Joanna Stevens pictured herself as an educator since she was a child. Being the daughter of a teacher and a 4-H extension agent, she always felt drawn to education. She explored other career options like accounting and pharmacy, but when she started tutoring after school, she realized how much she enjoyed helping her peers.
KBE approves regulations on district staff and student attendance, non-voting member selection procedure
The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) approved several emergency regulations during its Aug. 5 regular meeting to help districts prepare for the ongoing effects the COVID-19 pandemic may have on the 2021-2022 school year.
The Teachers Advisory Council heard about the Kentucky Department of Education’s work to recruit and retain teachers.
The Commissioner's Teacher Advisory Council heard updates on a new website for the Kentucky Academic Standards and on the adoption and development of computer science standards.
Heidi Givens By Heidi Givens Heidi.givens@Daviess.kyschools.us Teacher leadership is “the process by which teachers, individually and collectively, influence their colleagues, principals, and other members of the school community to improve teaching and learning practices with the aim of increased student learning and achievement.” (York-Barr and Duke, 2004) When selected as 2013 Kentucky Elementary Teacher of the Year, I [...]
Advisory committees and councils offer perspectives that shape education.