Curriculum and Instruction

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Welcome to the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.

We offer undergraduate degrees in Elementary, Middle, and Secondary Education. The department also offers graduate programs in Elementary, Middle Level, and Secondary Education, Literacy, and Instructional Systems Design. In addition, the department offers graduate work leading to an Ed.D. degree in Instruction and Administration. Planned programs of study leading to certification rank changes are also available through the department and we are home to the Bluegrass Writing Project.

    • 06
    • Mar
The University of Kentucky College of Education's Derek Gaiser, a secondary social studies education and history junior from Ludlow, Kentucky, has been awarded an English-Speaking Union (ESU) Scholarship presented by the English-Speaking Union Kentucky Branch. The scholarship will cover Gaiser's expenses for summer study at Oxford University. The Kentucky Branch of the English-Speaking Union awards a limited number of scholarships to...
    • 17
    • Feb

Henry Confucius Award

Dr. Laurie Henry, associate dean for clinical programs and partnerships at the University of Kentucky College of Education, has been honored with the UK Confucius Institute’s 2016 Outstanding Faculty Award. This award recognizes faculty who have done outstanding work towards the understanding of and learning about China on campus and...
    • 19
    • Oct
At first, Anna Juett would sit down in the middle of practice, or stand back and watch the other kids dance. Now, several years later, she’s front and center in her sparkly costume, more confident in her moves and on stage. “It’s purple and it’s my favorite color and it’s just pretty,” she said proudly about her recital...
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