Emily Chipman, a teacher at Murray High School (Murray Independent), was one of 52 participants in the 2018 National Gallery of Art Summer Teacher Institute on storytelling and the visual arts in Washington in July.
Toni Dunn, a social worker at Harrison Elementary School (Fayette County), has been named Kentucky’s 2018 School Social Worker of the Year by the Kentucky Association for School Social Work.
Carol Hawkins, a teacher at Breckinridge-Franklin Elementary School (Jefferson County), was one of 52 participants in the 2018 National Gallery of Art Summer Teacher Institute on storytelling and the visual arts in Washington in July.
Two teachers were recognized as Kentucky’s chapter adviser of the year by the Technology Student Association at its national conference earlier this summer in Atlanta.
Susan McLaughlin, an integrated science and physics teacher at Lafayette High School (Fayette County), received the Kentucky Education Association Award for Teaching Excellence at the KEA delegate assembly this spring.
Laura Spiegelhalter, a family and consumer sciences teacher at duPont Manual High School (Jefferson County), received the Spirit of Advising Award from the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America at the organization’s recent National Leadership Conference in Atlanta.
April Deener, a teacher at Edythe J. Hayes Middle School (Fayette County), has been named the 2018 Kentucky History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.
Sheila Estes, a nurse in the Daviess County schools, has been named the 2018 Kentucky School Nurse of the Year by the Kentucky School Nurse Association.
The Kentucky Council of Teachers of English and Language Arts (KCTE) recognized four public-school educators with its annual awards, which were presented during KCTE’s annual conference in February.
Marie Owens McNair, a special education teacher at Brooklawn School (Jefferson County), has been named the 2017 Special Education Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Council for Exceptional Children (KCEC).