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Semifinalists named for 2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

Nine outstanding teachers from across the state – three elementary, three middle and four high school– are semifinalists for the 2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year award, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and Valvoline Inc. announced on Sept. 1.

24 Kentucky Valvoline Teacher Achievement Award winners named for 2021

The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc. have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2021 Valvoline™ Teacher Achievement Awards (TAA). These teachers qualify to compete for the 2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award which will be announced in October.

Six districts recognized among Best Communities for Music Education

Six Kentucky school districts have been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from the NAMM Foundation for their outstanding commitment to music education and efforts to assure access to music for all students as part of a well-rounded education.

Eleven alternative programs in Kentucky recognized for exemplary work

In an effort to recognize the work of educators and programs that serve students with a variety of learning needs, the Kentucky Department of Education has named 11 Alternative Programs of Distinction.

KBE SPOTLIGHT | Time and situation right for Coleman to champion...

Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman, an ex officio member of the Kentucky Board of Education, has made Kentucky’s public education system a top priority since being elected and named secretary of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

KBE SPOTLIGHT | Lu Young brings a voice for students in...

After breaking the curse of generational poverty and becoming her family’s first college graduate, Vice-Chair of the Kentucky Board of Education looks to bring her expertise to the board and help children across Kentucky break the same cycle.

In defense of exposing younger students to career pathways

Jessamine County has put an emphasis on helping students in middle school and even elementary school understand the career pathways options available to them.

TAC meets in Frankfort to discuss Impact Kentucky, GoTeachKY

Representatives from the Kentucky Department of Education met with the Teacher’s Advisory Council to highlight KDE initiatives.

GoTeachKY using 10 teacher ambassadors to promote teaching profession 

The GoTeachKY campaign to recruit the next generation of educators has partnered with 10 teacher ambassadors across the state to help promote the teaching profession.

Impact Kentucky survey gives teachers a voice

The Kentucky Department of Education and Panorama Education will administer the Impact Kentucky working conditions survey to certified staff members at schools across Kentucky in January.