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Teacher of the Year program gives educators chance to speak for...

Kentucky Teacher caught up with 2016 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Ashley Lamb-Sinclair of North Oldham High School and 2017 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Ron Skillern of Bowling Green High School and asked them what they got out of the Teacher Achievement Awards program and why other teachers should get involved. Here’s what they had to say.

Nominations open for 2018 Kentucky Teacher Awards

The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc., sponsors of the Kentucky Teacher Awards, have adopted a new schedule for the awards to provide the Teacher of the Year more flexibility in taking a sabbatical and preparing for the national Teacher of the Year awards.

Kentucky Teacher of the Year moves from background to spotlight

Ron Skillern, who has been teaching social studies for more than 30 years, tried to retire in 2014 but he just couldn’t stay away from the classroom.

Ron A. Skillern named 2017 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

A 30-year veteran teacher at Bowling Green High School, Ron A. Skillern, is the 2017 Kentucky Teacher of the Year.

How I discovered the real influence of teachers

Ashley Lamb-Sinclair, Kentucky's 2016 Teacher of the Year, shares what she learned about the influence of teachers during her year representing the Commonwealth.

Semifinalists named for 2017 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 2017 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award.

24 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Award winners named

The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline™ have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2017 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Awards. These teachers qualify to compete for the 2017 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award, which will be announced next month.

Sometimes you just have to eat the reindeer

Oldham County's Ashley Lamb-Sinclair shares what she has learned during her tenure as a Teacher in Residence at the Kentucky Department of Education.

Finding the courage to say, ‘I don’t know’

Ashley Lamb-Sinclair, 2016 Kentucky Teacher of the Year, asks what would happen if educators had the courage to rethink the way things have always been done.

PLCs: Worth the work

Jefferson County's Joshua DeWar shares why he thinks professional learning communities are the tool to help students achieve.