Elementary Education Students at Science Night

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

Student Wins Award to Study at Oxford University

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 … Read More

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 toward the understanding of and learning about China on campus and … Read More

Stallones Named Chair of Curriculum and Instruction Department

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 … Read More

Students Prepare for Job Interviews in Teaching Careers

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 … Read More

Webinar: Advancing Educator Preparation

Dr. Laurie Henry, associate dean for clinical preparation and partnerships in the University of Kentucky College of Education, is slated to be part of a webinar for the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE). The webinar, “Advancing Educator Preparation Through Clinical Practice: The Dean’s Perspective,” will be held … Read More

Graduate Ready: Recent Alum Teaching at Hayes Middle School

Recent University of Kentucky College of Education grad Kate Topley is teaching classrooms of 7th and 8th grade science students at Edythe J. Hayes Middle School in Lexington.  She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Education from UK in May 2015, majoring in Middle School Education, with concentrations in Science and … Read More

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