Saturday, January 29, 2022
School Counselor Advisory Council Virtual Meeting: June 9, 2021

Kentucky school counselors hear need for direct connection with students this fall

Students returning to in-person classes this fall may need help adjusting, school counselors were told during the June 9 meeting of the School Counselor Advisory Council (SCAC). 
Jon Akers

The Kentucky Center for School Safety: An introduction

Jon Akers, executive director of the Kentucky Center for School Safety, explains how the center helps schools from across the Commonwealth improve safety for their students.
Announcements

Course codes changes for 2019-2020 now available

The Course Codes Changes for 2019-2020 are now available on the Kentucky Uniform Academic Course Codes webpage.
Graphic reading: KDE News, Kentucky Department of Education

Schools, districts recognized for best practices at Continuous Improvement Summit

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) recognized seven schools and two school districts for best practices during the 2021 Continuous Improvement Summit on Sept. 23.
Announcements

October is Bullying Prevention Month; Kentucky Safe Schools Week set for Oct. 20-26

October is Bullying Prevention month and Kentucky Safe Schools Week is set for Oct. 20–26.
State Advisory Council for Gifted and Talented Education Virtual Meeting: Nov. 19, 2020

Kentucky council on gifted and talented education discusses barriers to equity

Barriers to equity in identifying gifted and talented students still exist in Kentucky’s public schools, members of the Kentucky Department of Education's (KDE's) State...
Resources

A letter to AP coordinators from Damien Sweeney

This is a reminder that the College Board’s AP program is working to provide all AP students access to learning during this unusual time. The Kentucky Department of Education wants to ensure you have all of the information necessary to help students be provided with equitable access and, thus, feel prepared for their exams.
Learning

Social and emotional learning gaining traction in Kentucky

Social and emotional learning is something that people in schools and community-based organizations are talking about.
Announcements

Update on CTE end-of-program pilot exams

Here are important updates related to the COVID-19 emergency from the Office of Career and Technical Education and Student Transition (OCTEST) regarding career and technical education (CTE) end-of-program (EOP) pilot assessments for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Announcements

Universal KCTCS admission requirements for dual credit students

All 16 Kentucky Community and Technical College System colleges have adopted universal admission requirements for dual credit students seeking enrollment in college level courses.