Erlanger-Elsmere Independent

Superintendent Spotlight: Kathy Burkhardt, Erlanger-Elsmere Independent

Kathy Burkhardt The Erlanger-Elsmere Independent school district is very diverse with an extremely dedicated board of education and wonderful teachers, staff members, parents and community members who partner closely together to meet the needs of all students. Erlanger-Elsmere Independent collaborates within the district and with many community partners to embrace and attend to the individual needs of students [...]

By |2016-04-14T09:25:33-04:00April 14, 2016|

New toolbox aims to help school leaders build early childhood support

Recent kindergarten readiness results show that only half of Kentucky’s children arrived at school ready to do kindergarten work this year. In response, the Kentucky Department of Education and the Governor’s Office of Early Childhood have released a new tool called the “Superintendent Toolbox” to help superintendents improve kindergarten readiness in their communities.

By |2018-07-26T10:14:09-04:00August 18, 2015|

Ready to learn

Districts across the state are trying new ways to increase kindergarten readiness.

By |2018-12-03T15:36:31-05:00April 7, 2015|

Two honored as PE teachers of the year

The 2014 KAHERD teachers of the year are Daniel Hill, a teacher at Tates Creek Elementary (Fayette County) and Rhonda Smith, a teacher at Lloyd Memorial High School (Elsmere-Erlanger Independent).

By |2019-10-30T15:55:32-04:00March 31, 2015|

Final schools earn TELL survey cash

Kentucky schools and educators earned cash prizes recently for their participation in the fourth and final week of the Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning (TELL) Kentucky survey. The winners are: School: Horizons Academy, Nelson County school district Educator: Prichard Elementary, Carter County school district School districts with 50 percent or higher participation: Boyd County (87.87 percent) and Erlanger-Elsmere Independent (91.16 [...]

By |2020-08-25T11:34:28-04:00April 7, 2011|

Miles Elementary goes to standards-based grading

For the second year in a row, students at Miles Elementary School (Erlanger-Elsmere Independent) won’t receive grades. Yet teachers and the principal say students and their parents are better informed about what the children know – and what skills and information they still need to master. Bryant Gillis, in his seventh year as principal, said he never figured out in his 36 years in education what an A really means.

By |2019-12-04T13:26:44-05:00August 1, 2010|
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