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New leadership named in language-specific professional organizations

During the Kentucky World Language Association’s annual conference in Louisville, new leadership was elected in five of the six different language-specific state professional organizations.

Newest National Board-certified teachers celebrated at Capitol

The 2015 class keeps Kentucky among the national leaders in NBCTs.

Districts of Distinction recognized

The Kentucky Board of Education and the Kentucky Department of Education recognized five school districts as Districts of Distinction at the board’s meeting Feb. 3.

How the tough got going in Kentucky

Bill and Melinda Gates traveled to Kentucky in November and saw how Floyd County schools have come so far, so quickly.

Getting their hands on science

Teachers attending the Kentucky Science Teachers Association’s annual conference in Lexington used everything from foam balls and a giant Slinky to a syringe and bag of marshmallows to discover new ways to engage their students.

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.

NBCT Class of 2014 celebrated at the Capitol

Teachers from around the state celebrated their National Board Certification recently at the Capitol as the Class of 2014 was recognized.

200 Ky. teachers gain National Board Certification

Two hundred more Kentucky teachers have achieved National Board Certification, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) has announced, bring the state closer...

Two are honored with Dr. Samuel Robinson Award

The Kentucky Board of Education on Wednesday presented the annual Dr. Samuel Robinson Award to co-winners – Cindy Heine, retired associate executive director of...

Superintendents’ Spotlight: Henry Webb, Floyd County

Floyd County has seen dramatic growth under the leadership of Superintendent Henry Webb. Once ranked 145th among Kentucky public school districts, Floyd County, a distinguished...