Education commissioner search moves forward

The Kentucky Board of Education has completed the first round of interviews for the position of commissioner of education. The board interviewed 12 candidates over the past two days.

By |2019-06-05T11:45:21-04:00August 17, 2015|

More than 90 percent of Kentucky educators are effective; state Board of Education elects not to include ratings in accountability

The majority of teachers and leaders evaluated in the first year of statewide implementation of Kentucky’s Professional Growth and Effectiveness System (PGES) were rated exemplary or accomplished, the Kentucky Board of Education learned at its meeting Aug. 6. Under the system, about a third of certified educators in the state are evaluated each year. In 2014-15, about 16,700 teachers and [...]

By |2015-12-18T11:08:59-05:00August 12, 2015|

Holliday announces retirement, last day will be Aug. 31

Commissioner of Education Terry Holliday Kentucky Commissioner of Education Terry Holliday announced his retirement effective August 31. Holliday has served as commissioner since July 2009. In a letter read by Kentucky Board of Education Chair Roger Marcum, Holliday said, “I am humbled and very proud to end my 43 years in public education by serving the Commonwealth of [...]

By |2015-04-02T12:02:15-04:00April 2, 2015|

KBE discusses Teacher Equity Plan, hiring search firm for commissioner search

Commissioner Terry Holliday discusses the budget with the Kentucky Board of Education during its April meeting. Holliday notified the board his intent to retire at the end of August.Photo by Amy Wallot, April 1, 2015 The Kentucky Board of Education discussed at its meeting this week a plan to combat teacher turnover and ensure that all children in [...]

By |2020-05-08T14:13:48-04:00April 2, 2015|
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