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    • 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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    • Oct
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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    • Aug
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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    • Aug

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 August 19 from 2 to 3 p.m. EDT. A recording...
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    • Mar
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 English Language Arts. Topley recently shared about her experience at...