It’s been a little over a year now since I joined the Kentucky Department of Education as its commissioner. During that time, my focus has been on listening to the people of my home state telling us what is working in education in the Commonwealth and where we need to improve.
A group of 45 Kentuckians representing various aspects of the state’s education community have been selected to serve on the Kentucky Coalition for Advancing Education, Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass announced June 1.
Eighteen Kentucky public high school students have been named to the 2021-2022 Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) announced on May 28.
Eight career and technical education (CTE) professionals received 2020 CTE Awards at a live-streamed ceremony on July 24 at the Galt House in Louisville. The awards program is conducted by the Kentucky Association for Career and Technical Education (KACTE).
When students return to Central Kentucky schools this year, they will be greeted by visible reminders of the importance of masking.
Executive Administrative Secretary Joette Fields has been with the Kentucky Department of Education since November of 2018. This isn’t her first stop with state government, however.
KDE employees selected as recipients of the Stilwell Award for their dedication and support of education technology.
Frankfort Independent Schools has enlisted the help of faculty and staff from Kentucky State University to assist students in finding their passion areas while providing them with a sense of belonging.
Students in 12 school districts will be the latest to participate in a program designed to help prepare students in low-income communities for success in postsecondary education.
Children will be given free books at several lunch programs being held across the state this summer as a part of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) summer reading and math initiative, Stride Don’t Slide!