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Critical race theory in Kentucky schools discussed at Interim Joint Committee...

As the national conversation surrounding critical race theory continues to escalate, Kentucky Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass urged the Interim Joint Committee on Education to remain committed to providing an equitable education to all students.

Teach a child, change a life

I like to say that people who are drawn to becoming teachers generally have a calling. That got me thinking; why do we often call teaching a calling?

Meredith Brewer named Kentucky Department of Education’s director of education policy

Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) Commissioner Jason E. Glass announced on Jan. 26 the hiring of Meredith Brewer as the department’s director of education policy. She will continue to serve as director of KDE’s Division of Educator Recruitment and Development until officially beginning her new role on Feb. 1.

Seniors: What’s your next step?

It soon will be a time of new beginnings for this year’s high school seniors. Even though their senior year hasn’t been what they anticipated, now is the time to be following through with plans for what comes next in their lives.

What I’m most grateful for as a teacher in 2020

Erlanger-Elsmere Independent's Amanda Bell shares what she's been thankful for as a teacher for the 2020 school year.

Commissioner Glass meets with Kentucky teachers to solicit feedback on returning...

The Kentucky Department of Education’s Teachers Advisory Council provided feedback to Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass on a potential return to in-person instruction in January during its Dec. 10 virtual meeting.

Apply Now for New Teacher Support Funds

High-quality induction programs can make new teachers more effective faster. Research shows that comprehensive, multi-year induction programs accelerate the professional growth of new teachers, reduce the rate of new teacher attrition and improve student learning.

GoTeachKY names 32 teacher ambassadors for 2021

GoTeachKY has named 32 teacher ambassadors for 2021.

Kentucky high school graduation options discussed by KDE’s Education Continuation Task...

The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) Education Continuation Task Force met virtually April 21 to discuss how graduation for the 2020 senior class will be affected by Gov. Andy Beshear’s April 20 recommendation that Kentucky schools continue to utilize non-traditional instruction for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year to help control the spread of COVID-19 in communities across the state.

GoTeachKY launches virtual teacher mentorship program for COVID-19 support

A new GoTeachKY initiative called Teachers Helping Teachers is connecting experienced educators to provide virtual coaching and support directly to other teachers to help them deal with the stresses of the COVID-19 crisis.