On the first day of the school year, I show each of my classes a clip from the movie “Fever Pitch.” Jimmy Fallon plays a teacher who is obsessed with the Boston Red Sox, and Drew Barrymore plays a businesswoman who knows very little about baseball. In one scene, it appears that Fallon is going to propose to Barrymore. However, instead of an engagement ring, Fallon offers opening game tickets.
By the time Brie Stalker graduated from the University of Kentucky (UK), she had already been working and learning at Picadome Elementary School (Fayette County) for two years. She couldn’t imagine teaching anywhere else.
The University of Kentucky Center on Trauma and Children is offering free Skills for Psychological Recovery training.
KWLA announces Outstanding Teacher, Outstanding Rising Star Teacher, other award winners at conference
Ke Peng, a Chinese professor at Western Kentucky University (WKU), is the 2022 recipient of the Kentucky World Language Association (KWLA) Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award. She received the award on Sept. 24 at the KWLA Fall Conference.
The Well@Work podcast has released a new episode aimed at addressing health and wellness in the wake of COVID-19.
Everyone wants to find their purpose in life, whether that be to become an advocate, an educator or both. For University of Kentucky (UK) graduate Lyndsay McCullers, a special education teacher at Simon Kenton High School (Kenton County) her passion soon became her reality.
Nice to meet you! I am happy to be the newest editor of Kentucky Teacher and information office supervisor at the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE). I have been a storyteller since I could first speak and have been involved in various communications, government and advocacy roles for the past five years.
End of virtual Commissioner’s Listening Tour will begin Kentucky’s journey to a new education system
As Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass’ virtual Listening Tour comes to an end, the feedback and input received from Kentucky’s education community will be used to shape the future of public education in the Commonwealth.
During its Jan. 19 virtual meeting, members of the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE)'s School Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability Council (SCAAC) approved a motion to the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) that would adjust the recommended weights in the state’s accountability system.
Kentucky Department of Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass announced today the hiring of Chuck Truesdell as director of government relations for KDE. He will begin his role with the department on Jan. 5.