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Deadline extended to apply for loan forgiveness program for teachers

The Kentucky Department of Education has extended the deadline for teaching students to apply for the Kentucky Academy for Equity in Teaching, a renewable loan forgiveness program designed to identify and prepare effective, experienced and diverse public educators in the Commonwealth.

KDE announces loan forgiveness program for future Kentucky teachers

In a news conference on Jan. 24, the Kentucky Department of Education announced the launch of the Kentucky Academy for Equity in Teaching, a renewable loan forgiveness program designed to identify and prepare effective, experienced and diverse public educators in the Commonwealth.

The one-stop shop for ‘all things teacher’

Rob Akers was ready to take on a challenge as associate commissioner of KDE’s new Office of Educator Licensure and Effectiveness.

Commissioner hosts talks with educator preparation programs

Beginning this week, Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis will begin hosting meetings across the state to listen to feedback and recommendations on ways the Kentucky Department of Education and educator preparation programs can work together to strengthen educator preparation.

KDE a partner in educator preparation summit

The inaugural Kentucky Excellence in Educator Preparation (KEEP) Statewide Summit will be held May 20-21 at the Louisville Marriott East. KEEP is a partnership between the Kentucky Department of Education, the Educational Professional Standards Board, institutes of higher education and districts to support teachers by improving educator preparation in Kentucky.

State’s equitable access to effective educators plan approved

Kentucky’s plan to eliminate identified equity gaps includes strategies focused on recruitment, hiring and placement; ongoing, job-embedded professional learning; evaluation of educators and retention.

Kentucky selected for pilot program to better train teachers

Gov. Steve Beshear announced this week that the Kentucky has been named as one of seven states to participate in a two-year pilot program...

Council awards $1.5 million to develop model teacher prep programs

The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education has awarded $1.5 million to fund model clinical programs for teacher preparation in Kentucky. The three programs seek...

Postsecondary chief talks college/career readiness and teacher recruitment, training and development

The KDE, CPE relationship has strengthened as the agencies work collaboratively to improve college and career readiness and teacher retention, preparation and professional development.

EPSB taking bold steps to improve teacher and administrator preparation

The Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board is a critical partner in Kentucky's effort to improve teaching and student learning.