2013 Teacher of the Year

by Amanda Nelson Four University of Kentucky College of Education alumni have been selected by the Kentucky Department of Education and Ashland Inc. as recipients of the 2014 Ashland Inc. Teacher Achievement Awards (TAA). These teachers qualify to compete for the 2014 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award, which will … Read More

Kentucky School Leaders Join Next Generation Leadership Academy

By Amanda Nelson The latest co-hort of the UK College of Education’s Next Generation Leadership Academy launched this week with 90 school leaders participating. Districts represented include BEATHITT CASEY CLARK FLOYD JACKSON INDEPENDENT JEFFERSON JENKINS INDEPENDENT JOHNSON LEE LETCHER MAGOFFIN MASON MERCER LETCHER OWSLEY PADUCAH INDEPENDENT PIKE TRIGG WOLFE

Smithsonian Selects Swan for Senior Fellowship

by Amanda Nelson Kathy Swan has been awarded the Senior Goldman Sachs Fellowship at the Smithsonian’s American History Museum in Washington D.C. Swan is an associate professor in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction. Swan is working with the education team to help make online collections more interactive and accessible … Read More

Swan Publishes Social Studies Standards Project

by Jenny Wells In accordance with Constitution Day, a new framework for social studies education was published September 17 and is currently available to educators across the nation to upgrade their own state’s standards. Kathy Swan, associate professor in the UK College of Education’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction, serves … Read More

Smithsonian Selects Swan for Senior Fellowship

by Amanda Nelson Kathy Swan has been awarded the Senior Goldman Sachs Fellowship at the Smithsonian’s American History Museum in Washington D.C.  Swan is an associate professor in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction. Swan is working with the education team to help make online collections more interactive and accessible … Read More

Kentucky School Leaders Join Next Generation Leadership Academy

by Amanda Nelson The latest co-hort of the UK College of Education’s Next Generation Leadership Academy launched this week with 90 school leaders participating. Districts represented include: BEATHITT CASEY CLARK FLOYD JACKSON INDEPENDENT JEFFERSON JENKINS INDEPENDENT JOHNSON LEE LETCHER MAGOFFIN MASON MERCER LETCHER OWSLEY PADUCAH INDEPENDENT PIKE TRIGG WOLFE Additionally, … Read More

College of Education Students on Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll

by Amanda Nelson Several UK College of Education students from UK’s spring sports teams made the Southeastern Conference Spring Sports Academic Honor Roll. A total of 1,247 student-athletes from around the league earned spots on the honor roll, which is based on grades from the 2012 summer, 2012 fall and … Read More

COE Faculty Work With Vision, Hearing Impaired Student

by Amanda Nelson 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 program based at the college and overseen … Read More

Inside Student Teaching: Lindsay Lash

by Amanda Nelson University of Kentucky College of Education student Lindsay Lash recently completed what she calls the most beneficial semester of her college career – student teaching at Athens-Chilesburg Elementary in Lexington. However, Lash’s first couple years at UK were difficult. She has a moderate-to-severe hearing impairment that has … Read More

Student Teacher Profile: Julia Janecek

by Amanda Nelson 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 … Read More

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