Students have a new interactive tool to research degree programs at Kentucky’s public colleges and universities, allowing them to compare tuition, student debt and salaries for hundreds of occupations before choosing a major.
Supporting students’ emotional health can start with a quick check. Having students take a minute to identify what they are feeling at this moment can be empowering and comforting.
We have had a lot of tragedy and loss among our youth in Kentucky this year. We have to continue to help our kids feel loved and valued. Let’s be leaders in this work.
Although many schools across Kentucky have a counselor, daily tasks and responsibilities can look a little different from school to school.
Seneca High School (Jefferson County) counselors advocated for more lunch duty last school year, but there was a catch. Instead of standing in one corner, the counselors wanted to have a full table that was accessible to every student, every day, in every lunch.
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 Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) and GEAR UP Kentucky, a unit of the council, are throwing down the gauntlet on TikTok this month to help raise awareness about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known as the FAFSA form.
Being a college professor allows me to do two things. It allows me to stay connected with incredible school counselors from Kentucky and other states and it allows me to do something I’ve always loved ... teach!
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.
Passed by the Kentucky General Assembly in 2017, Senate Bill 159 requires students to pass a 100-question civics test in order to graduate from a public high school with a regular diploma.