Saturday, October 23, 2021
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Pre-school advisory group hears updates from Governor’s Office of Early Childhood...

Nearing her one-year mark as executive director of the Governor’s Office of Early Childhood Education, Amy Neal laid out the office’s priorities during the April 29 meeting of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Pre-school Coordinator Advisory Group (PCAG).

Former NFL player, education leaders emphasize early learning

The Governor’s Office of Early Childhood hosted the 2019 Early Childhood Institute for hundreds of early childhood educators from across Kentucky.

Bernheim Forest hosting workshops on nature-based play

Registration is open for four Nature Play Training Institutes to be held March through June at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest in Clermont. The workshops will focus on the benefits of play-based learning for child development and improving outdoor play opportunities.

OVEC hosts summit on early childhood education

Educators and others are invited to the Kentucky Leads the Nation Summit on Innovations in Early Childhood, which is scheduled for Oct. 20 at the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville.

Henderson County students get head start in early childhood education

Named as one of nine career and technical education programs in the country that work, Henderson County High School’s early childhood education program gets students ready for careers.

Ready to learn

Districts across the state are trying new ways to increase kindergarten readiness.

Learning while playing in Union County

Last month, data from the Kindergarten Readiness Screener was released showing that half of incoming kindergarten students are ready for school. The screener gives kindergarten teachers an instructional starting point for their classes.

Half of incoming kindergartners are ready for school

Gov. Steve Beshear announced Wednesday that 50 percent of students who started kindergarten this school year were ready to learn and succeed. That is...

Education and the State of the Commonwealth

It was my honor to attend the State of the Commonwealth speech last week when Gov. Steve Beshear made his eighth and final such...

Community collaboration stretches preschool dollars

This week, Chief of Staff Tommy Floyd, who represents the Kentucky Department of Education on the Governor’s Early Childhood Advisory Council, is my guest...