentucky Association of School Administrators (KASA) Office Professional Award.
Educators Rising Kentucky is proud to announce that one of their own student leaders has been selected to serve as the national vice president of programs for Educators Rising for the 2021-2022 school year.
Jenny McCall, an 8th-grade integrated science teacher at Winburn Middle School (Fayette County), was selected as a 2021 NASA Airborne Astronomy Ambassador (AAA).
Four Kentucky public schools, already among the state’s 45 winners of the America’s Healthiest Schools designation by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, have won the additional honor of the first-ever Family Engagement Distinction presented by Kohl’s Healthy at Home.