UK Prepares Next Generation of Teachers Amid COVID-19

Written by Meg Mills, UK Public Relations and Marketing  Each semester, the University of Kentucky sends education students into the classrooms of experienced teachers to observe and learn best practices for their own future classrooms. For student teachers this year, the experience has been very different. Most area schools are … Read More

UK Faculty Support Statewide Research Study on Pandemic Disruption

A group of high school students studying the impact of COVID-19 on their peers received guidance over the summer from several University of Kentucky faculty members and graduate students. The Prichard Committee Student Voice Team, in consultation with UK faculty members Ellen Usher, Beth Goldstein and Daniela DiGiacomo, set out to gauge … Read More

Our Mission in Wake of Breonna Taylor Case Decision

In light of today’s announcement in the Breonna Taylor case we are reflecting on our values as a college. Our mission focuses on providing leadership in the improvement of the education, health, and well-being of citizens in the Commonwealth, the nation and the world. If we do not prioritize helping to … Read More

Online Version of STEM Camp Allows Expansion Across Six States

When it became clear the COVID-19 pandemic would prevent STEM camps from taking place at universities across the U.S. this summer, faculty began exploring how the limitations could create new opportunities for elementary, middle, and high school campers. During the past decade, the University of Kentucky’s STEM Camp has given … Read More

Donors Help Counselor Education Grad Make a Difference

Arsène Kabeya was not sure how he would afford tuition for a master’s program. In May, with the help of a fellowship award, he graduated from the Counselor Education master’s program in the University of Kentucky College of Education. “I’m the first person in my immediate family to be in … Read More

Ed Leadership Blog: Letter to a Young Teacher in 2020

Are you a school leader, or do you aspire to be one? Staying up-to-date on news and trends in your field will help you proactively lead schools. Each month, faculty members in the Department of Educational Leadership Studies blog about topics to advance your career. This month’s Ed Leadership Blog … Read More

UK College of Education Alums Lead Nation’s Aspiring Educators

Cameo Kendrick and Rachel Immerman, recent graduates of the University of Kentucky, crossed paths during their time as students in the UK College of Education. Both were passionate about education, with their sights set on leading classrooms, while also impacting large-scale change. Their chance meeting through the National Education Association … Read More

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