Sunday, May 31, 2020
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Tag: Kentucky School for the Deaf

KSB, KSD staff personally deliver NTI materials

Staff from both the Kentucky School for the Blind and the Kentucky School for the Deaf set out to personally deliver non-traditional instruction materials to their students throughout the state. The visits provide some positivity for students and staff during these unprecedented times.

Interim commissioner commends Kentucky teachers’ work during NTI days

Interim Education Commissioner Kevin C. Brown told the Teachers Advisory Council that Kentucky’s efforts to continue education during the COVID-19 emergency compare favorably with other states.

Two KSD staff members recognized for saving student’s life

Two Kentucky School for the Deaf employees recognized at the February Kentucky Board of Education meeting for making a difference in the life of a student.

The intersection of competition and culture

A conference basketball tournament hosted by Kentucky School for the Deaf gives participants not only the opportunity to play for a championship, but also the chance to immerse themselves in Deaf culture.

Students selected for Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council

Eleven Kentucky public high school students have been named to the Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council, a group that provides input to Kentucky Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis.

KAHPERD recognizes teachers with annual awards

Seven teachers received annual awards from the Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance at its fall conference in October.

School rating system to begin in September

At its Aug. 7 meeting in Frankfort, the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) discussed the development and implementation of Kentucky’s new 5-star school rating system, which will go live in September after the 2018-2019 K-PREP test scores are released.

History education conference registration open

Registration is open for the Kentucky Historical Society’s (KHS) 2019 Kentucky History Education Conference and related events for K-12 educators July 17-19 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort.

Longtime KSD educator Sandy Smock receives Grissom Award

At its June 5 meeting, the Kentucky Board of Education presented the eighth annual Dr. Johnnie Grissom Award to Sandy Smock, agriculture teacher and FFA adviser for the Kentucky School for the Deaf.

Breaking a language barrier

A Jessamine County High School offered American Sign Language courses for the first time this year that could be used to fulfill a world language requirement.