Ten outstanding teachers from across the state are semifinalists for the 2024 Kentucky Teacher of the Year award, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) announced Aug. 14.
After 24 years in education, Willie Foster is taking on a new role as Spencer County’s superintendent. He’s also making the transition from a large school district to a smaller one, a change he said he embraces.
Kimberly Thompson, the library media specialist at Eastside Middle School (Bullitt County), is making reading more accessible to all students at her school.
While the COVID-19 pandemic impacted learning for students across the country, those who are identified as homeless or housing insecure faced even more obstacles to keeping their education on track.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) announced the selection of 22 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2024 Kentucky Teacher Achievement Awards on July 5. These teachers qualify to compete for the 2024 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award, which will be announced in September.
Creating a virtual school is a tremendous undertaking in the best of times. Creating one during a pandemic, requires gumption.
Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass joined Bullitt County students a guest reader during the Summer Boost program at the Hillside Community Center and Northside Apartments on June 15.
Eminence superintendent discusses importance of deeper learning experiences for Kentucky students during KDE webcast
Joined by Kentucky’s Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass, Buddy Berry, superintendent of Eminence Independent shared the decisions behind why his district has prioritized deeper learning during the Kentucky Department of Education’s June Superintendents Webcast.
Thirty districts have been selected to participate in this year’s Summer Boost: Reading and Mathematics Program, a partnership between the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), the Summer Food Service Program and the Children’s Reading Foundation.
The Kentucky Coalition for Advancing Education (KCAE) met virtually on March 29 to discuss the progress of Cohorts 1 and 2 of the Local Laboratories of Learning (L3) and welcome the newly formed Cohort 3.