UK Hosts Kentucky Teacher Educators Conference, Focuses on Partnerships

The Kentucky Association of Teacher Educators (KATE) 2018 Conference was hosted recently at the Hilary J. Boone Center on the University of Kentucky campus. Dr. Kim White, clinical associate professor in the UK College of Education’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction, is KATE president and oversaw conference planning. The conference … Read More

Business Community Helps Future Teachers Study Economic Development

During a recent class at the UK College of Education, Andrew Johnson nimbly responded to questions from classmates. He sounded more like an economic development director than a college student, while his peers came across as business owners. Johnson, who is working on a master’s degree in secondary education, was … Read More

Elementary Education Senior Pursues Passions for Teaching, Service

University of Kentucky College of Education senior Madison Conroy knows the teaching profession fits her passion for serving others. And she is certain about her passion because she has spent the past four years at UK in service and leadership roles. Conroy recently received UK’s highest honor for humanitarian efforts, … Read More

UK Hosts National History Day Competition

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Students from schools across Kentucky recently came to the University of Kentucky campus to compete in a National History Day contest. It was hosted by the Kentucky Historical Society and the UK College of Education. Students competed via exhibits, documentaries, websites, performances, and papers featuring topics related to this year’s … Read More

Elementary Principals Prep Students for Job Interviews

Several school principals recently played a role in helping UK College of Education elementary education majors prepare to interview for teaching positions. A seminar was held at Picadome Elementary where students learned about certification and applying to Kentucky districts from Cindy Godsey, associate director of certified personnel for Fayette County … Read More

Elementary Education Students Serve at Science Night

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Students who graduate from UK College of Education teacher preparation programs spend many hours in schools. Those in the Elementary Education Student Association spent one recent Friday evening at Coventry Oak Elementary, helping parents and families learn more about the importance of science education through hands-on science activities. It was yet another … Read More

UK College of Education $2.7 Million Grant Gives Teachers Tools to Support English Learners in the Classroom

As Kentucky’s immigrant population continues to grow, a new $2.7 million grant awarded to the University of Kentucky College of Education will assist teachers with educating children who are learning English in the classroom. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education Office of English Language Acquisition the grant will provide … Read More

Education Leaders Offer Advice to Pre-Service Teachers During Seminar

UK College of Education students doing practicums and student teaching got a chance to hear from key contacts in the field during a seminar at the Singletary Center for the Arts. Among the presenters were Jimmy Adams, executive director of the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board, who spoke about maintaining enthusiasm … Read More

College of Education Graduate Named Fulbright Recipient

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University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that six UK students and alumni, including 2016 English and secondary English education gradute Malinda Massey, have been selected as recipients of Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships. The UK recipients are among more than 1,800 U.S. citizens who will travel … Read More

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