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As the chief academic officer for Shelby County, I was excited to participate in the Kentucky Coalition for Advancing Education (KCAE).
A group of 45 Kentuckians representing various aspects of the state’s education community have been selected to serve on the Kentucky Coalition for Advancing Education, Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass announced June 1.
Since joining the Kentucky Department of Education last September, Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass has been confined to a virtual view of the state’s 51 area technology centers.
Three Kentucky students competed in the Braille Institute’s National Braille Challenge Competition and were recognized during a July 31 virtual awards celebration.
For Mark Thomas, the new superintendent of Todd County Schools, education is a family focus. One of his daughters is a Bullitt County high school English teacher. Another is headed for the University of Louisville (UofL). And his stepdaughter is about to start her junior year at Western Kentucky University (WKU).
Three students competing in the Kentucky Regional Braille Challenge were named finalists and will be attending the virtual National Braille Challenge Competition. The national competitors are:
Kentucky Board of Education member JoAnn Adams taught for 33 years. She comes from a family of teachers that included her mother, grandmother, grandfather, great-grandmother and now, her daughter.
Representatives from the Kentucky Department of Education met with the Teacher’s Advisory Council to highlight KDE initiatives.