Since the 4th grade, Fern Creek High School (Jefferson County) chemistry teacher Evan Roberts has loved trivia. He participated on quick recall teams all the way through college, but he said competing on Jeopardy! was his ultimate goal.
Kevin Dailey didn’t set out to be a teacher. After a few years as an aerospace engineer and mechanical and architectural designer, he knew it was time to find something new.
Dear Public School Family: I just wanted to thank all of you who attended the “Reopening Kentucky Schools: Virtual Town Hall for Educators and Staff” on Thursday. We had more than 3,000 people watching this town hall, which was designed to share information about the guidance documents the Kentucky Department of Education has released and to answer your questions. […]
Several weeks ago in this blog I told you about the United States Department of Education's (USED) new requirement for states to develop an educator equity plan to ensure every child has access to a quality education and quality educators.
If your school will need a Spanish or ESL teacher next year, or if you are looking to internationalize your faculty, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) can assist you in finding a teacher through our Visiting Teacher from Spain Program. Since 2000, KDE has worked with the Spanish Ministry of Education to help local school districts fill vacant P-12 Spanish [...]
Holly Bloodworth Leadership can take many forms. It can be take charge or by example. It can be a position or an attitude. It can be a mission or by default. Leadership is essential to any endeavor. It is critical for success. Leadership is vital for improvement and growth, and it is there for the taking. If there [...]
In response to Kentucky’s submission request, the United States Department of Education has designated the following areas as teacher shortage areas during the 2014-15 school year. World Languages Career and Technical Education English English, middle school English, high school English as a Second Language Mathematics mathematics, middle school […]
Dixie Heights High School (Kenton County) English teacher Kris Gillis was selected to participate in the three-day 2013 NBC News Education Nation Summit at the New York Public Library. This year’s event focused on what it takes to get a student through the public education system, ready for success in college, career and his or her community. The cornerstone of [...]
The Northern Kentucky University College of Education and Human Services Doctor of Education Program are offering a study abroad program that will focus on the Finnish education system. The 10-day program is scheduled for March 8-17 and will include a hands-on exploration of the school system in Helsinki. Special emphasis will be placed on the continuing education of teachers and teacher [...]
Is there a teacher who has made a profound difference in the life of a child? Scholastic.com is collecting stories or tributes about favorite teachers with its Nominate Your Favorite Teacher Contest. The winning family and the nominated teacher each will win a trip for up to four people to the 2011 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, provided by Homewood Suites [...]