Christie Biggerstaff’s career goals have always been dedicated to Kentucky’s education system and helping students achieve success.
Jessica Napier, an education administration program consultant in the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Office of Continuous Improvement and Support, sees herself as a people person.
Kristie Graham’s work at the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) as a resource management analyst allows her to feel more comfortable when providing information to teachers and parents. “I like being that voice for others and being able to provide research and resources about how KDE is helping the schools and what it all means,” said Graham.
Blake Konny, a Safe and Supportive Schools Consultant in the Kentucky Department of Education’s Division of Student Success for the past four years, enjoys the opportunity to be able to expand his work beyond the classroom and across the state.
Rob Collins has been a team member of the Kentucky Department of Education for a little over a year.
Stu Harper has worked at the Kentucky School for the Deaf (KSD) in Danville for 21 years. “I love working with youth,” he said. “They’re fun, they learn quickly, they’re interested in the world, and I think it keeps me young.”
GlyptusAnn Grider Jones has been a part of the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) team since April 2022.
KDE Associate Commissioner Kelly Foster to be presented Bob Harmon Service to Education Award at National ESEA Conference
The National Association of ESEA State Program Administrators (NAESPA) announced Jan. 23 that Kelly Foster, associate commissioner at the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), has been selected to receive the 2023 Bob Harmon Service to Education award.
Jacob Perkins, the Kentucky Department of Education's (KDE's) Section 508 coordinator, earned the Trusted Tester Certification (TTv5) from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).