Let’s TALK conference to be held in Lexington

Registration is open for the Let’s TALK: Conversations About Effective Teaching conference June 12-13 at Edythe J. Hayes Middle School in Lexington. The conference is targeted to teachers, principals, administrators, paraprofessionals, instructional assistants and aides; instructional leaders with teams of teachers, pre-service teachers and those in higher education. The conference, presented by the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), the Kentucky [...]

By |2020-09-09T08:18:16-04:00May 4, 2017|

KET show helping with financial aid process

Kentucky Educational Television will present “College Financial Aid Call-In 2016,” a live, one-hour special edition of “Education Matters” to offer help in navigating the college financial aid process. The program will air at 9 p.m. ET Jan. 11 on KET and will stream live online at KET.org/live. The program will be hosted by Bill Goodman and will feature a panel [...]

By |2016-01-06T14:27:55-05:00January 7, 2016|

Prichard: ‘Hard push’ needed to reach 2020 goal

Moving Kentucky into the top tier of states in key areas of education by 2020 will require a hard push for improvement in the next six years, according to a new report from the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence. The 2014 update of the Committee’s “Top 20 by 2020” found Kentucky’s performance in six categories to be on track to [...]

By |2014-09-04T10:12:08-04:00September 4, 2014|

Ramsey named associate executive director of Prichard Committee

Kentucky Board of Education member Brigitte Blom Ramsey has been named associate executive director of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence. Ramsey succeeds Cindy Heine, who is retiring after 31 years of service with the committee. Ramsey, of Falmouth, has been director of strategic resources and public policy of the United Way of Greater Cincinnati since 2011. She is a [...]

By |2014-04-02T09:46:15-04:00April 3, 2014|
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