Friday, January 28, 2022
Graphic reading: Former Superintendent Named to the Kentucky Board of Education

Former Johnson County Superintendent Steve Trimble named newest member of the Kentucky Board of...

Former Johnson County Superintendent Steve Trimble is ready to begin advocating for all of Kentucky’s children as the newest member of the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE).
Graphic reading: Robinson Award for Diversity and Equity in Public Education 2022. Nomination deadline Jan. 13, 2022

KBE accepting nominations for 2022 Samuel Robinson Award for Diversity and Equity in Public...

The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) is accepting nominations for the 2022 Robinson Award for Diversity and Equity in Public Education.
Picture of a man wearing a suit, sitting at a table and talking.

2021 Kentucky Teacher of Year Donnie Piercey presents Year in Review to KBE

As his year as 2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year (KTOY) comes to a close, Donnie Piercey had the opportunity to reflect on his past year before passing the torch to the 2022 KTOY winner Willie Edward Taylor Carver Jr.
Photo of the Kentucky Board of Education's Dec. 1 regular meeting at the Kentucky School for the Deaf.

KBE approves regulation placing more requirements on schools using corporal punishment

The Kentucky School for the Deaf (KSD) had the opportunity to host the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) on its campus for the board’s regular meeting on Dec. 1.  As part of a packed schedule, the board approved a regulation relating to the use of corporal punishment.
Graphic reading: Kevin C. Brown Strategic Priority Award. Nomination deadline Nov. 12, 2021

Nominations open for KBE’s 2021 Kevin C. Brown Strategic Priority Award

The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) is accepting nominations for the 2021 Kevin C. Brown Strategic Priority Award.
Graphic reading: Kentucky Board of Education, October 5, 2021

KBE approves 2022-2024 biennial budget request, sets annual goals

The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) approved the 2022-2024 biennial budget requests put forward by the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) during its regular meeting on Oct. 5.
Graphic reading: 2021 Kelly Award for Business & Education Partnership, Harper Smith

Harper Smith, Kentucky Chamber Foundation receive KBE’s 2021 Kelly Award for Business and Education...

Harper Smith, senior manager of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Foundation, was presented with the Kentucky Board of Education's Kelly Award for Business and Education Partnership at its Oct. 5 meeting. 
Graphic reading: Special Kentucky Board of Education Virtual Meeting, Aug. 12, 2021

KBE approves emergency mask regulation to mitigate COVID-19 spread in schools

The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) approved an emergency regulation on Aug. 12 to require all individuals inside public school facilities to wear a face covering. The move came at an emergency meeting in response to the highly contagious COVID-19 delta variant.
Picture of Cody Pauley Johnson.

Cody Pauley Johnson resigns from the Kentucky Board of Education

Cody Pauley Johnson of Pikeville resigned from the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) on Aug. 10. 
Graphic reading: Kentucky Board of Education, August, 5, 2021

KBE approves regulations on district staff and student attendance, non-voting member selection procedure

The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) approved several emergency regulations during its Aug. 5 regular meeting to help districts prepare for the ongoing effects the COVID-19 pandemic may have on the 2021-2022 school year.