Friday, July 23, 2021
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Apply now for SEAD workshop

The Kentucky Department of Education is offering a new professional learning opportunity: “A Roadmap to Integrating SEAD within the KAS for Mathematics - A Workshop for Teachers.” Participating teachers will receive a stipend for their participation and for evidence of authentic artifacts aligned to the Kentucky Academic Standards (KAS) for Mathematics and integration of social and emotional learning.

Kentucky superintendents hear ideas on use of ESSER II funds

Superintendents of five public school districts shared how they will use new federal ESSER II funding. Returning to in-person classes, administration of statewide assessments and using retired teachers as substitutes also was discussed.

KDE’s Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council discusses return date for in-person classes

Opinions are mixed among members of the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) on whether Kentucky schools should be allowed to resume in-person classes in January, and on who should make that decision.

KET to show film on handling COVID-19 stress in school

KET is offering a group online viewing and discussion of “A Trusted Space,” a new film about mitigating the emotional effects of COVID-19 on students and teachers.

Quick Connect: Feeling charts

Supporting students’ emotional health can start with a quick check. Having students take a minute to identify what they are feeling at this moment can be empowering and comforting.

Center for Transformative Teaching & Learning offering online micro courses

The CTTL is a preK-12 teacher-led, school-based research center. The center uses mind, brain and education science – the most promising research and strategies in how a student’s brain learns, changes and thrives – to elevate teacher effectiveness, student achievement, social-emotional learning and the whole child school experience.

KDE’s Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council discusses mental health, non-traditional instruction

The Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council – comprised of 29 high school students throughout Kentucky – met virtually on July 29 to discuss concerns and hopes for the 2020-2021 school year. It was the first meeting for the 2020-2021 council.

KDE’s Teachers Advisory Council discusses social emotional needs for new school...

The Teachers Advisory Council (TAC) – comprised of about 20 teacher leaders from across the Commonwealth – met July 14 to hear from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) on reopening guidance documents for schools and to discuss concerns for the upcoming school year.

Interim Commissioner Kevin C. Brown’s July 10 letter to families

I am pleased to share that the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) announced today that Jason Glass will be Kentucky’s next commissioner of education. Dr. Glass has been serving as superintendent and chief learner for Jeffco Public Schools in the metro Denver area since 2017.

KDE releases toolkit to assist schools in helping students cope with...

The Kentucky Department of Education released three guidance and resource documents on July 1 as part of a “Trauma-Informed Toolkit” to assist schools with their approach in helping students cope with trauma.