The Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) approved an extension of expanded assessment options for educators seeking a teaching certificate during its Dec. 11 EPSB meeting.
Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) members discussed how the adoption and implementation of locally-developed portraits of a learner can serve as catalysts to transform the student experience for every Kentucky learner during the KBE meeting on Dec. 6-7.
Staff from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) led a discussion about portraits of a learner during the Local Superintendents Advisory Council (LSAC) meeting on Nov. 28.
Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) officials reviewed the just-released accountability data on the Kentucky School Report Card for the 2022-2023 academic year at the Interim Joint Committee on Education meeting on Nov. 1.
Christie Biggerstaff’s career goals have always been dedicated to Kentucky’s education system and helping students achieve success.
Members of the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) heard an update on early literacy instruction in educator preparation programs from Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) staff during their Oct. 10-11 meeting. Senate Bill 9 (2022), also known as the Read to Succeed Act, spurred several changes with early literacy instruction. On the teacher preparation side, the legislation focused on areas of phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension.
Over 1,800 Kentucky educators and administrators are currently a part of the first cohort of LETRS professional learning. Applications for the second cohort, which starts in October, are open now.
Representatives of the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) Office of Teaching and Learning updated state lawmakers on March 7 about the progress of new early literacy initiatives.
Christie Biggerstaff joined the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) in the Office of Teaching and Learning on July 1 as the director of early literacy.
KDE’s Local Superintendents Advisory Council hears updates on legislation, amendments to education records regulation
The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Local Superintendents Advisory Council (LSAC) heard updates on House Bill (HB) 9, Senate Bill (SB) 9, amendments to policies on school-related student trips, and revisions to a regulation regarding student records and hearing procedures during its April 12 meeting.