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Paducah paraeducator named 2021 Educational Support Professional of the Year

Chiffon Winston, a paraeducator who teaches digital literacy to 1st- through 5th-graders at McNabb Elementary (Paducah Independent), has been awarded the 2021 Educational Support Professional of the Year Award presented by the Kentucky Education Association (KEA).

KDE’s new Preschool Coordinator Advisory Group kicks off by setting priorities

The Preschool Coordinator Advisory Group met for the first time on Jan. 28, electing officers and setting its discussion priorities.

Kentucky schools win national awards

Forty-four Kentucky schools are among those recognized nationwide as 2020 America’s Healthiest Schools.

24 Kentucky Valvoline Teacher Achievement Award winners named for 2021

The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc. have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2021 Valvoline™ Teacher Achievement Awards (TAA). These teachers qualify to compete for the 2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award which will be announced in October.

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.

A careful approach to self-care

Educators are learning that it’s necessary to take some time to take care of themselves in order to better meet the needs of their students.

Keeping students in their seats

Chronic absenteeism has a place in Kentucky’s new accountability system, as well as a definition that has been written into a regulation.

Students selected for commissioner’s advisory council

Seven Kentucky public high school students have been named to the Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council, a group that provides input to Kentucky Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt.

Kentucky Board of Education discusses 2018-20 biennial budget

According to Kentucky Department of Education staff, additional money will be needed to implement Senate Bill 1 (2017).