“Be the person you needed when you were little.” That’s what being an educator is all about for Amber Dwyer.
Brittany Ritter has always known that she wanted to be a teacher. Her love for teaching was fostered from an early age by watching her father teach high school choir in Jefferson County.
Katie Hale has three goals when it comes to teaching: promote grit and compassion for others, provide an engaging, rigorous learning experience and prepare students for the modern world.
Justin Moreschi is a 16-year veteran educator currently teaching 4th- and 5th-grade science at Klondike Lane Elementary (Jefferson County).
2024 Kentucky Elementary School Teacher of the Year Donnie Wilkerson helps students make lifelong memories
Donnie Wilkerson believes that as a teacher, his purpose is much greater than just going through the educational curriculum with students. He tells his students to, “Be kind, think freely and inquire often. If you think about it, that's all you need to know.”
As a 15-year veteran teacher, Shannon Kay knows how important education can be in a child’s life. She currently teaches 1st grade in Boone County, but she also has taught preschool and kindergarten.
As social studies teachers, we know that everyone in every community in the United States plays a part in the American story. However, when I was growing up, we did not feel that was the case.
Chiffon Winston, a paraeducator who teaches digital literacy to 1st- through 5th-graders at McNabb Elementary (Paducah Independent), has been awarded the 2021 Educational Support Professional of the Year Award presented by the Kentucky Education Association (KEA).
Angie Beavin, a 5th-grade teacher in Franklin County, is passionate about helping her fellow teachers grow as well as her students.
Jefferson County's NyRee Clayton-Taylor shares how she used hip-hop based education to find a new way to reach her students.