Twenty-five public high school students have been named as new members of the 2023-2024 Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) announced on May 22.
KDE’s Teachers Advisory Council discusses advocacy efforts for educator retention with 2023 Kentucky Teacher of the Year
2023 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Mandy Perez joined the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) Teachers Advisory Council (TAC) on March 7 to discuss advocacy efforts related to teacher retention.
The Kentucky Technology Student Association (KYTSA) will start 16 new high school chapters this fall thanks to a generous donation from Stan and Karen Pigman. All 16 schools are in the southeast region of Kentucky and will receive funding to start and maintain an active KYTSA chapter.
Twenty-two Kentucky schools are being recognized by the College Board for expanding young women’s access to computer science in 2020.
Forty-seven schools have been named Bright Spots in Kentucky Education, recognition for schools in which students performed better than expected on measures of educational achievement.
In his first meeting with the Superintendents Advisory Council on Sept. 28, Kentucky’s Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass held a virtual question-and-answer session to allow members to ask questions of him and KDE and to better get to know members and their districts.
The U. S. Department of Education named five Kentucky public schools as 2020 National Blue Ribbon Schools based on their overall academic excellence.
In an effort to recognize the work of educators and programs that serve students with a variety of learning needs, the Kentucky Department of Education has named 11 Alternative Programs of Distinction.
he National Association of Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) State Program Administrators (NAESPA) honored two Kentucky schools as 2019 National ESEA Distinguished Schools Feb. 5.
In the 2019 State of Education address Dec. 3, Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis issued a call to action to the state’s education community and encouraged education leaders, educators, policymakers and families to work together to ensure each and every student is well-prepared for life and the opportunities of the 21st century economy.