El Departamento de Educación de Kentucky (Kentucky Department of Education, KDE) anunció el 22 de abril que el Comisionado de Educación y Jefe de Aprendizaje, Jason E. Glass, agregará una fecha de gira adicional para las familias de habla hispana a sus conversaciones virtuales de un mes para reunir información sobre las aspiraciones a largo plazo para el sistema educativo de la Mancomunidad.
Like so many events of the pandemic era, the 2021 Kentucky World Language Association (KWLA) World Language Showcase will take place virtually April 11.
For the first time ever, a Kentucky teacher has been named National Language Teacher of the Year by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL).
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 Advisory Council for Gifted and Talented Education (SACGTE) said during their meeting on Nov. 19. The advisory council sought to identify remaining barriers for discussion, with the intent of finding solutions and equally serving all eligible [...]
Two Harlan County High School teachers have written a Spanish I textbook that focuses on rural life, including specifics of Harlan County.
Jennifer Hoban, a French teacher at Louisville Collegiate School, is the 2020 recipient of the Kentucky World Language Association (KWLA) Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award. She received the award on Sept. 19 at the KWLA Fall Virtual Conference.
The Fayette County Public Schools Seal of Biliteracy recognizes graduating seniors who demonstrate functional language skills in English and another language. Honorees awarded this distinction during the 2019-2020 academic year include 102 graduates earning distinction in French, German, Hungarian, Japanese, Lingala, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili and Swedish.
The Kentucky Association of Japanese Language Teachers selected Mariko Barnes of Lafayette High School (Fayette County) as the state’s Japanese Teacher of the Year.
The Kentucky World Language Association (KWLA) is seeking nominations for its annual awards.
Nine students at The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science at Western Kentucky University have received a nationally-competitive National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) Scholarships for immersive, critical language study this summer and next academic year.