Cody Smith may be graduating from Barren County High School this year, but if everything goes according to plan, he'll be back in Kentucky public schools soon.
For the first time ever, a Kentucky teacher has been named National Language Teacher of the Year by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL).
Elena Kamenetzky, a Japanese teacher at Eastern High School (Jefferson County), was named the 2020 Southern Conference on Language Teaching Teacher of the Year. She’ll go on to the national competition to face off against the other regional winners for the honor of being named the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language Teacher of the Year.
As teachers, we can talk about pedagogy until we’re blue in the face. At the end of the day, however, we want strategies and resources that fit our classrooms and personalities, so we need choices.
It’s professional learning time for Kentucky world languages teachers. Look at these two upcoming regional professional learning opportunities.
The Kentucky World Language Association is seeking nominations for several awards, which will be announced at the association’s annual conference in September.
Fayette County's Laura Roché Youngworth has received the 2016 Southern Conference on Language Teaching Teacher of the Year Award.