2023 Kentucky Teacher of the Year: I choose to stay

Every time you log into social media, turn on the TV, or speak to anyone who works in education, the harsh realities that are crippling educators are evident. Problems ranging from concerning legislation, challenging student behaviors, overwhelming work demands, toxic cultures, poor leadership, safety concerns, lack of support - the list goes on and on. These factors are contributing to many leaving the profession, and rightfully so, in many cases. Yet, I choose to stay.

By |2023-03-09T14:06:11-05:00March 8, 2023|

TELL Kentucky Survey off to a good start; first cash award given

After just one week, more than 9,500 Kentucky educators have taken part in the TELL (Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning) Survey of school working conditions. That represents about 18 percent of the school-based certified educators eligible to participate. Two districts, Leslie County and Harlan Independent, have already achieved a 100 percent response rate; and 250 schools have already met or [...]

By |2015-03-10T10:46:56-04:00March 12, 2015|

‘Nothing less than excellence,’ educator urges

Former principal Baruti Kafele brought his message of the intentionality of excellence to more than 700 Kentucky educators recently during the Continuous Improvement Summit in Lexington. Educators need to be intentional about what students see, feel, hear and experience at school because those things matter more than content, Kafele told the educators.

By |2014-10-07T10:43:05-04:00October 7, 2014|

Asian Studies Symposium

In celebration of its 10th anniversary, the Asia Center at the University of Kentucky is hosting a symposium focused on incorporating Asian Studies into K-12, postsecondary, and community-based education. Learning and Teaching About Asia will be held at the William T. Young library on the UK campus on April 13 from 10-4:30 p.m. ET. Workshops are free and open to [...]

By |2013-03-27T12:45:12-04:00March 28, 2013|
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