Erin Chavez has been a part of the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) since 2016. She is a program academic consultant for the Office of Teaching and Learning’s Division of Program Standards, and the Mathematics Achievement Fund grant coordinator.
Kentucky Board of Education outlines next steps in commissioner search, approves Call to Action document
The Kentucky Board of Education held a special virtual meeting Aug. 21 to discuss the next steps towards hiring a new commissioner of education and to approve a document that will ultimately guide the board’s work moving forward.
KDE is providing access to Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS), as part of the Kentucky Reading Academies. LETRS is a two-year, in-depth, job-embedded professional learning series; it is not a program.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking applications for the next class of GoTeachKY Ambassadors.
The Kentucky Department of Education’s Jeff Sebulsky is proud to proclaim he has the best job in the Commonwealth.
Stu Harper has worked at the Kentucky School for the Deaf (KSD) in Danville for 21 years. “I love working with youth,” he said. “They’re fun, they learn quickly, they’re interested in the world, and I think it keeps me young.”
Kentucky Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass announced July 31 that he will step down from his position on Sept. 29 in order to become associate vice president of teaching and learning at Western Michigan University.
Regina Barrett is one of the two Kentucky K-12 integration specialists in the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Office of Education Technology. She has been in this position since August of 2014.
Nominations are being accepted for the 2023 Kentucky Special Education Teacher of the Year Award. Any full-time special education teacher in the state is eligible for this recognition.
When students meet each other for the first time at the Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program and ask where they’re from, they turn their hands sideways and curl in their thumb, creating a rough shape of the state. “If you were from Centre College, you'd be in the middle,” explained Marshall County native Sarah Umbarger, pointing to her palm. “Or if you're from Lexington, maybe a little over here, and it's just where you are on the map, and it helps just like visualize like where people are at in Kentucky.”