Six years ago, former Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) Associate Director Dessie Bowling had an idea for a sustainable program that would give area technology center (ATC) students an opportunity to build tiny houses in eastern Kentucky.
Recent graduate says Kentucky students should have a seat at the table when discussing future of education
As a student, participating in several discussions with education stakeholders from all corners of the Commonwealth during the 2021 Commissioner’s Virtual Listening Tour was an excellent experience.
Morehead State University’s (MSU’s) Volgenau College of Education announced a new scholarship program, the Appalachian Future Educators (AFE) Scholars Program, for new teacher candidates from Appalachian counties.
Lt. Gov. Coleman announces student-led mental health roundtables during Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council
Kentucky will host a series of roundtables aimed to address mental health in the state’s public schools, Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman announced during the June 1 virtual meeting of the Kentucky Department of Education’s Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council.
A group of 45 Kentuckians representing various aspects of the state’s education community have been selected to serve on the Kentucky Coalition for Advancing Education, Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass announced June 1.
End of virtual Commissioner’s Listening Tour will begin Kentucky’s journey to a new education system
As Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass’ virtual Listening Tour comes to an end, the feedback and input received from Kentucky’s education community will be used to shape the future of public education in the Commonwealth.
Members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) shared their thoughts about the highs and lows of remote learning during the pandemic at the council's April 13 meeting.
Opinions are mixed among members of the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) on whether Kentucky schools should be allowed to resume in-person classes in January, and on who should make that decision.
Kentucky’s new education commissioner joins Student Advisory Council for roundtable on mental health, educational challenges
Members of the Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council were joined by the Commonwealth’s new Commissioner of Education Jason Glass and Lt. Gov. and Secretary of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Jacqueline Coleman during their Sept. 15 virtual meeting.
Student Advisory Council members weigh in on COVID-19 issues during Kentucky superintendents’ webcast
Four members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council joined the Aug. 25 Special Superintendents’ Webcast to talk about COVID-19 issues they’re hearing from their home districts.