Curriculum and Instruction

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Welcome to the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.

We offer undergraduate degrees in Elementary, Middle, and Secondary Education. The department also offers graduate programs in Elementary, Middle Level, and Secondary Education, Literacy, and Instructional Systems Design. In addition, the department offers graduate work leading to an Ed.D. degree in Instruction and Administration. Planned programs of study leading to certification rank changes are also available through the department and we are home to the Bluegrass Writing Project.

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A two-time graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Education, Ashley Lamb-Sinclair, is the 2016 Kentucky Teacher of the Year. “The UK College of Education congratulates Ashley Lamb-Sinclair on this tremendous honor,” said UK College of Education Dean Mary John O’Hair. Lamb-Sinclair, a National Board-certified teacher in her tenth year of teaching, is an Innovator with the Redesign Challenge through the...
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How teachers learn to teach: UK College of Education Associate Dean Laurie Henry discusses work under way to examine effective approaches to field experiences and clinical practice. Read her blog atRead More → -->
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Retired Sgt. 1st Class David Gentry LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 11, 2015) — When in the military, once you learn and become proficient at something, you teach it to the people below you, according to retired Sgt. 1st Class David Gentry. That’s what Gentry did — among many other duties — while serving in the U.S. Air Force, Air Force Reserves and Kentucky National Guard. And...
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