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Commissioner Candidate Profile – Dr. Felicia Cumings Smith

Felicia Cumings Smith, Ed. D., has spent almost her entire career in Kentucky education, starting as an elementary and reading resource teacher in Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS), where today she serves as assistant superintendent for teaching and learning.

Commissioner Candidate Profile – Dr. Jason Glass

A native Kentuckian, Dr. Jason Glass grew up in Brandenburg in a family deeply involved in Kentucky public education.

Commissioner Candidate Profile – Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig

He’s been dean of the College of Education at the University of Kentucky for a year, but Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig traveled a long road as an academic and practitioner to get there.

KBE narrows search to four candidates for Kentucky’s next education commissioner

At its June 25 meeting, the Kentucky Board of Education used reference information received by the search firm Greenwood/Asher and Associates Inc. to narrow the list of potential candidates for the education commissioner position down to four.

Six candidates for education commissioner selected for further review by KBE

The Kentucky Board of Education conducted 11 virtual interviews for the open Kentucky education commissioner position over the span of two special virtual meetings held June 11-12.

KBE accepting nominations for 2020 Kelly Award for Business and Education...

The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) is accepting nominations for the Kelly Award for Business and Education Partnership.

Interim Commissioner Kevin C. Brown’s June 5 letter to families

I am writing today because you are critical partners to our educational system. Your voice matters and everything we do in education is a direct response to the teaching and learning that we know is extraordinarily important to the growth of your children.

KBE narrows field to 11 candidates in search for next education...

At its June 4 special virtual meeting, the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) reviewed individual applications for the open position of commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE).

Kentucky Board of Education to explore implicit bias training in schools

Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman asked Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) members at their June 3 meeting to consider three proposals – to widen the board’s perspective, train teachers, staff and students on racial bias, and increase the diversity of the teacher workforce.

KDE issues guidance on how to facilitate conversations about race-based stress...

With many in the state and nation shaken by the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd and Louisville’s Breonna Taylor, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) issued guidance on June 3 on how districts can help facilitate conversations about race-based stress and trauma and how to help students, their parents and staff.