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Embassy of Spain names Maxwell Elementary the 2018-2019 School of the...

Students at Maxwell Elementary, Kentucky’s oldest immersion program, learn global competency along with their regular classes.

Fayette science teacher named KEA’s 2020 Teacher of the Year

Melanie Trowel, a 7th-grade science teacher at Leestown Middle School (Fayette County), has been named the 2020 Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Education Association.

Former social studies teacher named executive director of KBE

Kentucky Department of Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis announced the hiring of Jennifer Fraker as executive director of the Kentucky Board of Education. She begins this role with the department April 16.

Bryan Station junior highlights importance of CTE at national conference

LaMargaret Johnson, a junior at Bryan Station High School (Fayette County), impressed upon a national audience of chief state school officers and educators the vital importance of strong career and technical education (CTE) programs in a speech in Washington, D.C., April 8.

Spanish embassy honors Fayette elementary school

Maxwell Spanish Immersion Magnet Elementary School (Fayette County) has been named the 2018-19 School of the Year by the Embassy of Spain’s Education Office in Washington, D.C.

Two Fayette teachers selected for NASA’s airborne astronomy program

Two Fayette County teachers, Heidi Anderson of Locust Trace AgriScience Center and Ashley Rosen of the STEAM Academy, are among 28 teachers chosen for the 2019 NASA Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors program, a professional development for high school science teachers.

Supporting students, teachers and health education through ESSA

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is transforming opportunities in health and physical education. We are moving away from federal mandates and into an era where local communities can step forward and create powerful, locally relevant programs in health and physical education.

Fayette teacher selected for ag teachers’ professional learning program

Daniel Bustle, an agriculture teacher at Locust Trace AgriScience Center (Fayette County), is among 21 individuals nationwide selected to participate in the 2018-2019 XLR8 Institute – a professional learning program that began at the National Association of Agricultural Educators annual convention in San Antonio.

A partnership to prepare students

Three Fayette County high schools are offering career academies designed to prepare students for life after high school and to provide the type of workforce local business and industry is seeking.

Three teachers, three schools receive awards from Kentucky ITEEA

Three teachers and three schools have been honored by the Kentucky affiliate of the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association, which recognizes outstanding efforts in engineering, aviation and STEM areas.