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.

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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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Dr. Jared Stallones, a nationally recognized expert in teacher preparation, education policy and education history, has been named chair of the University of Kentucky College of Education Department of Curriculum and Instruction. “Jared Stallones is an outstanding educator with a commitment to collaboration across schools, institutions and disciplines,” said UK College of Education Dean Mary John O’Hair. “We look forward to...
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Several Lexington principals and school leaders recently played a role in helping prepare elementary education graduates for job interviews. A seminar was held at Veterans Park Elementary in April where students learned about the application and interview process from Amy McVey, principal of Veterans Park, and Cindy Godsey, human resources associate director at Fayette County Public Schools.The students then broke into...
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