April Pieper has been named director for the division of state schools at the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE). Pieper, who was named to the position on Sept. 14, most recently served as education program manager in KDE’s Office of Special Education and Early Learning.
Kentucky School for the Blind student TaMyah Jordan makes her runway debut at Los Angeles Fashion Revolution show
TaMyah Jordan, a residential student at the Kentucky School for the Blind, made her runway debut as a blind model for Target on the Runway of Dreams stage in Los Angeles.
KDE’s Gretta Hylton and Amy Patterson chosen for top leadership positions in national special education organization
Gretta Hylton, associate commissioner in the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’S) Office of Special Education and Early Learning (OSEEL), was elected as president-elect of the National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE) during its annual business meeting on Oct. 18. Hylton has served as secretary-treasurer of the NASDSE Board of Directors since 2017.