Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Resources

KDE offering new middle school career resources

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has created the Middle School Career Resources webpage to assist schools in implementation of the Kentucky Academic Standards (KAS) for Career Studies and Financial Literacy.
Resources

KFEC lists financial literacy resources for online teaching

Kentucky teachers looking for ways to help students with financial literacy, especially during virtual learning, have access to a new list of links for that purpose.
Recognitions

CTE professionals receive 2020 Kentucky Farm Bureau Career and Technical Education Awards

Eight career and technical education (CTE) professionals received 2020 CTE Awards at a live-streamed ceremony on July 24 at the Galt House in Louisville. The awards program is conducted by the Kentucky Association for Career and Technical Education (KACTE).
Lexy Riddle graduated from Hickman County High School in May with 44 college credit hours, most of which were attained through dual-credit courses. Photo by Mike Marsee, April 23, 2019

Planting the seed for a better future

A Hickman County High School graduate who once thought college might be out of her reach has used dual-credit courses to get a head start toward a degree.
This is the logo for the What Will You Be KY campaign.

Lexington native is taking her engineering expertise to Harvard

Rachel Seevers, a 2019 graduate of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School (Fayette County), embraces being a role model for the future women engineers of Kentucky.
Spotlight

Barren County, WKU create recipe for student success

Barren County School District’s Nutrition Services Department and Western Kentucky University are collaborating to provide post-baccalaureate internship placements for WKU students.
Spotlight

Kentucky students make strong showing at DECA International conference

More than 250 Kentucky high school students from 23 high schools participated in the 2019 DECA International Career Development Conference in Orlando in April.
News

KDE officials call for legislators to create unified CTE system

In a presentation to the Kentucky Budget Review Subcommittee on Education, Commissioner Wayne Lewis and Associate Commissioner David Horseman called for legislators to create a unified system for delivering quality career and technical education for students in the Commonwealth.
News

Horseman makes recommendations to CTE legislative task force

During the third meeting of the Kentucky Career and Technical Education Task Force Aug. 21, Kentucky Department of Education Associate Commissioner David Horseman offered a recommendation for a phased approach to funding and governance alternatives for a new unified CTE system in the Commonwealth.
Bardstown High School graduate Katlin Eldersma, right, was selected as one of the first insurance youth apprentices in the state through the Tech Ready Apprentices for Careers in Kentucky – or TRACK – youth apprenticeship model.

From youth apprentice to licensed insurance agent

When Katlin Eldersma started taking business classes as a freshman at Bardstown High School (Bardstown Independent), she had no idea it would lead to her being a licensed insurance agent at LaRue-Carey Insurance Group just a few months after graduation.