The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) recognized nine schools and three school districts for best practices during the 2022 Continuous Improvement Summit, held at the Central Bank Center in Lexington on Sept. 26-27. More than 800 educators from across the Commonwealth attended the summit.
Thirty districts have been selected to participate in this year’s Summer Boost: Reading and Mathematics Program, a partnership between the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), the Summer Food Service Program and the Children’s Reading Foundation.
As a teacher, I am asked a similar question nearly daily: “How do you still do it?” “Are you thinking of leaving?” “Have you considered jobs in higher ed?”
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.
2022 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Willie Edward Taylor Carver Jr. uses humanity to transcend education for his students
As a child growing up in Floyd County, Willie Edward Taylor Carver Jr. recalls having limited access to the recourses he needed for school. Whether it was paper, pencils or even a pair of shoes, he knew he could rely on his teachers to help him get by.
The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc. have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2022 Valvoline™ Teacher Achievement Awards (TAA). These teachers qualify to compete for the 2022 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award, which will be announced in September.
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.
Eighteen Kentucky public high school students have been named to the 2021-2022 Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) announced on May 28.
Montgomery County schools are implementing the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program across the entire district.
The Teachers Advisory Council met to discuss the resources available on KyStandards.org. Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis also spoke to the TAC in a question-and-answer forum.