Jason E. Glass

Why we all need to pay attention to the shrinking teacher pipeline

Last month I met with the Kentucky Legislature’s Interim Joint Committee on Education to talk about the teacher workforce. The legislators and I talked about a lot about ways we might be able to encourage more people to go into teaching and how to keep our current teachers in their classrooms.

By |2022-06-22T08:41:47-04:00July 5, 2022|

Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass discusses teacher shortages with Interim Joint Committee on Education

As the country continues to face challenges in recruiting and retaining teachers, Kentucky Education Commissioner and Chief Learner Jason E. Glass and others from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) presented before the Interim Joint Committee on Education on June 7 to discuss how to increase and maintain the state’s teacher workforce.

By |2022-06-07T17:55:53-04:00June 7, 2022|

Reflections and responsibility on the Uvalde school shooting

Like many of you, I am heartbroken and angered over the tragedy that took place in Uvalde, Texas, on May 25. As is the case in many of your communities, students and staff at Robb Elementary were celebrating the end of this school year, looking ahead to the summer and imagining what the next year of school might bring. In a flurry of senseless violence, all of this was taken away.

By |2022-05-31T09:54:46-04:00May 25, 2022|
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