The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) School Counselor Advisory Council (SCAC) was joined by the Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) during the counselors’ June 2 meeting to discuss the students’ advocacy work around mental health.
Students on the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council joined Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman and Gov. Andy Beshear on May 12 at the Kentucky State Capitol for the ceremonial signing of House Bill (HB) 44, which allows local school districts’ attendance policies to include provisions for a student’s mental health or behavioral health status.
Our public schools are shaping the lives of our kids and the future of our commonwealth, and the teachers and school administrators in these schools step-up for Kentuckians daily.
Kentucky’s Student Advisory Council hears updates on student mental health work, discusses new college-going campaign
The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council heard updates on student mental health work and discussed a new Higher Education Matters Campaign launched by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education at its March 22 meeting.
Kevin Dailey, a social studies teacher at Ballyshannon Middle School (Boone County), was celebrated Feb. 23 as the latest Kentucky educator to receive the Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award.
Paula Rust, director of health services for the Kenton County School District, was honored with the 2021-2022 Kentucky Education Support Staff Professional (KESSP) Award on Feb. 22. A second awardee will be announced on Feb. 24.
In Kentucky, we are known for setting records – most notably in college sports, horse racing and the bourbon industry. Keeping with that theme, the first half of Governor Beshear’s and my term has been one for the record books.
Willie Edward Taylor Carver Jr., an English and French teacher at Montgomery County High School, is the 2022 Kentucky Teacher of the Year and High School Teacher of the Year, the Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline announced on Sept. 9.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) opened its registration website for the 2021 Kentucky Education Summit, which is scheduled for Nov. 1-2 at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville.
Governor urges Kentucky school leaders to prioritize in-person learning ahead of the 2021-2022 school year
Gov. Andy Beshear unveiled new masking recommendations for the state’s K-12 schools in response to the highly contagious COVID-19 delta variant during a July 26 media briefing.