College Alumnus Designs AP Courses in New Position

  UK College of Education alumnus Brandon Abdon (‘03) is combining his experiences teaching at the high school and college levels in a new position as director of Advanced Placement (AP) English Curriculum and Content Development for the College Board. College Board is a non-profit organization made up of member … Read More

KEA Students Volunteer for Read Across America

When Read Across America was celebrated at Booker T. Washington Academy in Lexington last week, UK College of Education students studying to become teachers were given the chance to lead a classroom. They were volunteering as part of their membership in the Kentucky Education Association’s student chapter. The college students … Read More

Grad Student Finds New Learning Environment at UK

  Sheryl Means has discovered the benefits of living in a college-centered town. She is originally from Newark, New Jersey and (after moving several times) a graduate of West Orange High School in West Orange, New Jersey. “I’m enjoying Lexington because it is a completely different community,” Means says. “Spelman, … Read More

Deans Share Love for Each Other, UK Community

  It’s not a coincidence that two deans on the University of Kentucky campus share the same last name: O’Hair. Mary John O’Hair, dean of the College of Education, is married to Dan O’Hair, dean of the College of Communication and Information. On this Valentine’s Day, watch the video linked here to discover how these administrators … Read More

Fayette Co. Schools Features Grad Student’s Work

  Abbie Gaston (back row, far left), a teacher at Sandersville Elementary in Lexington, is helping students do something for others through learning new computer software. Gaston is pursuing her master’s degree in Teacher Leadership in the UK College of Education Department of Educational Leadership Studies. Read more about her … Read More

Forrest Finds Passion in Teaching

  When she first came to the University of Kentucky, Taylor Forrest wasn’t sure what area of study was the best fit for her. “I told myself that I never wanted to be a teacher because that is all I knew,” she said. “My mom, dad, grandparents, aunts, uncles, everyone … Read More

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