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Semifinalists named for 2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

Nine outstanding teachers from across the state – three elementary, three middle and four high school– are semifinalists for the 2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year award, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and Valvoline Inc. announced on Sept. 1.

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.

Students selected for Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council

Thirteen 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 Wayne Lewis.

Twelve schools awarded Kentucky Arts Council grants

The Kentucky Arts Council awarded 19 grants to 12 schools in October to fund student transportation to and from arts-related field trips through the TranspARTation Grant program.

Counselors become too valuable to lose

Most of the college and career readiness counselors hired in 22 districts through a federal grant are still in place, even though the grant has ended.

Hands-on workshops

Teachers came from across Kentucky, and the country, to take part in a wide range of classes at the Berea Festival of Learnshops.

Grant program for underserved schools renewed

Three Kentucky schools received New Troupe Charter Grants in the 2016-17 school year.

Giving students a say

Gallup Poll helps districts target important issues facing students.

State History Teacher of the Year feeds students’ knowledge

Teacher brings history to life with a mix of traditional teaching and surprises.

Wilkerson named state History Teacher of the Year

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) announced recently that Donnie Wilkerson, a teacher at Jamestown Elementary School (Russell County) has been named the 2011 Kentucky...