It’s been nearly a year since Letcher County Director of Instruction Ronny Goins and Instructional Facilitator Amber Stewart started working on integrating a multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS) into the district’s schools.
In her 28 years as an educator, Rhoda Whitaker has taught at the elementary, middle and high school levels, but she found her calling as a teacher at Whitesburg Middle School (Letcher County) with students with disabilities.
The purpose of the summer camp was to provide academic and social-emotional support and enrichment opportunities for Letcher County students to accelerate and extend learning for the 2023-2024 school year.
Challenger Learning Center of Kentucky expands and upgrades to further STEAM education access in Appalachia, Kentucky
Now in its 23rd year, the Challenger Learning Center of Kentucky has a longstanding history of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) education.
“Look for the helpers,” is sound advice we have come to rely on in the aftermath of tragedy. The phrase originated from Nancy McFeely Rogers, but her words were later popularized by her son, Fred Rogers, in his book, “Mister Rogers Talks with Parents.”
Commissioner Jason E. Glass visits Jenkins Independent, Knott County and Letcher County schools following catastrophic floods
Kentucky Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass and Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) Chair Lu S. Young were joined this week by two officials from the U.S. Department of Education on a two-day visit to seven eastern Kentucky school districts impacted by the July 2022 flooding.
The foundation for great teamwork in eastern Kentucky following the catastrophic flooding – and what I feel is at the heart of every successful team – is open lines of communication.
To continue addressing the real-time needs of school districts affected by the recent flooding, Kentucky Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass held a virtual huddle with superintendents on Aug. 18 to hear where the communities stand in their rebuilding efforts.
The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc. announced July 18 the selection of 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2023 Valvoline™ Teacher Achievement Awards.
Morehead State University’s (MSU’s) Volgenau College of Education announced a new scholarship program, the Appalachian Future Educators (AFE) Scholars Program, for new teacher candidates from Appalachian counties.