Southern Regional Education Board

SREB offers look at six state CTE systems

A report from the Southern Regional Education Board to the Kentucky Career and Technical Education Task Force emphasized the importance of knowing what Kentucky’s workforce should look like in 10 to 15 years.

By |2019-09-12T13:23:29-04:00September 12, 2019|

SREB staff development conference set

The Southern Regional Education Board will host its annual High Schools That Work staff development conference July 13-16 at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville. The conference is designed for K-12 teachers, principals, counselors and district leaders. It will feature more than 500 presentations, best practices and panel discussions centered around literacy and math strategies, career pathways in high-demand [...]

By |2020-10-09T12:40:47-04:00April 7, 2016|

SREB college- and career-readiness standards networking conference on July 14-16

The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) is extending an invitation for superintendents  to attend SREB’s College- and Career-Readiness Standards Networking Conference on July 14-16, 2014, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. This year, Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will keynote the opening session on July 14 at 1 p.m. For information [...]

By |2020-09-22T10:58:16-04:00May 22, 2014|

Strong leadership will let Kentucky soar, not stagnate

Education Commissioner Terry Holliday Governor Steve Beshear recently convened a group of business leaders, legislators, educators, and policy makers from across the southern region to study career and technical education. This group was convened under the support of the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) for which Gov. Beshear is the chair in 2014. The group will complete its [...]

By |2020-01-28T11:45:07-05:00January 30, 2014|

Elevating and integrating career and tech ed

Education Commissioner Terry Holliday In a few weeks, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) will release findings from a study of our career and technical education programs. KDE requested the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) study pursuant to recent legislation that merged the former Office of Career and Technical Education within the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet with [...]

By |2020-01-28T11:45:48-05:00January 21, 2014|

Listening to teachers, advocating for more school funding

Education Commissioner Terry Holliday As I noted in my column last month, the 2013-14 school year is going to be a busy one with many new and continuing initiatives. Since that column ran, two reports have been published that underscore our work in two areas – teachers (their training, professional learning and their working conditions) and state education [...]

By |2020-01-28T11:49:23-05:00September 3, 2013|

Beshear appoints two to Southern Regional Education Board

Gov. Steve Beshear appointed a new Kentucky representatives to the Southern Regional Education Board. State Rep. Derrick Graham, D-Frankfort, who serves as chairman of the House Education Committee, will replace state Rep. Carl P. Rollins, who resigned. Graham will serve on the board through June 30, 2015. Beshear also reappointed Joseph U. Meyer, of Covington, who previously served as secretary of the Education and Workforce Development [...]

By |2019-04-03T14:12:54-04:00July 4, 2013|
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