Gallatin County

KBE approves legislative agenda

During its Dec. 5 regular meeting in Frankfort, the Kentucky Board of Education voted unanimously to adopt the department’s legislative agenda as its own.

By |2018-12-06T15:03:32-05:00December 6, 2018|

Nursing the pathway to success

A new pathway helps students earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing faster, with lower costs and more opportunities to earn credentials along the way.

By |2017-10-24T09:10:20-04:00October 24, 2017|

Teachers discover possibilities at the field station

If you've ever wanted to give your students the chance to catch wild fish out of the Ohio River using currents of electricity, the Thomas More Biology Field Station in California, Ky., has just the thing for you. 

By |2019-01-29T15:26:43-05:00October 3, 2017|

It’s time to take a second look at CTE

Too often in the past we’ve thought of career and technical education as being an alternative pathway for students who, for one reason or another, weren’t going to attend a college or a university. It is time for all of us in the Commonwealth to realize that CTE is for everyone.

By |2020-09-08T10:38:40-04:00February 7, 2017|

KY first regional career academy offers students a competitive advantage in global economy

Incoming high school freshmen from Carroll, Gallatin, Henry, Owen and Trimble Counties now have a groundbreaking choice about where to go to high school. The superintendents of the five school districts announced this week they are opening Kentucky’s first regional career academy so their students can pursue competitive advantage for the Golden Triangle region’s highest-demand, highest-wage jobs. iLEAD Academy, located [...]

By |2019-06-05T11:06:03-04:00February 12, 2015|

OP mentoring sessions spur students to pursue STEM careers

In 2012, Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday talked with sophomore Alex Kearns about his future college and career plans during Operation Preparation at Gallatin County High School. Photo by Amy Wallot, March 15, 2012 Students who were sophomores participating in Kentucky’s first Operation Preparation back in 2012 will be graduating high school in a few months. Two of [...]

By |2014-03-17T13:28:51-04:00March 18, 2014|

Best of 2013

By Amy Wallot My photo archive for 2013 has just over 1,000 pictures in it. That’s just the selects, the best few from every shoot. Unedited, there are thousands more from schools all across the state. I often say I have the best job at the Kentucky Department of Education and reviewing my work from the past year reaffirms it. [...]

By |2019-06-12T16:04:50-04:00January 9, 2014|
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