Damien Sweeney, a former counselor at Seneca High School (Jefferson County) for eight years, is the new program coordinator for Comprehensive School Counseling at the Kentucky Department of Education.
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.
Students must declare for early graduation by Oct. 1. While end-of-course exams have been phased out of Kentucky’s accountability model, they are still applicable and available for students planning on graduating early.
Social and emotional learning is something that people in schools and community-based organizations are talking about.