Education Commissioner Terry Holliday Named NASBE 2014 Policy Leader of the Year

Terry Holliday Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday has been named the 2014 Policy Leader of the Year by the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE). The honor is given annually to a national or state policymaker in recognition of his or her contributions to education. “Commissioner Holliday’s dedication to improving public education and his achievements are [...]

By |2014-07-23T13:55:56-04:00July 24, 2014|

Board of education receives grant to advance work on assessments

The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) has awarded $11,500 to the Kentucky Board of Education to advance the state’s education reform work on Kentucky Core Academic Standards (English/language arts, mathematics and science) and Measures of Deeper Learning. Kentucky is one of only six state boards to receive a stipend award. The grant will support the board’s efforts [...]

By |2014-04-15T10:35:24-04:00April 16, 2014|

Kentucky awarded grant to improve school health programs

The Kentucky Board of Education has been awarded a $6,000 grant by the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) to help the board continue to strengthen and implement policies to foster healthy eating among students and promote school health programs. The grant will be used during the next two years as the board works with state agencies to create [...]

By |2012-04-18T11:56:14-04:00April 19, 2012|

Board members complete comprehensive orientation

Three members of the Kentucky Board of Education, Roger Marcum, Jonathan Parrent and Mary Gwen Wheeler, recently completed three days of intensive training to help new board members become highly effective state education policymakers. The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) provided the training. Marcum, Parrent and Wheeler joined state board members from 20 states and territories in [...]

By |2011-07-27T13:21:52-04:00July 28, 2011|

Wheeler named to NASBE study group

Wheeler The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) recently announced that Mary Gwen Wheeler, a member of the Kentucky Board of Education, has been selected to serve on a year-long NASBE study group to examine educator preparation and professional development, their job performance evaluations, and the impact of the Common Core State Standards on teaching. [...]

By |2019-02-04T15:25:35-05:00January 25, 2011|
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