Wednesday, September 18, 2019
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Commissioner Lewis talks recruiting and retaining teachers with the TAC

The Teachers Advisory Council met to discuss the resources available on KyStandards.org. Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis also spoke to the TAC in a question-and-answer forum.

Kentucky students make strong showing at DECA International conference

More than 250 Kentucky high school students from 23 high schools participated in the 2019 DECA International Career Development Conference in Orlando in April.

Breaking a language barrier

A Jessamine County High School offered American Sign Language courses for the first time this year that could be used to fulfill a world language requirement.

Kentucky students attend international marketing conference

More than 253 Kentucky high school students from 23 schools participated in the 2019 DECA International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Fla.

Helping kids find their passion

At his State of Education address, Interim Commissioner Wayne Lewis said educators need to find new ways of making sure a child’s biggest supporter – their parents – is involved in the classroom.

Entrepreneurship contest winners announced

The winners of the seventh annual KACTE Entrepreneurship Event have been announced. The event was sponsored by the Kentucky Association for Career and Technical Education (KACTE) and coordinated by the state advisers of the Career and Technical Education Student Organizations.

FFA members attacking hunger one community at a time

With 1 in 6 Kentuckians identified as food insecure, FFA members and chapters from across the Commonwealth are doing their part to eliminate hunger in a variety of ways.

VSA Kentucky art exhibit available to schools

The 2018 VSA Kentucky Student Traveling Exhibition, “A Matter of Perspective,” has begun its tour and is available free of charge to schools, museums and other institutions.

KDE expands regional visual and performing arts specialists

The Kentucky Department of Education has expanded its cohort of regional visual and performing arts specialists for the 2017-18 school year.

Students selected for commissioner’s advisory council

Seven Kentucky public high school students have been named to the Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council, a group that provides input to Kentucky Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt.