Kentucky FFA was well represented at the 94th annual National FFA Convention, which was held Oct. 27-30 in Indianapolis. More than 60,000 FFA members, advisers and guests attended the convention, which is the largest youth organization gathering in the United States.
The Kentucky Technology Student Association (KYTSA) will start 16 new high school chapters this fall thanks to a generous donation from Stan and Karen Pigman. All 16 schools are in the southeast region of Kentucky and will receive funding to start and maintain an active KYTSA chapter.
A group of 45 Kentuckians representing various aspects of the state’s education community have been selected to serve on the Kentucky Coalition for Advancing Education, Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass announced June 1.
Kentucky FFA was well represented at the 93rd Annual National FFA Convention, held virtually Oct. 27-29. More than 100,000 FFA members, advisers and supporters registered for the event, which also was broadcast live on RFD TV.
Children will be given free books at several lunch programs being held across the state this summer as a part of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) summer reading and math initiative, Stride Don’t Slide!
High school students across Kentucky who are interested in education as a career spent several days in the Texas heat at the Educators Rising Conference June 22-25 in Dallas.
Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis has called for the creation of a group of key stakeholders from across the Commonwealth to review the state’s current growth calculation methodology and make recommendations for how to improve it before the release of school accountability data next fall.
A team of four Kentucky educators attended the MBA Research National Leadership Forum Jan. 26-29 in Columbus, Ohio.
Two Kentucky career and technical education teachers have qualified as finalists in the Association for Career and Technical Education’s Excellence Awards.
Three Kentucky secondary school hospitality programs have been named to the 2016 Elite 50, an annual selection of the top 50 secondary school hospitality programs nationwide by the National Center for Hospitality Studies at Sullivan University. The programs recognized, along with their instructors: Arvin Education Center (Oldham County), Garrett Sanborn Bourbon County High School, Jill Hurt Whitley County High School, [...]