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Lt. Gov. Coleman announces student-led mental health roundtables during Commissioner’s Student...

Kentucky will host a series of roundtables aimed to address mental health in the state’s public schools, Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman announced during the June 1 virtual meeting of the Kentucky Department of Education’s Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council.

Barren County senior finds his purpose through world languages

Cody Smith may be graduating from Barren County High School this year, but if everything goes according to plan, he'll be back in Kentucky public schools soon.

Gov. Beshear, Kentucky education leaders announce state initiative to improve equity...

On March 4, Gov. Andy Beshear, Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman, Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass and other state education leaders announced the relaunch of the Kentucky Academy for Equity in Teaching (KAET), a statewide initiative to recruit and retain a more diverse workforce of teachers.

2020 Kentucky Teacher of the Year to focus on teacher recruitment

Erin Ball, a language arts teacher at Georgetown Middle School (Scott County), recently began a semester-long ambassadorship with the Kentucky Department of Education. During this time, one of her goals is focusing on teacher recruitment – specifically minority teachers.

KDE announces Go Teach KY, a campaign aimed at inspiring the...

Citing both a national and statewide teacher shortage, Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis announced a new campaign and website to recruit and inspire the next generation of educators.

New program aims to increase diversity in teacher workforce

There is no greater education equity issue in Kentucky than ensuring every public school student in Kentucky has a highly-qualified and effective teacher. But as we continue to build our teacher workforce around effectiveness, we also must be attuned to building a workforce that is more reflective of the incredible diversity of Kentucky students and communities.

Deadline extended to apply for loan forgiveness program for teachers

The Kentucky Department of Education has extended the deadline for teaching students to apply for the Kentucky Academy for Equity in Teaching, a renewable loan forgiveness program designed to identify and prepare effective, experienced and diverse public educators in the Commonwealth.

KDE announces loan forgiveness program for future Kentucky teachers

In a news conference on Jan. 24, the Kentucky Department of Education announced the launch of the Kentucky Academy for Equity in Teaching, a renewable loan forgiveness program designed to identify and prepare effective, experienced and diverse public educators in the Commonwealth.