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Kentucky Senate, House honor school personnel for selfless acts after tornadoes

The selfless acts of kindness displayed by school personnel after the historic 265.7-mile tornado on Dec. 10 and 11 were recognized Jan. 27 by the Kentucky General Assembly.

KDE hears from tornado impacted districts and discusses supports

Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass met with local superintendents on Dec. 16 to ensure the Kentucky Department of Education addresses the real-time needs of districts most affected by the Dec. 10-11 tornadoes.

Heather Bushelman hired as KDE program coordinator for comprehensive school counseling

Long-time educator and school counselor Heather Bushelman will join the staff at the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) as program coordinator for comprehensive school counseling in the Office of Teaching and Learning. She will begin her duties on Dec. 20.

Kentucky superintendents provide updates, share experiences from recent tornadoes

Following devastating tornadoes that ripped through Western Kentucky on Dec. 10-11, superintendents from the impacted districts provided updates from their local communities during the Kentucky Department of Education’s Dec. 14 Superintendents Webcast.

Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs announces Demo Day competition winners

There were 120 Kentucky students who attended the Governor’s Schools for Entrepreneurs (GSE) this summer and participated in an opportunity to pitch their business startup ideas at two competitive Demo Days on June 26 and July 24 at Northern Kentucky University (NKU). GSE was split into two sessions that ran from June 6-26 and July 5-24.

Kentucky students thrive at national Educators Rising conference

High school and college students from across Kentucky who are looking to pursue careers in education participated in the 2021 Educators Rising National Conference, which was held virtually June 24-27.

Eighteen new students selected for KDE’s 2021-2022 Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council

Eighteen Kentucky public high school students have been named to the 2021-2022 Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) announced on May 28.

Byron Darnall named to lead KDE’s Office of Educator Licensure...

When Byron Darnall graduated from David Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tenn., he was unsure of what his next step would be – until he had the opportunity to be a long-term substitute teacher at Stuart Middle School in Louisville. That is where Darnall said he found his calling.

Warren County teacher receives award for youth art education

Shelley J. (Bushong) Clark was named as winner of the 2020 Award of Merit by the National Art Education Association (NAEA) and the Council for Art Education for her work with youth art education.

Kentucky schools receive EPA funding to replace 36 buses

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released the 2020 Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) School Bus Rebate awards. This rebate allows eligible school districts to reduce the harmful emissions from older, dirtier vehicles and replace them with newer cleaner diesel or alternative fuel buses, which may include propane.