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Commissioner Glass meets with Kentucky principals, discusses back-to-school

Kentucky’s Education Commissioner and Chief Learner Jason E. Glass was introduced to the Principals Advisory Council during its first quarter meeting on Oct. 8.

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.

Simpson library media specialist chosen for NEA Foundation fellowship

Sam Northern, a library media specialist at Simpson Elementary School (Simpson County), has been selected as a 2020 NEA Global Learning Fellow by the NEA Foundation.

KBE votes to allow school boards to postpone charter school training

The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) voted at its regular meeting Feb. 4 to grant waivers to school boards wishing to hold off on 12 hours of charter school authorizer training until they receive a charter school application.

TAC meets in Frankfort to discuss Impact Kentucky, GoTeachKY

Representatives from the Kentucky Department of Education met with the Teacher’s Advisory Council to highlight KDE initiatives.

GoTeachKY using 10 teacher ambassadors to promote teaching profession 

The GoTeachKY campaign to recruit the next generation of educators has partnered with 10 teacher ambassadors across the state to help promote the teaching profession.

Commissioner convenes task force to study statewide curriculum development process

Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne D. Lewis is convening a task force charged with making recommendations on improving the process of developing quality curriculum for Kentucky's public schools.

KLA honors three librarians

The Kentucky Library Association held its awards luncheon Sept. 20 at the Galt House in Louisville.

Building leadership at FFA summer camp

Now that school is out, there are countless different camps to help kids make productive time of their summer vacations. One such camp is the FFA Camp, held at the FFA Leadership Training Center in Hardinsburg over a period of several weeks.