Kentucky Milken Award winner makes school ‘a place kids want to go’

Jessica Goodman thought Farmer Elementary’s (Jefferson County) first school-wide assembly in two years was for special guests to learn and celebrate Farmer’s literacy efforts. Instead, the assembly, which included special guests Kentucky Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass and Gov. Andy Beshear, was for her. 

By |2022-05-12T11:16:58-04:00May 12, 2022|

Jefferson County’s Jessica Goodman receives $25,000 Milken Award

Jessica Goodman, a kindergarten through 5th grade Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) teacher at Farmer Elementary School (Jefferson County), was celebrated on April 22 as the latest Kentucky educator to receive the Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award.

By |2022-04-25T12:52:53-04:00April 22, 2022|

Kentucky Out-of-School Alliance offering free afterschool STEM education programs

The Kentucky Out-of-School Alliance (KYOSA) is taking steps to improve the quality of the future workforce in Kentucky for STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and computer science careers by offering the online learning platform Learning Blade to afterschool and summer enrichment programs across Kentucky free of charge.

By |2021-12-17T13:47:45-05:00December 17, 2021|
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