Wednesday, August 12, 2020
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Healthy at School guidance set to be released June 24, Kentucky...

The Kentucky Department of Education’s Superintendents Advisory Council held its virtual meeting on June 22 and much like previous advisory council meetings convened by the department, the primary focus remained on reopening schools in the fall.

Kentucky students win National Security Language Initiative scholarships

Nine students at The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science at Western Kentucky University have received a nationally-competitive National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) Scholarships for immersive, critical language study this summer and next academic year.

Milken award winner helping students, colleagues excel

Laura Cole, a mathematics teacher in Kenton County who was the recipient of a Milken Educator Award, chose teaching over accounting and has impacted both students and fellow teachers.

Five Kentucky schools recognized as Model PLCs

Five Kentucky schools have been recognized by Solution Tree as Model Professional Learning Communities at Work for their sustained success in raising student achievement.

Kenton County’s Laura Cole receives $25,000 Milken Educator Award

Laura Cole, a mathematics teacher at Scott High School (Kenton County), was celebrated Feb. 26 as the latest Kentucky educator to receive a Milken Educator Award from the Milken Family Foundation.

Using social media to lift other teachers up

Teachers should be supporting other teachers; not competing against one another or trying to outdo the person in the classroom down the hall. We should be sharing our ideas, celebrating one another’s successes and trying to lift one another up when we are down.

Four Kentucky teachers receive PAEMST honors

Four Kentucky mathematics and science teachers are among 213 recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, which is awarded to outstanding K-12 science and mathematics teachers from across the country.

Innovative new school ignites interests of students, teachers

Ignite Institute opened in August with a focus on project-based learning in STEAM-related fields and on providing career opportunities for students while they are still in high school.

Kentuckians win Presidential Award for math, science teaching

Grant County's Shannon Brickler and Somerset Independent's Natasha Craft are among 104 educators nationwide to be recognized as winners of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

Home-grown help in social services staffing

A new apprenticeship program allows high schools students to work in local offices of the Kentucky Department for Community Based Services.