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Education Leaders Offer Advice to Pre-Service Teachers During Seminar

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Breckinridge Elementary Principal Michael Price talks with students following the principal panel discussion.

UK College of Education students doing practicums and student teaching got a chance to hear from key contacts in the field during a seminar at the Singletary Center for the Arts.

Among the presenters were¬†Jimmy Adams, executive director of the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board, who spoke about maintaining enthusiasm for teaching and teachers’ effectiveness in the classroom.

Fayette County principals Lester Diaz (Frederick Douglass High School), Beth Randolph (SCAPA), and Michael Price (Breckinridge Elementary) conducted a panel discussion on hiring practices and expectations of beginning teachers, moderated by Dr. Sharon Brennan, director of field and clinical experiences for the college