Covington Independent

KDE announces winners of 32 CTE Showcase mini-grants

The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE's) Office of Career and Technical Education (OCTE) has announced the list of 32 schools that will receive mini-grants to help defray expenses as they represent the Commonwealth at the 2022-2023 CTE Showcase at the Capitol on Feb. 21 and the Kentucky School Board Association (KSBA) Annual Conference on Feb. 24.

By |2023-06-20T15:47:22-04:00January 5, 2023|

Kentucky parents work to revise ‘The Missing Piece of the Proficiency Puzzle’

At its June 9 virtual meeting, the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Commissioner’s Parents Advisory Council (PAC) provided feedback on proposed updates to “The Kentucky Family and School Partnership Guide,” previously known as “The Missing Piece of the Proficiency Puzzle,” a document designed to support schools and districts with implementing best practices for parent engagement.

By |2021-06-09T18:04:08-04:00June 9, 2021|

Kentucky superintendents share school reopening advice, get revised metric for holding in-person classes

Participants in the Kentucky Department of Education’s Sept. 29 Special Superintendents’ Webcast heard from leaders of four school districts on how reopening to in-person instruction amid the pandemic has gone so far, and from state officials about updates to the color-coded metric used to determine whether to hold in-person classes.

By |2023-01-04T15:13:52-05:00September 30, 2020|

Using social media to lift other teachers up

Teachers should be supporting other teachers; not competing against one another or trying to outdo the person in the classroom down the hall. We should be sharing our ideas, celebrating one another’s successes and trying to lift one another up when we are down.

By |2019-12-11T10:36:51-05:00December 11, 2019|

A careful approach to self-care

Educators are learning that it’s necessary to take some time to take care of themselves in order to better meet the needs of their students.

By |2018-09-05T12:01:33-04:00September 11, 2018|

10 alternative programs recognized for exemplary work

In an effort to recognize the work of educators and programs that serve students with a variety of learning needs, the Kentucky Department of Education has named 10 Alternative Programs of Distinction.

By |2018-06-08T13:57:15-04:00June 8, 2018|
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