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Donnie Piercey named 2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year in first...

Donnie Piercey, a 5th-grade teacher at Stonewall Elementary School (Fayette County), is the 2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year and Elementary Teacher of the Year.

Fayette County’s Donnie Piercey named 2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

Donnie Piercey, a 5th-grade teacher at Stonewall Elementary School (Fayette County), has been named 2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year and Elementary Teacher of the Year. Piercey, a 38-year-old Lexington resident, is using technology to help his school stay in touch with parents and students during remote learning.

2021 Kentucky High School Teacher of the Year Christopher McCurry uses...

In Fayette County, Christopher McCurry, Kentucky’s 2021 High School Teacher of the Year, uses poetry to provide an outlet for students to discover their true selves. In response to the racial unrest in the country, he developed a course that focuses on the history of Black literature in America.

Commissioner Glass meets with Kentucky principals, discusses back-to-school

Kentucky’s Education Commissioner and Chief Learner Jason E. Glass was introduced to the Principals Advisory Council during its first quarter meeting on Oct. 8.

Kentucky students’ experiment heading for International Space Station

A science experiment designed in part by two students from Fayette County Public Schools will blast off for the International Space Station on Oct. 1.

KWLA announces Outstanding Teacher, Outstanding Rising Star Teacher

Jennifer Hoban, a French teacher at Louisville Collegiate School, is the 2020 recipient of the Kentucky World Language Association (KWLA) Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award. She received the award on Sept. 19 at the KWLA Fall Virtual Conference.

Kentucky schools win national awards

Forty-four Kentucky schools are among those recognized nationwide as 2020 America’s Healthiest Schools.

Semifinalists named for 2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

Nine outstanding teachers from across the state – three elementary, three middle and four high school– are semifinalists for the 2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year award, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and Valvoline Inc. announced on Sept. 1.

Fayette County schools police win Promising Program Award

The Fayette County Public Schools Police Department has received a Promising Program Award from the Kentucky Association of School Resource Officers (KYASRO).

Fayette County STEM coach receives ISTE creativity award

Fayette County STEM Learning Coach Josh Rayburn has earned the 2020 International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Arts and Technology Network Creativity Award.