College of Education Hosts Educators from China
The UK College of Education and UK Confucius Institute recently helped host educators from China who were visiting to learn more about how private and innovative public schools in the U.S. are organized, governed and lead as well as gain an understanding of how curricula is developed, how expectations for students are set and the key role parents play in the education of their children.
Ruble Co-Authors Book Outlining Education Model for Autistic Students
Students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have the best chances of success in school through an individualized education model that involves teachers, service providers and parents, according to a new study and book co-authored by Lisa Ruble, associate professor in the Department of Educational, School and Counseling Psychology in the University of Kentucky College of Education.
Family Math Night Thrills Local School
College of Education Participates in "Light It Up Blue" for Autism Awareness
The Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC), an organization in the University of Kentucky College of Education, is sponsoring an event next week to raise awareness about autism. "Light It Up Blue” will take place at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, in front of Memorial Hall, which will be illuminated in blue.
Former Doctoral Student Now a Dean in Ghana
Yao Quashigah completed the defense of his dissertation in the UK College of Education Department of Curriculum and Instruction several weeks before September 11, 2001, with plans to head back to Ghana. However, his homecoming in Ghana was delayed because of subsequent events. Now he is dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences Education at the University of Education in Winneba, Ghana.
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Ribbon Cutting Launches Kentucky STEMx Network
A ribbon cutting was held Friday, November 30, to officially mark the launch of Kentucky’s involvement in the STEMx Network created by the Battelle Memorial Institute, the world’s largest nonprofit research and development organization. The University of Kentucky College of Education’s Kentucky P20 Innovation Lab is facilitating the launch and year of planning with stakeholders around the Commonwealth.
7/25/2013 & 7/26/2013 - P20 Next Generation Leadership Academy
Thursday, July 25, 2013 & Friday, July 26, 2013 -- Elkhorn Crossing School, Georgetown, KY
Participants will join a network of leaders who are committed to taking thoughtful, intentional steps toward implementing an action plan designed to transform teaching and learning environments, and create innovation learning zones. Faculty at the University of Kentucky P20 Innovation Lab and Next Generation practitioners will engage in online discussions to share promising practices and successes, to discuss innovative ideas and work together to creatively solve problems.
For additional dates, information and registration, see:
Kentucky Senate Bill 1 Information and Resources
Kentucky Senate Bill 1 (2009) Seeks to improve college remediation rates of recent high school graduates by at least 50% by 2014. For more information see: Unbridled Learning: College and Career Readiness for All.
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updated 05-17-2013 by Stuart Reedy