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Educator Spotlight: Kevin Dailey

Kevin Dailey, a U.S. history teacher at Ballyshannon Middle School (Boone County), has been an educator for 10 years. The Covington native originally wanted to pursue a career in architectural design, but he realized his true passion was to become an educator. 

By |2024-02-20T11:01:52-05:00March 15, 2024|

Joanna Stevens: I liked being a part of something bigger on the KBE

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 |2023-06-21T16:14:35-04:00June 8, 2023|

Jackie Thompson takes over as the new editor of Kentucky Teacher

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.

By |2022-04-10T12:14:29-04:00March 9, 2022|
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