Commissioner celebrates innovation in education; emphasizes student readiness

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.

By |2019-12-04T08:53:02-05:00December 4, 2019|

2017 Kentucky Winner’s Circle schools recognized

The Kentucky Department of Education recognized 10 Kentucky public schools on Sept. 18 for outstanding teaching and learning conditions. These Winners’ Circle schools were recognized for their effective teaching and school leadership practices and will be shared as models of best practices across the state.

By |2020-08-25T10:24:18-04:00September 18, 2017|

Best of 2013

By Amy Wallot My photo archive for 2013 has just over 1,000 pictures in it. That’s just the selects, the best few from every shoot. Unedited, there are thousands more from schools all across the state. I often say I have the best job at the Kentucky Department of Education and reviewing my work from the past year reaffirms it. [...]

By |2019-06-12T16:04:50-04:00January 9, 2014|

Fifteen honored as top civic educators

Merritt Robinson, of DuPont Manual High School (Jefferson County), was recognized with the 2011 Kentucky Outstanding Civic Education Leadership Award during the 2011 PNC/Kentucky High School Athletic Assocation (KHSAA) Boys Sweet 16 Basketball Tournament March 18 at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

By |2019-01-22T14:51:10-05:00March 24, 2011|
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