File photo, Kentucky Department of Education On any given day in Mercer County schools, Amanda Payton can provide school and sports physicals, make visits to sick students and provide timely medical interventions for staff. As the district’s health coordinator and now an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN), Payton can offer these services on the spot and free of [...]
Tragedy shaped Jason Booher’s approach as an educator. As a survivor of the Carrollton bus crash, the nation’s worst drunken driving accident, the new Mercer County superintendent has devoted his life to helping others.
Kentucky FFA was well represented at the 93rd Annual National FFA Convention, held virtually Oct. 27-29. More than 100,000 FFA members, advisers and supporters registered for the event, which also was broadcast live on RFD TV.
Coming from a family of Kentucky educators, Jason Glass had a passion for learning, community and democracy. Now, with an extensive and diverse array of educational and professional experiences, he has been able to turn those passions toward the work of being Kentucky’s next commissioner of education.
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.
Students in 12 school districts will be the latest to participate in a program designed to help prepare students in low-income communities for success in postsecondary education.
The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc. have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2020 Valvoline™ Teacher Achievement Awards.
Dennis Davis The Mercer County school district continues to move in a positive direction through the leadership of Superintendent Dennis Davis. This Proficient school district has seen significant increases in college- and career-readiness in the past few years and higher student growth percentages at all levels in 2015. The district has experienced unprecedented transition in the past 10 years [...]
Schools can help with memorial funding and learn along the way.
One calculus teacher guides students at two schools using Skype.