The Kentucky Department of Education has released the Individual Learning Plan Playbooks, which offer recommendations for chronological themes and lessons for career exploration and social and emotional development to teach at each grade level in grades 5-8 and 9-12.
The new ILP gives school districts more autonomy over the development and use of the plans. Schools and districts will have the flexibility to create an innovative program that engages and excites students.
Lead2Feed is a leadership program that nurtures a new generation of leaders – the ones sitting in your classroom and school – while working to meet a community need through project management, decision-making and teamwork.
October is Bullying Prevention month and Kentucky Safe Schools Week is set for Oct. 20–26.
Gov. Andy Beshear and state officials praised the work school superintendents have done to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and asked them to join with other local leaders to encourage adherence to health guidelines.
I had the opportunity to meet gifted and talented coordinators recently at the Kentucky Association for Gifted Education session. We spoke quite a bit about ways to create equity and access in gifted and talented.
There will be three different learning collaboratives this school year across Kentucky.
A growing safety concern among educators is how to help young people navigate safely online.
On Aug. 19, the Education Professional Standards Board approved our Kentucky School Counseling Standards of Preparation. This document helps graduate schools know what to teach future school counselors.
The Department of Homeland Security has produced “K-12 School Security: A Guide for Preventing and Protecting against Gun Violence,” which provides preventive and protective measures to address the threat of gun violence in schools.