Friday, December 4, 2020
Tags Kentucky Department of Education

Tag: Kentucky Department of Education

KDE commissioner won’t recommend state management, assistance in Jefferson County

A management audit team appointed by the Kentucky Department of Education initiated a management audit of Jefferson County Public Schools between September 21 and October 9. Based on the findings, Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass stated evidence collected during the audit establishes that neither state management nor state assistance is necessary to correct any inefficiencies and ineffectiveness within the district and that all requirements of the settlement agreement have been met.

A reunion 40 years in the making: How a Louisville teacher...

In the past, Ana Reyes made efforts to contact the teacher who helped change her life, but couldn’t find her because she couldn’t...

Thomas Woods-Tucker named as Kentucky Department of Education’s first chief equity...

Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass announced Oct. 14 that Thomas Woods-Tucker will serve as the Kentucky Department of Education’s first chief equity officer and will lead the Office of Teaching and Learning as the department's next deputy commissioner.

New KDE ‘Keep, Stop, Start’ survey seeks ideas from across...

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has opened a community survey to gather ideas and thoughts from school officials, educators and other education partners across the state to help guide strategy on what the future of education should look like in Kentucky.

Konz Tatman named chief communications officer at KDE

Kentucky Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass announced Oct. 1 that he has named Toni Konz Tatman chief communications officer for the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE).

KDE awarded federal grant to recruit, retain local and state program...

The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE's) Office of Special Education and Early Learning has been awarded a competitive grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs.

KDE shares links to rights of students, national motto legislation

Pursuant to KRS 158.186, before Sept. 15 of each year the commissioner of education must distribute copies of KRS 158.183, which details the “rights of students,” and KRS 158.195, which requires each public elementary and secondary school to “display the national motto” of the United States.

Todd Allen named permanent KDE general counsel

Todd Allen has been appointed as general counsel for the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE).

Sugg seeks continuity on return to Shelby County

Becoming superintendent of Shelby County Schools was a return to familiar ground for Sally Sugg.

GoTeachKY initiative offers support to teachers working remotely

GoTeachKY, an initiative from the Kentucky Department of Education, has launched an initiative designed to support teachers who are working remotely.