More than 2,000 Kentucky public school students visited Kentucky State University in Frankfort as part of the month-long push to get students thinking about life after high school.
Across the state 160 school districts as well as the Kentucky School for the Blind and Kentucky School for the Deaf are participating in Operation Preparation 2015. Four districts attended daylong events at Kentucky State University in Frankfort last week.
Terry Holliday No matter how busy my schedule gets as Kentucky’s education commissioner, I am always interested in receiving feedback. That’s one of the many reasons I meet regularly with staff, connect through social media and visit schools around the state. The comments, questions and ideas I receive from all of these and many other activities are invaluable, [...]
In 2012, Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday talked with sophomore Alex Kearns about his future college and career plans during Operation Preparation at Gallatin County High School. Photo by Amy Wallot, March 15, 2012 Students who were sophomores participating in Kentucky’s first Operation Preparation back in 2012 will be graduating high school in a few months. Two of [...]
In 2012, Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday talked with sophomore Alex Kearns about his future college and career plans during Operation Preparation at Gallatin County High School. Photo by Amy Wallot, March 15, 2012 This month, thousands of Kentucky students will be getting advice on what they can do academically to prepare for college or career as part [...]
Several statewide organizations have pledged members to serve as advisors to 8th- and 10th-grade students during Operation Preparation 2014. These groups are: the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association (KRTA), the Grand Lodge of Kentucky (Masons), the Area Health Education Centers (AHECs), and the Kentucky National Guard. Please visit the KDE Operation Preparation website for a local contact for each of these [...]
Month-long, college- and career-readiness event wraps up with lots of success stories.
March is Operation Preparation College-/Career Advising Month in Kentucky, a time when students across the state will be getting advice on what they can do to prepare academically for their futures.
College and career readiness event looks to be bigger and better in second year.
Event gives high school seniors important college connections.