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.
2016 Kentucky Elementary School Teacher of the Year Joshua DeWar says current teachers need to share their passion for their profession to help young people see teaching as a viable and valuable career.
Ashley Lamb-Sinclair didn’t realize it at first, but she discovered she was “one of those people who was just born to teach.”
Sarah Reed, Kentucky's 2015 Teacher of the Year, says teachers' voices matter -- both in the classroom and in shaping public policy.
Sarah Reed By Sarah Reed firstname.lastname@example.org Each year students enter my classroom with different levels of knowledge and individual learning styles. Not all students learn instructional content in the same way or have the same level of proficiency. Consequently, I use differentiated instruction to support the needs of my students and to maximize their learning potential. When I [...]
Kentucky High School Teacher of the Year Joshua Underwood gives instructions to juniors Megan Huber and Amanda Lee during chemistry class at Mason County High School.Photo by Amy Wallot, Jan. 9, 2015 By Joshua Underwood email@example.com Being a teacher is often as much about being an entertainer as it is being a conveyor of knowledge. We have to [...]
Sarah Reed helps 3rd-grade student Deandre Woods with a multiplication problem during class at Field Elementary School (Jefferson County).Photo by Amy Wallot, Nov. 21, 2014 By Sarah Reed firstname.lastname@example.org When I learned that I was named Kentucky Teacher of the Year, there were only two words to describe how I felt: honored and humbled. After I won, had [...]
Sarah Reed, the 2015 Kentucky Teacher of the Year, and the state's top middle and high school teachers share an attribute: They want to help others.
Nine outstanding teachers from across the state – three elementary, three middle and three high school teachers – are semifinalists for the 2015 Kentucky Teacher of the Year award, the Kentucky Department of Education and Ashland Inc. announced Monday. Winners of the Elementary, Middle and High School Teacher of the Year awards, in addition to the overall 2015 Kentucky Teacher [...]
Holly Bloodworth What an amazing experience it has been to represent teachers throughout the commonwealth as the 2014 Kentucky Teacher of the Year. I really did not know what to expect, but every event and opportunity was a chance to learn and be inspired by those around me. I learned that our nation is full of inspiring teachers [...]