Kentucky School Leaders Join Next Generation Leadership Academy

by Amanda Nelson The latest co-hort of the UK College of Education’s Next Generation Leadership Academy launched this week with 90 school leaders participating. Districts represented include: BEATHITT CASEY CLARK FLOYD JACKSON INDEPENDENT JEFFERSON JENKINS INDEPENDENT JOHNSON LEE LETCHER MAGOFFIN MASON MERCER LETCHER OWSLEY PADUCAH INDEPENDENT PIKE TRIGG WOLFE Additionally, … Read More

College of Education Students on Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll

by Amanda Nelson Several UK College of Education students from UK’s spring sports teams made the Southeastern Conference Spring Sports Academic Honor Roll. A total of 1,247 student-athletes from around the league earned spots on the honor roll, which is based on grades from the 2012 summer, 2012 fall and … Read More

COE Faculty Work With Vision, Hearing Impaired Student

by Amanda Nelson The Herald-Leader and WTVQ Channel 36 recently featured the work of UK College of Education faculty members Gerald Abner and Donna Brostek-Lee, as well as Diane Haynes, an adjunct faculty member and state-coordinator of the Kentucky Deaf-Blind Project (a federally-funded program based at the college and overseen … Read More

Inside Student Teaching: Lindsay Lash

by Amanda Nelson University of Kentucky College of Education student Lindsay Lash recently completed what she calls the most beneficial semester of her college career – student teaching at Athens-Chilesburg Elementary in Lexington. However, Lash’s first couple years at UK were difficult. She has a moderate-to-severe hearing impairment that has … Read More

Student Teacher Profile: Julia Janecek

by Amanda Nelson As a college freshman, Julia Janecek knew she wanted to become a teacher, but was nervous about managing a classroom. She just completed her student-teaching at Athens Chilesburg Elementary and says the teacher preparation program at the University of Kentucky College of Education has built up her … Read More

Education Student’s Passion for Teaching, Leading Recognized

by Amanda Nelson Jacqueline Horsman cannot remember a day she did not want to be a teacher. In her final semester as a UK College of Education student, Horsman has been honored with a 2013 Kentucky Education Association Marvin Dodson-Carl Perkins KEA $2,000 Scholarship. Horsman discovered her love for working … Read More

UK College of Education Hosts Educators from China

by Amanda Nelson The University of Kentucky College of Education and UK Confucius Institute recently helped host educators from China who were visiting to learn more about how private and innovative public schools in the U.S. are organized, governed and lead as well as gain an understanding of how curricula … Read More

Browne-Ferrigno to Give Keynote at Auburn Spring Leadership Institute

Staff Report UK College of Education Associate Professor Tricia Browne-Ferrigno will travel to Auburn University in late April to work with faculty in the Educational Leadership program and deliver the keynote address at the Auburn University’s spring Leadership Institute on the theme “Celebrating Partnerships.” Recognizing Browne-Ferrigno’s expertise in the area … Read More

Rostosky to Receive Alumnus Award from UT

Staff Report Sherry Rostosky, professor in the UK College of Education Department of Educational, School and Counseling Psychology, will receive the 2013 Distinguished Alumnus award from the Department of Psychology in the University of Tennessee College of Arts & Sciences. “I am very excited to be the first counseling psychologist … Read More

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