Sunday, October 24, 2021
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Student drawings show why teacher diversity matters in Kentucky

About a year ago, someone from the Kentucky Education Association reached out to our office and asked if we would like to display the drawings our public school students did as part of their Difference Makers Art Contest. As those drawings were recently being taken down, it got me thinking about how they connect to the department’s efforts on teacher diversity and teacher recruitment.

Kentucky Department of Education announces Grow-Your-Own teacher program grant recipients

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) announced 10 Grow-Your-Own (GYO) program grant recipients at an Aug. 16 press conference. These districts will receive a one-time, $50,000 grant to further boost the Commonwealth’s teacher talent pipeline, with the goal of providing all students with a high-quality education.

Kentucky students thrive at national Educators Rising conference

High school and college students from across Kentucky who are looking to pursue careers in education participated in the 2021 Educators Rising National Conference, which was held virtually June 24-27.

Pulaski County senior chosen as Educators Rising national vice president

Educators Rising Kentucky is proud to announce that one of their own student leaders has been selected to serve as the national vice president of programs for Educators Rising for the 2021-2022 school year.

Teach a child, change a life

I like to say that people who are drawn to becoming teachers generally have a calling. That got me thinking; why do we often call teaching a calling?

Teachers on KDE advisory council welcome educator development efforts

The Teachers Advisory Council heard about the Kentucky Department of Education’s work to recruit and retain teachers.

Commissioner Lewis talks recruiting and retaining teachers with the TAC

The Teachers Advisory Council met to discuss the resources available on KyStandards.org. Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis also spoke to the TAC in a question-and-answer forum.

Kentucky students make their mark at national Educators Rising conference

High school students across Kentucky who are interested in education as a career spent several days in the Texas heat at the Educators Rising Conference June 22-25 in Dallas.

Kentucky’s future educators continue to grow through Educators Rising

The Educators Rising curriculum, which can be offered through the Teaching and Learning pathway, gives students that are interested in education a hands-on teaching experience, sustains their interest in the profession and helps them develop the skills they need to be successful educators.

Schools are calling: Males wanted

Nelson County's Joshua DeWar says educators need to make sure children have a variety of role models at schools, which includes recruiting more males at the elementary level.