Aretha Whaley didn’t begin her professional career as an educator. When she graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in English, she took a position as an assistant manager at a bookstore to be surrounded by her love of literature.
Kentucky Board of Education member Cody Pauley Johnson hopes to tackle the decline of jobs in the Eastern Kentucky region by putting an emphasis on education.
Eastern Kentucky University's Department of Applied Engineering and Technology will offer three online dual credit courses this spring for high school juniors and seniors.
Students in 12 school districts will be the latest to participate in a program designed to help prepare students in low-income communities for success in postsecondary education.
A Jessamine County High School offered American Sign Language courses for the first time this year that could be used to fulfill a world language requirement.
The Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) Department of Mathematics and Statistics will host its annual Teachers’ Workshop Sept. 21 at EKU’s Carl D. Perkins Conference Center in Richmond. The workshop theme is, “Assuring Growth Across All Groups.” It will offer best practices for developing and implementing curriculum and instruction methods that create and encourage growth mindset among students of varying ability [...]
Gov. Matt Bevin made several appointments to Kentucky boards and commissions.
The Hummel Planetarium at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond offers several academic field trips for students of various ages. The planetarium is offering three new shows: “The Accidental Astronauts, an Earth, Sun, Moon Adventure,” for ages 3-8 “Earth, Moon and Sun – Hold on Tight!” for ages 5-11 “Two Small Pieces of Glass: The Amazing Telescope,” for ages 6 and [...]
Two Kentucky career and technical education teachers have qualified as finalists in the Association for Career and Technical Education’s Excellence Awards.
The Eastern Kentucky University Department of Mathematics and Statistics is hosting its annual teacher workshop for K-12 mathematics teachers Sept. 29 at the Perkins Conference Center on the EKU campus in Richmond. The conference theme is “Bridging the Gap,” and presenters are invited to share their knowledge on that topic in 45-minute sessions. Sessions will be geared to elementary, middle [...]