Arts for Smarts

    UK College of Education students studying to become teachers recently visited Southern Elementary in Lexington to lead an “Arts for Smarts” event.  The event was sponsored by the student chapter of the Kentucky Education Association (KEA). UK’s KEA chapter president Kyle Smith blogged about the event.  Read more.  

Thelin Receives Sturgill Award

  Thelin is pictured third from left with colleagues from the Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation.   Dr. John Thelin, professor of higher education in the UK College of Education’s Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation, has received the 2014 Sturgill Award, an honor presented each year … Read More

Professor Goes Extra Mile for Students

  Dr. Danelle Stevens-Watkins’ passion for mentoring has been recognized with the 2014 Kentucky Psychological Foundation’s Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award. As an assistant professor in the UK College of Education, she works with students in the Department of Educational, Counseling and School psychology. She always tells students if they are … Read More

College Honors Teachers Who Made a Difference

View complete list of honorees here. Susan Wormley, a former teacher from Oswego, Ill. may not have realized at the time, but she inspired one of her fifth grade students, who would eventually become a familiar face on televisions in Lexington, Ky. Bill Meck, chief meterologist for WLEX18, says Wormley … Read More

Renovation Begins on New Location for Early Childhood Lab

The University of Kentucky College of Education held a ceremonial groundbreaking to mark the beginning phase of renovation of a building that will soon house the Early Childhood Laboratory (ECL).  The new facility, which is scheduled to open in January 2015, will allow the childcare center to double in size, serving … Read More

Renovations Begin on New Location for Early Childhood Lab

LEXINGTON, Ky.  (April 25, 2014) ― The University of Kentucky College of Education held a ceremonial groundbreaking to mark the beginning phase of renovation of a building that will soon house the Early Childhood Laboratory (ECL).  The new facility, which is scheduled to open in January 2015, will allow the childcare center to double in … Read More

College “Lights it Up Blue” for Autism Awareness

    The University of Kentucky’s Student Council for Exception Children (SCEC) hosted a “Light it up Blue” event for autism awareness at the UK College of Education’s Taylor Education Building on April 2, 2014. A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates the prevalence of … Read More

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

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