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2022 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Willie Edward Taylor Carver Jr....

As a child growing up in Floyd County, Willie Edward Taylor Carver Jr. recalls having limited access to the recourses he needed for school. Whether it was paper, pencils or even a pair of shoes, he knew he could rely on his teachers to help him get by.

Empathy, forgiveness and grace: Teaching tools we sharpened during the pandemic

This has not been a typical year, and I find myself in my students shoes more frequently. Maybe because the pair we’ve been given fit all of us: a pandemic that changed the way we live and learn.

2021 Kentucky High School Teacher of the Year Christopher McCurry uses...

In Fayette County, Christopher McCurry, Kentucky’s 2021 High School Teacher of the Year, uses poetry to provide an outlet for students to discover their true selves. In response to the racial unrest in the country, he developed a course that focuses on the history of Black literature in America.

Teachers of the Year make the most of creativity

Melanie Callahan was named the 2020 Elementary School Teacher of the Year and Matt Kaufmann was named the 2020 High School Teacher of the Year

Teachers of the Year find power in music

NyRee Clayton-Taylor was named the 2018 the Elementary School Teacher of the Year and Tiffany Marsh was named the High School Teacher of the Year.

Semifinalists named for 2016 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

Nine outstanding teachers from across the state – three elementary, three middle and three high school teachers – are semifinalists for the 2016 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award.

Podcasts offer wealth of inspiration for teachers

By Joshua Underwood josh.underwood@mason.kyschools.us Being a teacher is often as much about being an entertainer as it is being a conveyor of knowledge. We have to...

It’s football time…in the classroom!

One of my favorite sounds of fall is hearing “It’s football time in the Bluegrass” blared from the speakers at Commonwealth Stadium.   Cheering for...

Lessons for new teachers

As the second semester begins, many schools are welcoming student teachers. Four years ago, I was getting ready to embark on my own student...

Dreams really do come true

As a young girl, I often played school with my imaginary students. My bedroom was my classroom and it included an old school desk with...