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Kentucky’s School Counselor Advisory Council learns about new initiatives for postsecondary readiness and social-emotional learning

The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) School Counselor Advisory Council (SCAC) learned about new initiatives for postsecondary readiness and social-emotional learning when members met virtually on Dec. 8. The council is designed to give Kentucky Education Commissioner and Chief Learner Jason E. Glass direct input from those who serve as counselors in Kentucky public schools.

By |2022-12-09T19:56:47-05:00December 9, 2022|

Kentucky Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council members discuss 2021 Youth Risk Behaviors Survey results

Students on the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council discussed the results of the 2021 Kentucky Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) at their Nov. 22 meeting. The YRBS is part of a national effort by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to monitor students’ health-risk behaviors in six priority areas.

By |2022-11-23T12:58:17-05:00November 22, 2022|

Update on CTE end-of-program pilot exams

Here are important updates related to the COVID-19 emergency from the Office of Career and Technical Education and Student Transition (OCTEST) regarding career and technical education (CTE) end-of-program (EOP) pilot assessments for the 2019-2020 academic year.

By |2020-04-07T15:38:17-04:00April 7, 2020|

College Board offering update on AP testing

On March 20, the College Board released an update on how the Advanced Placement (AP) program is supporting this year’s AP exam administration. Within this email, College Board called out a few bullets that are within the AP Central update page that you can find College Board website.

By |2020-03-23T14:25:14-04:00March 23, 2020|

KDE Employee Spotlight: Damien Sweeney

In the inaugural KDE Employee Spotlight,and in honor of National School Counseling Week 2020, we feature Program Coordinator for Comprehensive School Counseling Damien Sweeney.

By |2020-02-05T10:53:13-05:00February 5, 2020|
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