After 24 years in education, Willie Foster is taking on a new role as Spencer County’s superintendent. He’s also making the transition from a large school district to a smaller one, a change he said he embraces.
Twenty-seven school counselors have been named as new members of the 2023-2024 School Counselor Advisory Council, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) announced on July 24.
Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass was joined by Kentucky Board of Education Chair Lu Young to testify before the Kentucky General Assembly’s Administrative Regulation Review Subcommittee for nearly three hours on Aug. 17 regarding the KBE’s recently adopted emergency regulation requiring universal masking in schools.
There were 120 Kentucky students who attended the Governor’s Schools for Entrepreneurs (GSE) this summer and participated in an opportunity to pitch their business startup ideas at two competitive Demo Days on June 26 and July 24 at Northern Kentucky University (NKU). GSE was split into two sessions that ran from June 6-26 and July 5-24.
Jason Radford is on a new educational journey, beginning his tenure as the new Oldham County superintendent July 1. He replaces Greg Schultz, who retired June 30, following five years at Oldham County and a total of 31 years in education.
Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council hears details on proposed KBE student representative selection process
Students have a voice in the proposed selection process for future student representatives on the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE). The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) heard about the proposed process during its regular meeting on July 20.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is “unashamed” and moving forward with its equity work, Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass told the department’s Teachers Advisory Council (TAC) during its June 17 virtual meeting.
Lt. Gov. Coleman announces student-led mental health roundtables during Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council
Kentucky will host a series of roundtables aimed to address mental health in the state’s public schools, Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman announced during the June 1 virtual meeting of the Kentucky Department of Education’s Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council.
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.
Members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) shared their thoughts about the highs and lows of remote learning during the pandemic at the council's April 13 meeting.