The National Association of ESEA State Program Administrators (NAESPA) has named two Kentucky schools as National ESEA Distinguished Schools during its national conference on Feb. 16-19. The two are among 49 schools nationwide to receive the honor.
The on-going bus driver shortage is pushing districts to get creative with their logistics to solve their current need for drivers.
To celebrate his first year at the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass returned to his alma mater, Meade County High School, on Sept. 17 to co-teach 9th-grade science with Jonathan Mangin.
There were 120 Kentucky students who attended the Governor’s Schools for Entrepreneurs (GSE) this summer and participated in an opportunity to pitch their business startup ideas at two competitive Demo Days on June 26 and July 24 at Northern Kentucky University (NKU). GSE was split into two sessions that ran from June 6-26 and July 5-24.
Commissioner Glass returns to hometown to honor Meade County choir teacher who helped shape his life
Many educators have made an impact on Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass, but the educator he spent the most time with was his choir teacher, Shirley Jones. On Aug. 9, Glass returned to his hometown of Brandenburg to the Meade County school district’s opening day ceremony to present the Greenwave Legacy Award to Jones.
When Josh Hurt started teaching, he had no intentions of going into school administration. Now with 23 years of experience of education, he’s the next superintendent for Metcalfe County Schools.
At its Aug. 18 meeting, the Kentucky General Assembly’s Interim Joint Committee on Education was introduced to Jason Glass, Kentucky’s next education commissioner and chief learner.
Kentucky Board of Education grants additional COVID-19 flexibility to the Commonwealth’s school districts
At its Aug. 6 meeting, the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) approved two emergency regulations that will provide districts with additional flexibility as they head into the 2020-2021 school year.
Mark Martin, the new superintendent of Meade County Schools, was presented with the 2020 Grissom Award for Innovation in Special Education at the Kentucky Board of Education’s (KBE) Aug. 6 meeting.
From a young age, Mark Martin admired the impact his family – the majority of whom are educators – and his teachers had on him and his fellow classmates. Martin now hopes to continue positively impacting students as the new superintendent for Meade County Schools.