2024 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

The Imperfect Classroom: Be a Top Dog

While the vast majority of teachers are able to balance the countless duties they face day in and day out, occasionally, you come across a teacher who makes it look effortless. One such person is 2nd grade teacher Markayla Stevens at Pikeville Elementary (Pikeville Independent).

By |2024-04-11T17:52:25-04:00April 11, 2024|

Educator Spotlight: Kevin Dailey

Kevin Dailey, a U.S. history teacher at Ballyshannon Middle School (Boone County), has been an educator for 10 years. The Covington native originally wanted to pursue a career in architectural design, but he realized his true passion was to become an educator. 

By |2024-02-20T11:01:52-05:00March 15, 2024|

The Imperfect Classroom: Find a Way

Julia Bishop is a 5th-grade reading teacher at Owsley Elementary. She has only been in her current role for the last three years; prior to this, she was a special education teacher in a neighboring school district - a rival I’m told - and a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University.

By |2024-03-14T15:39:33-04:00March 14, 2024|

The Imperfect Classroom: Be Human

Seneca High School (Jefferson County) is a lot like the high school I went to growing up: it's extremely diverse, offers incredible college and vocational opportunities to its students, and is full of hope and perseverance that many from the outside just do not see.

By |2024-03-07T16:30:50-05:00March 7, 2024|

Boone County’s Kevin Dailey named 2024 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

Kevin Dailey, a middle school social studies teacher at Ballyshannon Middle School in Boone County, has been named the 2024 Kentucky Teacher of the Year. "I am really blessed and honored to be able to represent 40,000 plus teachers in Kentucky," Dailey said. "This day is about all of our kids and all of our families. This day is about Kentucky."

By |2024-02-20T15:59:53-05:00September 13, 2023|
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