Donnie Wilkerson, a 5th-grade social studies teacher at Jamestown Elementary School (Russell County), loves to make learning history immersive and fun for his students.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) sought more feedback on the search for a new education commissioner during the Commissioner’s Principals Advisory Council meeting on Sept. 28.
Kevin Dailey, a middle school social studies teacher at Ballyshannon Middle School in Boone County, has been named the 2024 Kentucky Teacher of the Year. "I am really blessed and honored to be able to represent 40,000 plus teachers in Kentucky," Dailey said. "This day is about all of our kids and all of our families. This day is about Kentucky."
2024 Kentucky Elementary School Teacher of the Year Donnie Wilkerson helps students make lifelong memories
Donnie Wilkerson believes that as a teacher, his purpose is much greater than just going through the educational curriculum with students. He tells his students to, “Be kind, think freely and inquire often. If you think about it, that's all you need to know.”
Officials with the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) provided an update on the department’s efforts to bolster literacy education during the Superintendents Webcast on Aug. 15.
Ten outstanding teachers from across the state are semifinalists for the 2024 Kentucky Teacher of the Year award, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) announced Aug. 14.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) announced the selection of 22 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2024 Kentucky Teacher Achievement Awards on July 5. These teachers qualify to compete for the 2024 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award, which will be announced in September.
KDE’s Teachers Advisory Council discusses advocacy efforts for educator retention with 2023 Kentucky Teacher of the Year
2023 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Mandy Perez joined the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) Teachers Advisory Council (TAC) on March 7 to discuss advocacy efforts related to teacher retention.
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.
As the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) continues to build on its new vision for education in the Commonwealth called United We Learn, leadership from the department encouraged district leaders to share the news of the new Kentucky United We Learn Council.