Felicia Cumings Smith, Ed. D., has spent almost her entire career in Kentucky education, starting as an elementary and reading resource teacher in Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS), where today she serves as assistant superintendent for teaching and learning.
A native Kentuckian, Dr. Jason Glass grew up in Brandenburg in a family deeply involved in Kentucky public education.
He’s been dean of the College of Education at the University of Kentucky for a year, but Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig traveled a long road as an academic and practitioner to get there.
The Kentucky Department of Education released three guidance and resource documents on July 1 as part of a “Trauma-Informed Toolkit” to assist schools with their approach in helping students cope with trauma.
The Kentucky Board of Education on July 1 released the names of three candidates vying to become Kentucky’s next commissioner of education.
The vital importance of wearing masks, staying 6 feet apart and tailoring ways for local school districts to meet those goals dominated the Special Superintendents’ Webcast on June 30.
On June 29, the Education Continuation Task Force became the first of the Kentucky Department of Education’s advisory groups to provide feedback on the document.
The Kentucky Department of Education released two new guidance documents on June 29 on logistics and facility considerations when schools reopen amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and plans for reopening career and technical education (CTE) centers.
Kentucky school districts saw an average student participation rate of 92% in the first week of using non-traditional instruction (NTI) after school buildings were closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and an average of 91% in the last week that all 172 districts were using NTI.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has granted waivers for participants of the Federal Child Nutrition Programs for the 2020-2021 school year.