Thursday, January 24, 2019
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Tag: Kentucky Department of Education

The one-stop shop for ‘all things teacher’

Rob Akers was ready to take on a challenge as associate commissioner of KDE’s new Office of Educator Licensure and Effectiveness.

KDE moving toward update of performance standards for principals

The Commissioner’s Principal Advisory Council has recommended adoption of the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders for evaluation of effective principals.

KDE offering trainings on behavioral threat assessments, emergency events

The Kentucky Department of Education and the Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center is offering two free trainings on behavioral threat assessments and emergency events Jan. 31-Feb. 1 at Hampton Inn and Suites in Murray.

Kentucky Elementary Teacher of the Year joins KDE

Nyree Clayton-Taylor is expanding her perspective during a one-semester sabbatical with the Kentucky Department of Education.

KDE’s State Systemic Improvement Plan recognized at Carnegie symposium

The Kentucky Department of Education’s Office of Special Education and Early Learning and its partner – the National Implementation Research Network – were recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching at a Spotlight Symposium Nov. 15 in Washington, D.C.

KDE and KYStats launch school proficiency dashboard

The Kentucky Department of Education, in partnership with the Kentucky Center for Statistics, has launched the Kentucky School Proficiency Dashboard, a web-based tool that compares proficiency levels of Kentucky schools and districts.

KDE’s State Systemic Improvement Plan recognized at Carnegie symposium

The Kentucky Department of Education’s Office of Special Education and Early Learning and its partner – the National Implementation Research Network – were recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching at a Spotlight Symposium on Nov. 15 in Washington, D.C.

Advisory panel responds to feedback on proposed social studies standards

KDE’s Social Studies Advisory Panel met this week to consider a charge from the Kentucky Board of Education to address concerns about specificity that emerged from feedback on the standards.

Amanda Ellis receives 2018 Noland/Miller award

At the Kentucky Board of Education meeting in Frankfort Dec. 5, Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis presented the 2018 Kevin M. Noland/Mary Ann Miller Award to Amanda Ellis, chief academic officer and deputy commissioner for the Kentucky Department of Education.

Commissioner announces changes to high school graduation proposal

In a news conference at Frederick Douglass High School in Lexington Dec. 3, Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis announced proposed revisions to 704 KAR 3:305, minimum high school graduation requirements, in response to input received from educators and other education stakeholders.