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About a year ago, someone from the Kentucky Education Association reached out to our office and asked if we would like to display the drawings our public school students did as part of their Difference Makers Art Contest. As those drawings were recently being taken down, it got me thinking about how they connect to the department’s efforts on teacher diversity and teacher recruitment.
Chiffon Winston, a paraeducator who teaches digital literacy to 1st- through 5th-graders at McNabb Elementary (Paducah Independent), has been awarded the 2021 Educational Support Professional of the Year Award presented by the Kentucky Education Association (KEA).
Leann Lewis, a 9th-grade English teacher at Simon Kenton High School (Kenton County), has been awarded the 2021 Kentucky Education Association (KEA) Teacher of the Year Award.
Kentucky recognized 82 teachers newly certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards during a Feb. 11 virtual ceremony. Another group of NBCTs is expected to be announced in late February, adding to Kentucky’s total.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, members of the Education Continuation Task force met virtually May 18 to discuss the guidance document released by the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) about questions schools and districts should consider when they are making plans for how to restart school for the 2020-2021 school year.
At its May 4 virtual meeting, the Education Continuation Task Force discussed ways that Kentucky educational partners can assist school districts in pandemic recovery efforts as they receive Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding.
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