Growing teacher shortages will affect Kentucky students

Thousands of teaching positions in Kentucky schools remain unfilled as the start of a new school year approaches, and the Kentucky Department of Education is working to address the shortage through high school career pathways, college recruitment and alternative certifications

By |2021-04-21T10:24:05-04:00July 25, 2019|

KDE, EPSB to tackle teacher shortages

Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis said raising awareness of teaching opportunities available to other professionals will be an important part of the work to combat “significant” teacher shortages in Kentucky.

By |2019-06-18T15:23:28-04:00June 18, 2019|

Commissioner hosts talks with educator preparation programs

Beginning this week, Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis will begin hosting meetings across the state to listen to feedback and recommendations on ways the Kentucky Department of Education and educator preparation programs can work together to strengthen educator preparation.

By |2018-10-30T15:29:04-04:00October 30, 2018|
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