KWLA award its Outstanding Teacher of the Year and Outstanding Rising Star Teacher awards during the KWLA Fall Conference on Sept. 30.
KDE announces partnership with the Ministry of Education of Taiwan to increase access to Chinese language instruction
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is partnering with the Ministry of Education (MOE) in Taiwan to promote educational and academic exchanges and to foster cross-cultural relationships between Taiwan and Kentucky.
Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass is the recipient of the Kentucky World Language Association’s (KWLA) 2021 Amici Linguarum (Friend of Languages) Award in the education category. He received the award on Sept. 17 during KWLA’s virtual awards ceremony.
Kentucky Educational Television (KET) offers a wide variety of Spanish content on PBS LearningMedia.
Cody Smith may be graduating from Barren County High School this year, but if everything goes according to plan, he'll be back in Kentucky public schools soon.
Lucia Fraile, the 3rd-grade dual language immersion teacher at Liberty Elementary (Fayette County), is one of three finalists for the 2021 Teacher of the Year Award presented by the Education Office of Spain to the United States and Canada.
The Fayette County Public Schools Seal of Biliteracy recognizes graduating seniors who demonstrate functional language skills in English and another language. Honorees awarded this distinction during the 2019-2020 academic year include 102 graduates earning distinction in French, German, Hungarian, Japanese, Lingala, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili and Swedish.
Elena Kamenetzky, a Japanese teacher at Eastern High School (Jefferson County), is the 2019 recipient of the Kentucky World Language Association Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award.
Thousands of teaching positions in Kentucky schools remain unfilled as the start of a new school year approaches, and the Kentucky Department of Education is working to address the shortage through high school career pathways, college recruitment and alternative certifications
A Jessamine County High School offered American Sign Language courses for the first time this year that could be used to fulfill a world language requirement.