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Paducah paraeducator named 2021 Educational Support Professional of the Year

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).

Milken award winner shines when teaching both students, teachers

Angie Beavin, a 5th-grade teacher in Franklin County, is passionate about helping her fellow teachers grow as well as her students.

Hip-hop into learning

Jefferson County's NyRee Clayton-Taylor shares how she used hip-hop based education to find a new way to reach her students.

STEM camp for girls

For Arushi Gupta, there's a specific goal in mind when it comes to her summer STEM camps for girls. 

Campbell County does ‘whatever it takes’ to counsel students

A comprehensive school counseling program has increased student achievement and attendance and decreased behavioral referrals.

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.

Teachers of the Year find power in music

NyRee Clayton-Taylor was named the 2018 the Elementary School Teacher of the Year and Tiffany Marsh was named the High School Teacher of the Year.

Spreading computer science across Kentucky

KDE’s three-year initiative is designed to expand access to and participation in computer science courses and bring advanced coursework to underserved students.

Ground broken for new elementary school at KSD

Officials ceremonially broke ground March 13 for a new elementary school at the Kentucky School for the Deaf in Danville.

Simple ways families can enhance their child’s phonological awareness

It’s never too early to start children on their paths to reading success.