Monday, June 1, 2020
Tags Oldham County

Tag: Oldham County

Counselor’s advisory group discusses importance of staying connected with students during...

The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) School Counselor Advisory Council (SCAC) met virtually May 13 and stressed the importance of not only staying connected with students as they complete the 2019-2020 school year, but also remaining connected throughout the summer.

KDE Employee Spotlight: LaShonda Hardin

This week is #LoveTeaching Week and to continue to honor CTE Month, the KDE Employee Spotlight goes to one of KDE’s amazing Area Technology Center teachers, LaShonda Hardin.

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honors Garrard student volunteer

Breanna Burkhead, a senior at Garrard County High School, was named as one of Kentucky’s top two youth volunteers of 2020 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism.

A vocabulary based solution for all learners

Former Boone and Oldham County teacher Molly Greer shares how she used functional vocabulary boards to help her students become more verbal.

Using social media to lift other teachers up

Teachers should be supporting other teachers; not competing against one another or trying to outdo the person in the classroom down the hall. We should be sharing our ideas, celebrating one another’s successes and trying to lift one another up when we are down.

KDE’s Year in Review: Revising standards, honoring students

This is the final installment of a six-part series detailing the work and achievements of the Kentucky Department of Education during the past year.

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.