News & Events

    • 17
    • May
Jennifer Meo-Sexton, a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Education, is the 2018 Kentucky Middle School Teacher of the Year. Belinda Raye Furman, the 2018 Kentucky Elementary School Teacher of the Year from Sherman Elementary (Grant County), Kellie Clark, the 2018 Kentucky Teacher of the Year from Randall K. Cooper High School (Boone County), Jennifer Meo-Sexton, the 2018...
    • 15
    • May
Three graduate students from the University of Kentucky College of Education are among 11 students across the nation selected for research fellowships by the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance project. The fellowships are part of a multi-year initiative to improve the teaching of slavery in K-12 schools across the nation. The fellows from UK, Carly Muetterties, Ryan Lewis...
    • 13
    • May

Class of 2017!

Congratulations to the University College of Education's class of 2017! Here's a look behind the scenes at the May commencement ceremony on Sunday. Read More → -->
    • 05
    • May
  When Chelsea Adams graduated from the University of Kentucky, she had 18 guests come to the ceremony — her parents, cousins, aunts, uncles, and people she describes as family, but who aren’t “blood-related.” While the event brought them together, the bachelor’s degree marked a distance between Adams’ present life and the one she left behind in Lee County. Chelsea...
    • 10
    • Apr
A workshop on current challenges facing educators, “The New Normal: Election Reverberations in School and Classroom,” will take place from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 13 in 109 Dickey Hall. The event, geared toward teachers and teacher educators, is free and open to the public.  The talk will be given by Maureen Costello, executive director of Teaching Tolerance, a...