The State Advisory Council for Gifted and Talented Education discussed the search for a new commissioner of education during its Nov. 15 meeting.
The Kentucky Department of Education’s School Counselor Advisory Council (SCAC) held its first meeting of the year on Sept. 28 to discuss suicide prevention in Kentucky.
KDE’s Office of Special Education and Early Learning receives nearly $10 million for postsecondary transition opportunities
The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) Office of Special Education and Early Learning (OSEEL) is receiving nearly $10 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Education’s Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) for postsecondary transition opportunities for students with disabilities.
Michelle Sircy, Ed.D., a longtime educator, high school counselor and counseling services specialist, has joined the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) as program coordinator for comprehensive school counseling in the Office of Teaching and Learning. She began her duties on Sept. 11.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) School Counselor Advisory Council (SCAC) met virtually on June 1 to plan for impacts of Senate Bill (SB) 150, which was passed during the 2023 legislative session.
Five years after a tragedy at Marshall County High School, the efforts to increase safety continue to be a top priority for the Marshall County Board of Education. In April, the board approved the purchase of six new weapons detections systems for its schools.
The event is free of charge and open to law enforcement, school administrators and school personnel. Registration will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Kentucky Center for School Safety and Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council discuss recommendations, STOP Tipline
Members of the Kentucky Department of Education's Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council met with state security and safety officials on April 4 to discuss the council’s report on actions to increase school safety.
The biggest responsibility for drivers: being the first person from the school district students talk to each day. It’s a role they don’t take lightly.
School resources officers (SROs) across Kentucky play a critical role in keeping schools and students safe. But their role is a unique and dynamic one, of law enforcement and security while building relationships with the students they help protect.