Inside Student Teaching: Lindsay Lash
COE Faculty Work With Vision, Hearing Impaired Student
The Herald-Leader and WTVQ Channel 36 recently featured the work of UK College of Education faculty members Gerald Abner and Donna Brostek-Lee, as well as Diane Haynes, an adjunct faculty member and state-coordinator of the Kentucky Deaf-Blind Project (a federally-funded programbased at the college and overseen by the Kentucky Department of Education). They have teamed to assist a Bryan Station Middle School student who is both vision and hearing-impaired.
Student Teacher Profile: Julia Janecek
As a college freshman, Julia Janecek knew she wanted to become a teacher, but was nervous about managing a classroom. She just completed her student-teaching at Athens Chilesburg Elementary and says the teacher preparation program at the University of Kentucky College of Education has built up her skills through each class she’s taken.
Education Student's Passion for Teaching, Leading Recognized
College of Education Hosts Educators from China
The University of Kentucky 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
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.
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 05-21-2013 by Amanda W. Nelson