Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) members discussed how the adoption and implementation of locally-developed portraits of a learner can serve as catalysts to transform the student experience for every Kentucky learner during the KBE meeting on Dec. 6-7.
Rob Collins has been a team member of the Kentucky Department of Education for a little over a year.
Greenup County Schools was selected for a $14.9 million energy efficiency grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Renew America’s Schools program, which will support improvements in K–12 schools across the country.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) Career and Technical Education (CTE) Advisory Committee discussed future funding models and KY Tech during their May 31 meeting.
Fifth-grade student Zander Everman from Russell-McDowell Intermediate School (Russell Independent) felt like a lot of his peers used the Greenup County War Memorial as a playground, with no real context on the history or significance of the memorial. Everman, alongside classmates Zaina Razak and Jimmylee Mullins, wanted to change that.
The Kentucky Coalition for Advancing Education (KCAE) met virtually on March 29 to discuss the progress of Cohorts 1 and 2 of the Local Laboratories of Learning (L3) and welcome the newly formed Cohort 3.
Arnav Dharmagadda, a junior at Russell High School (Greenup County) and Lauren Wood, a junior at duPont Manual High School (Jefferson County), were selected from among the state’s top student leaders to be part of the national 104-student delegation of the United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP), who also will each receive a $10,000 college scholarship for undergraduate study.
The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc. have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2022 Valvoline™ Teacher Achievement Awards (TAA). These teachers qualify to compete for the 2022 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award, which will be announced in September.
Morehead State University’s (MSU’s) Volgenau College of Education announced a new scholarship program, the Appalachian Future Educators (AFE) Scholars Program, for new teacher candidates from Appalachian counties.
Peace. A word with many levels of meaning and overwhelmingly lacking from the current worldview. Yet, peace is so desperately needed.