Eleven new members have been selected to join the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Principals Advisory Council (PrAC), Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass announced on Nov. 22.
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.
Six years ago, former Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) Associate Director Dessie Bowling had an idea for a sustainable program that would give area technology center (ATC) students an opportunity to build tiny houses in eastern Kentucky.
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.
Morehead State University’s (MSU’s) Volgenau College of Education announced a new scholarship program, the Appalachian Future Educators (AFE) Scholars Program, for new teacher candidates from Appalachian counties.
On July 1, Danny Adkins will start his new job as superintendent in Woodford County. He will succeed Scott Hawkins, who is retiring at the end of June after 13 years. Adkins has served as Floyd County superintendent since 2018.
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.
Twenty-two Kentucky schools are being recognized by the College Board for expanding young women’s access to computer science in 2020.
Tyler Watts uses Post-it Notes to create colorful pop-culture pictures for the holidays. He has made them around Kentucky and gotten national media attention.
Forty-seven schools have been named Bright Spots in Kentucky Education, recognition for schools in which students performed better than expected on measures of educational achievement.