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    • 26
    • Feb
Coventry Oak Elementary 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...
    • 24
    • Jan
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 funding for 125 teachers from Fayette, Scott and Clark counties to...
    • 01
    • Sep
On the first day of Fall 2017 classes at the University of Kentucky, Dr. Kim White kicked off her course with a question. Dr. Kim White leads a UK class of pre-practicum students meeting at Garden Springs Elementary in Lexington. “Today is maybe your 16th first day of school, but today is the first day of school for me, also....
    • 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...
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    • 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 toward the understanding of and learning about China on campus and...