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In defense of exposing younger students to career pathways

Jessamine County has put an emphasis on helping students in middle school and even elementary school understand the career pathways options available to them.

KDE to recommend waivers delaying charter school authorization training

Interim Kentucky Education Commissioner Kevin C. Brown told the Local Superintendents Advisory Council at its Jan. 28 meeting of his intention to make two recommendations to the Kentucky Board of Education that would address the requirement that local school board members receive 12 hours of charter school authorization training for the next year.

Konz Tatman named interim communications director at KDE

Toni Konz Tatman, a communications coordinator for the Jefferson County schools and a former journalist, has been named interim director of communications for the Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Interim Education Commissioner Kevin C. Brown announced today

Impact Kentucky survey an easier way for teachers to weigh in

The Impact Kentucky survey, which opened today to certified staff members at schools across Kentucky, is shorter and will require less time to complete than previous working conditions surveys.

Input sought on district and school report card regulation

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking feedback on proposed amendments to an administrative regulation that establishes the standards for a school and district report card and covers definitions, requirements for the school and district report cards, data verification and publication, and a new section on communication of federal and state accountability classifications.

OEA report says school counselors need more time, more help

A report by the Office of Education Accountability concluded that school counselors should be able to spend more time working with students and that more counselors are needed in Kentucky schools.

Impact Kentucky survey gives teachers a voice

The Kentucky Department of Education and Panorama Education will administer the Impact Kentucky working conditions survey to certified staff members at schools across Kentucky in January.

Nelson administrator, former KDE associate commissioner receives national CTE award

Laura Arnold, director of workforce development for Nelson County schools, has been named the 2020 the Association for Career and Technical Education Administrator of the Year.

Kiley Whitaker receives 2019 Noland-Miller Award

Kiley Whitaker, assistant director of the Division of Technical Schools and Continuous Improvement at the Kentucky Department of Education , received the 2019 Kevin M. Noland-Mary Ann Miller Award Dec. 4 from Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis.

Legislative task force recommends increased funding for CTE

The Kentucky Career and Technical Education Task Force presented its report to the Kentucky General Assembly’s Interim Joint Committee on Education on Nov. 20.