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COVID-19 measures temporary but vital, KDE officials tell superintendents

The vital importance of wearing masks, staying 6 feet apart and tailoring ways for local school districts to meet those goals dominated the Special Superintendents’ Webcast on June 30.

KDE releases new reopening guidance for school facilities, CTE centers

The Kentucky Department of Education released two new guidance documents on June 29 on logistics and facility considerations when schools reopen amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and plans for reopening career and technical education (CTE) centers.

KDE’s CTE Advisory Committee discusses financial impacts of COVID-19, new legislation

At its June 9 meeting, the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) Career and Technical Education (CTE) Advisory Committee discussed the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the latest session of the Kentucky General Assembly.

Kentucky’s superintendents dive into KDE reopening guidance document during webcast

Superintendents from Kentucky’s 172 school districts joined Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) leadership during a May 19 webcast as they dove into the reopening guidance document released by the department on May 15 that leads school leaders through a variety of questions to consider when planning how to start classes for the 2020-2021 school year.

KDE’s Education Continuation Task Force looks at re-opening guidance document

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, members of the Education Continuation Task force met virtually May 18 to discuss the guidance document released by the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) about questions schools and districts should consider when they are making plans for how to restart school for the 2020-2021 school year.

U.S. Presidential Scholars Program announces semifinalists

Six Kentucky public high school students have been named semifinalists in the 2020 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.

Update on CTE end-of-program pilot exams

Here are important updates related to the COVID-19 emergency from the Office of Career and Technical Education and Student Transition (OCTEST) regarding career and technical education (CTE) end-of-program (EOP) pilot assessments for the 2019-2020 academic year.

All education is career and technical education

A lot of times I hear people referring to career and technical education and college prep classes as two separate things. When it comes down to it, all education is career and technical education.

Feedback sought on Carl D. Perkins State Plan

Based on recent public input, the Kentucky Department of Education is seeking final feedback on its revised draft of the Carl D. Perkins State Plan, also known as Perkins V or the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act.

KDE Employee Spotlight: Leslie Slaughter

This week Leslie Slaughter is under the KDE Employee Spotlight. Learn more about her roles with the department and what she was doing prior to joining KDE.