Eleven new members have been selected to join the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Principals Advisory Council (PrAC), Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass announced on Nov. 22.
Challenger Learning Center of Kentucky expands and upgrades to further STEAM education access in Appalachia, Kentucky
Now in its 23rd year, the Challenger Learning Center of Kentucky has a longstanding history of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) education.
Six years ago, former Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) Associate Director Dessie Bowling had an idea for a sustainable program that would give area technology center (ATC) students an opportunity to build tiny houses in eastern Kentucky.
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.
Morehead State University’s (MSU’s) Volgenau College of Education announced a new scholarship program, the Appalachian Future Educators (AFE) Scholars Program, for new teacher candidates from Appalachian counties.
Members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council – which advises the Commissioner of Education on issues relevant to high school students – got a bit of surprise during their May 5 virtual meeting.
Thirteen Kentucky public high school students have been named to the Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council, a group that provides input to Kentucky Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis.
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.
Thirteen school districts are creating programs for snowbound students.
Three teachers from around the state talk about what led them to the profession and what keeps them there.