The Kentucky School for the Blind (KSB) hosted a regional 2024 Braille Challenge event on Feb. 22, giving blind students from across the Commonwealth an opportunity to showcase their proficiency in braille and compete for an opportunity to challenge students from across the country in the Braille Challenge Finals 2024, hosted by the Braille Institute.
Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council discusses expectations for interim commissioner and the 2024 legislative budget
The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council met on Oct. 18, where members discussed the Kentucky Board of Education’s 2024 legislative priorities with Meredith Brewer, KDE’s executive director of education policy.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) sought more feedback on the search for a new education commissioner during the Commissioner’s Principals Advisory Council meeting on Sept. 28.
Members of the Kentucky School for the Blind (KSB) Advisory Board discussed the new school year and upgrades to facilities during their meeting on Sept. 21.
KDE’s Office of Special Education and Early Learning receives nearly $10 million for postsecondary transition opportunities
The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) Office of Special Education and Early Learning (OSEEL) is receiving nearly $10 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Education’s Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) for postsecondary transition opportunities for students with disabilities.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has named Shannon Sparkman as director of state schools.
Raven Miller is the administrative procurement branch manager of the Budgets and Financial Management Division in the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Office of Finance and Operations.
Shelley Badgett named director of special education for Kentucky School for the Blind, School for the Deaf
Shelley Badgett has been selected as the new director of special education for the Kentucky School for the Blind (KSB) and the Kentucky School for the Deaf (KSD). She will begin her duties on July 1.
Summer jobs have been giving students an opportunity to gain valuable life experiences since the word “teenager” was coined. The Kentucky School for the Blind (KSB) launched its summer work program in 1994 to give blind and visually impaired students the same kind of opportunities.
The Kentucky School for the Blind’s INSIGHT summer program just finished its 16th year, with 26 students participating in this year’s event.