The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Division of Communications won several accolades from the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA). The recipients of the awards will be recognized during the NSPRA National Seminar, which will be held in July in St. Louis.
U.S. Education Secretary Cardona visits eastern Kentucky to promote new grants, early career education
U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona visited eastern Kentucky on Jan. 19 to tout career-oriented classrooms and a series of grants that helped make them possible.
Challenger Learning Center of Kentucky expands and upgrades to further STEAM education access in Appalachia, Kentucky
Now in its 23rd year, the Challenger Learning Center of Kentucky has a longstanding history of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) education.
Superintendents of the July flood-impacted districts in eastern Kentucky informed Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) leadership at an Oct. 11 meeting that their districts are turning their recovery efforts toward helping families and students during the holiday season.
As floodwaters began to quickly overtake his community on July 28, Jamie Fugate found himself some three hours away getting panicked phone calls. For Fugate, a principal in Perry County, the Kentucky Association of School Administrators (KASA) conference in Louisville ended abruptly and ahead of schedule.
Communities working together after devastating flooding brings ‘renewed sense of hope’ during KDE school visits to Breathitt, Hazard, Jackson and Perry
After spending two days surveying the damage in flood-ravaged eastern Kentucky, state Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass said seeing the way that communities had come together to help recover was an experience that had moved him.
To continue addressing the real-time needs of school districts affected by the recent flooding, Kentucky Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass held a virtual huddle with superintendents on Aug. 18 to hear where the communities stand in their rebuilding efforts.
Two weeks ago, our eastern Kentucky community was devastated by flash flooding. Perry County suffered damage that was both unprecedented and shocking. No loss is greater than the loss of a family member, especially those taken far too early. Our thoughts and prayers have been and will continue to be with those who suffered the greatest loss.
Gifted and Talented students in Perry County will be taking center stage at a first-ever banquet that will focus on their unique talents on Saturday, April 9, 2022, at the Perry County Central High School auditorium.
The Kentucky Technology Student Association (KYTSA) will start 16 new high school chapters this fall thanks to a generous donation from Stan and Karen Pigman. All 16 schools are in the southeast region of Kentucky and will receive funding to start and maintain an active KYTSA chapter.