Joanna Stevens pictured herself as an educator since she was a child. Being the daughter of a teacher and a 4-H extension agent, she always felt drawn to education. She explored other career options like accounting and pharmacy, but when she started tutoring after school, she realized how much she enjoyed helping her peers.
Crystal Culp, a U.S. Air Force veteran with over 22 years of teaching experience in alternative education, never imagined a career in education – let alone being a mentor to teachers pursuing National Board certification.
Kentucky recognized 85 teachers newly certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) during a Feb. 10 virtual ceremony.
Alisa Keller was one of 82 educators recognized by the Kentucky Department of Education and the Kentucky National Board Certified Teachers Network for obtaining National Board certification during a Feb. 11 virtual ceremony.
Kentucky recognized 82 teachers newly certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards during a Feb. 11 virtual ceremony. Another group of NBCTs is expected to be announced in late February, adding to Kentucky’s total.
Kentucky recognized 191 teachers newly certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards at a ceremony Feb. 19 in Frankfort.
The state of K-12 public education in Kentucky is strong according to Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt, though he did say there is room for improvement.
The Kentucky Network to Transform Teaching (KNTT) is offering financial assistance to teachers pursuing National Board certification who are from schools without National Board Certified Teachers. To help achieve the goal outlined in a Kentucky statute of having one National Board Certified Teacher in every Kentucky school by 2020, KNTT will reimburse qualified candidates for up to $275 in out-of-pocket [...]
With endless to-do lists, it’s reasonable for teachers to hesitate in committing to any extra opportunities outside the classroom. Already over-committed, I contemplated applying to the Kentucky Network to Transform Teaching’s Classroom Teachers Enacting Positive Solutions (CTEPS) program.
Applications are being accepted for the Kentucky Network to Transform Teaching’s Classroom Teachers Enacting Positive Solutions (CTEPS) program. CTEPS, which is for National Certified Board teachers, gives teachers the skills and knowledge necessary to emerge with confidence and take on leadership at many levels. Based on the Kentucky Teacher Leadership Skills Framework, teachers engage with self-assessment tools as well as [...]