Saturday, January 29, 2022
Resources

KET shares resources on social-emotional learning through the arts

The Kentucky Educational Television (KET) newest collection of resources, “Social and Emotional Learning: The Arts for Every Classroom,” is designed to help educators and parents understand emotional development and lead students in art projects that build those skills.
Announcements

Be a Safety Star: Celebrate Kentucky Safe Schools Week Oct. 17-23

Kentucky Safe Schools Week, sponsored by the Kentucky Center for School Safety (KCSS), will be Oct. 17-23. This year’s theme – "Be a Safety Star" – will focus on spreading kindness, treating others with respect and abiding by safety rules and support.
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.
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KET highlighting resources for World Mental Health Day

In honor of World Mental Health Day on Oct. 10, KET is highlighting their collection of resources on mental health and social and emotional learning.
Graphic reading: KDE News, Kentucky Department of Education

KDE develops guidance to accelerate student learning

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is continuing to work with school boards and districts to help them address the diverse accelerated learning needs of students due to interrupted learning caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Heather Bushelman hired as KDE program coordinator for comprehensive school counseling

Long-time educator and school counselor Heather Bushelman will join the staff at the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) as program coordinator for comprehensive school counseling in the Office of Teaching and Learning. She will begin her duties on Dec. 20.
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KDE’s Damien Sweeney discusses social-emotional learning in the CTE classroom on educator podcast

The Kentucky Department of Education's (KDE’s) Damien Sweeney, director of Diversity, Equity in the Office of Teaching and Learning (OTL), discussed social-emotional learning in the career and technical education (CTE) classroom on the Certified educator podcast.