As his sabbatical with the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) comes to a close, 2022 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Willie Edward Taylor Carver Jr. had the opportunity to reflect on his past six months before passing the torch to the next teacher of the year.
Barbara Washington and instructional partners Alexis Patterson and Jeanine Mosher were presented with the 2022 Grissom Award for Innovation in Special Education at the Kentucky Board of Education’s (KBE) Aug. 3 regular meeting.
As summer winds toward fall and we consider the annual return to school for students, families and staff, it occurs to me that we are possibly at the precipice of our first undisrupted year of in-person learning since 2019.
Kentucky Commissioner of Education Jason E Glass told the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Family Partnership Council at its July 14 meeting that the 2022-2023 school year is the first time in three years that schools can anticipate a year without major disruptions.
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.
Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass joined Bullitt County students a guest reader during the Summer Boost program at the Hillside Community Center and Northside Apartments on June 15.
Eminence superintendent discusses importance of deeper learning experiences for Kentucky students during KDE webcast
Joined by Kentucky’s Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass, Buddy Berry, superintendent of Eminence Independent shared the decisions behind why his district has prioritized deeper learning during the Kentucky Department of Education’s June Superintendents Webcast.
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.
Gov. Andy Beshear today announced that incoming Kentucky high school seniors who have previously taken the ACT will be eligible to take the test a second time for free during a statewide ACT retake day in the Fall of 2022.
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.