The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Family Partnership Council met on Sept. 7, where members discussed the characteristics they hope to see in Kentucky’s next education commissioner and their recommendations for changing family engagement around the state.
As a way to strengthen local efforts to connect with families and students, the Harlan Independent School District jumped at the opportunity to participate in the Family Friendly Schools initiative.
A lifelong resident of eastern Kentucky, I reside in beautiful Menifee County nestled between Cave Run Lake and the Red River Gorge. I have spent the last 16 years of my career working in education in my hometown to try to identify ways I can serve my school and my community.
The Kentucky Collaborative for Families and Schools is offering free Family Engagement in Education Learning Exchanges based on your interest and role in Kentucky schools.
As a principal who grounds her work in leading a school that is a model of inclusivity, I know that optimal student success in achievement, engagement and sense of belonging occurs when there is a strong partnership between home and school.
Kentucky Commissioner of Education Jason E Glass told the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Family Partnership Council at its July 14 meeting that the 2022-2023 school year is the first time in three years that schools can anticipate a year without major disruptions.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is partnering with the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, through its Kentucky Collaborative for Families and Schools, to encourage intentional family engagement through the Family Friendly certification.
Our public schools are shaping the lives of our kids and the future of our commonwealth, and the teachers and school administrators in these schools step-up for Kentuckians daily.
The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Family Partnership Council (FPC) discussed family engagement and the council’s core beliefs during its first meeting on March 10.
A Kentucky Family Math Night (KFMN) is an extracurricular family engagement event that brings together educators, students, their family members and other caring adults to learn about, talk about and have fun with math; reinforce positive math mindsets; help family members participate in their child's learning; and build a sense of community and partnership around math learning.