After 24 years in education, Willie Foster is taking on a new role as Spencer County’s superintendent. He’s also making the transition from a large school district to a smaller one, a change he said he embraces.
GoTeachKY announced the 18 teacher ambassadors for 2023 on Oct. 10.
Kentucky FFA was well represented at the 94th annual National FFA Convention, which was held Oct. 27-30 in Indianapolis. More than 60,000 FFA members, advisers and guests attended the convention, which is the largest youth organization gathering in the United States.
Members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) were not shy to offer their feedback on plans for the upcoming student-led mental health roundtables, announced by Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman last month.
Eighteen Kentucky public high school students have been named to the 2021-2022 Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) announced on May 28.
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.
Kentucky FFA was well represented at the 93rd Annual National FFA Convention, held virtually Oct. 27-29. More than 100,000 FFA members, advisers and supporters registered for the event, which also was broadcast live on RFD TV.
At its Aug. 18 meeting, the Kentucky General Assembly’s Interim Joint Committee on Education was introduced to Jason Glass, Kentucky’s next education commissioner and chief learner.
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).
Students visited exhibitors that ranged from construction professionals to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority and different colleges to talk about their next steps after graduation.