With Charlotte Buskill's mother, grandmother and two sisters all educators, she felt she was destined to join the “family business.” “My whole younger childhood was filled with the love of being in a school building,” she said. Now in her sixth year as an educator, Buskill has been at Newton Parrish Elementary School (Owensboro Independent) since 2016. Her ability to ensure the success of every student was recognized by the Milken Family Foundation, which honored her as a Milken Educator Award winner in a surprise ceremony on Nov. 10 at the school.
Allison Slone, a special education teacher in Rowan County, has found herself in a position to speak up for her colleagues and her profession as the first active, full-time teacher to serve on the Kentucky Board of Education.
The Kentucky Department of Education recently released a K-3 Dyslexia Toolkit for families and teachers. This 20-page document provides guidance for teachers about how to identify and provide support for children who have dyslexia.
The Kentucky Department of Education has developed the “Kindergarten to Grade 3 Dyslexia Toolkit” in response to The Ready to Read Act (House Bill 187, 2018).
Local boards of education, school-based decision making councils and teachers will be implementing lots of new laws passed by the 2018 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly.
Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt is asking educators across Kentucky to join him in recognition of Learning Disabilities Awareness Month in October.
Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt has named a task force to study dyslexia and develop recommendations on policy, personnel, and the instructional and fiscal resources needed to identify and support students with dyslexia.
Rowan County’s Allison Slone shares how her son’s diagnosis shaped her view of how teachers are being prepared.