January is a time for new beginnings and a new session of the Kentucky General Assembly. The session will start on Jan. 4 and must end by midnight on April 14. I think this is an exciting time for Kentucky as a whole and for education specifically.
It’s been a little over a year now since I joined the Kentucky Department of Education as its commissioner. During that time, my focus has been on listening to the people of my home state telling us what is working in education in the Commonwealth and where we need to improve.
Community collaboration is the focus of Nelson County Schools during tour with Commissioner Jason E. Glass
Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass, center, speaks to students Dakota Overall, left, and Sydnie DeWeese at Old Kentucky Home Middle School during his tour of Nelson County Schools on Nov. 18. Glass’ tour included stops at the Samuel’s Field Airport and the Guthrie Opportunity Center.Photo by Audrie Lamb, Nov. 18, 2021 Kentucky’s Commissioner of Education Jason E. [...]
Members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) praised the student voice that was included in the 2021 Kentucky Education Summit during their meeting on Nov. 17.
I have always admired that our Commissioner of Education, Jason E. Glass, often refers to himself as the Commonwealth’s chief learner. As chair of the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE), I also held a similar title while attending the 2021 Kentucky Education Summit – chief listening officer.
Using input from thousands of Kentuckians, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) unveiled a vision for the state’s public education system at the 2021 Kentucky Education Summit in Louisville on Nov. 2.