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Lewis honors three student groups for advancing educational excellence

Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis on April 24 honored three student-based organizations from across the Commonwealth for their participation in a new initiative aimed at promoting the importance of education.

Former social studies teacher named executive director of KBE

Kentucky Department of Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis announced the hiring of Jennifer Fraker as executive director of the Kentucky Board of Education. She begins this role with the department April 16.

Preparing to build relationships and character

Jessica Dueñas, the 2019 Kentucky Teacher of the Year, shares how she spent her summer preparing herself to be the type of leader she wants her students to be at the new W.E.B. DuBois Academy.

2019 Kentucky Teacher of the Year a force for struggling students

Jessica Dueñas said her favorite teachers were the ones who understood where she was coming from, and she tries to be that kind of teacher.

Jessica Dueñas named 2019 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

Jessica Dueñas, a 10-year teaching veteran who has taught special education classes for three years at Oldham County Middle School, is the 2019 Kentucky Teacher of the Year.

Nine semifinalists in running for Kentucky Teacher of the Year

Nine outstanding educators from across the state – three elementary, three middle and three high school teachers – are semifinalists for the 2019 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award.

24 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Award winners named

The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc. have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2019 Valvoline™ Teacher Achievement Awards.

FCCLA members build leadership skills at national meeting

More than 300 Kentucky chapter members, 1,300 youth members and adult advisers of the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America attended a Nov. 10-12 meeting in Washington, D.C., and the annual FCCLA National Cluster Meeting Nov. 17-19 in Oklahoma City.

Kentucky FCCLA students attend Capital Leadership conference

Several Kentucky Family, Career and Community Leaders of America members, state officers and their advisers attended the National FCCLA Capital Leadership conference in Washington, D.C., Nov. 8-10.

Haselton receives first David Karem Award

The Kentucky Board of Education named Dr. W. Blake Haselton, superintendent-in-residence and associate clinical professor in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Louisville, as the first recipient of the David Karem Award during the board’s regular meeting Oct. 4 in Frankfort.