Kentucky Included in i3 Federal Education Funding

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by Keith Lyons, Collaborative Center for Literacy Development Kentucky families will benefit from a new federal grant to extend reading education assistance to young readers. The Reading Recovery University Training Center at the University of Kentucky will receive $2.5 million to train 50 Reading Recovery teachers across the state each … Read More

Spotlight on Staff Member Jason Horger

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Q: What is your role at the University of Kentucky College of Education? How long have you been there? A: I’ve been working in the UK College of Education since September 1997, but at the start of August 2010, I began my new role as an academic adviser. It’s at … Read More

College of Education Co-Hosts Golf Expo

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by Brad Duncan As summer turns to fall and the cheers of football fans are in the air, the UK College of Education Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion (KHP) will be using a former UK football field to bring the game of golf to students on campus. From 9 … Read More

College of Education Takes Part in Innovation Summit

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by Amanda Nelson As one of six states in the nation selected to innovate education, Kentucky recently gathered leaders from within the state and beyond at the Hyatt Regency in Lexington to discuss the demands the 21st century have placed on learning systems. The meeting was one of six being … Read More

Silberman Receives National Education Leadership Award

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by Brad Duncan Stu Silberman, superintendent for Fayette County (Ky.) Public Schools (FCPS), received the 2010 Excellence in Educational Leadership Award from the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA). The honor was presented to Silberman at the first FCPS leadership meeting of the year by Lars Björk, chair of the … Read More

Birdwhistell Named New Dean for UK Libraries

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by Whitney Hale, UK Public Relations Terry Birdwhistell, an alumnus of the UK College of Education, has been selected as the next dean of the University of Kentucky Libraries pending approval by the UK Board of Trustees. Previously the associate dean for Special Collections and Digital Programs and co-director of … Read More

New Issue-Based Innovation Labs Tackle Challenges in P20 Education

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by Amanda Nelson Issues faced by educators and students are being tackled through the work of newly-formed issue-based labs within the Kentucky P20 Innovation Lab, housed at the University of Kentucky College of Education. The Kentucky P20 Innovation Lab launched in February and is designed to help schools establish innovative … Read More

Faculty, Students Attend AERA Annual Meeting

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By Brad Duncan UK College of Education faculty and students are headed to Denver, Colo., April 30-May 4, to take part in the annual gathering of the nation’s top educational researchers. The American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) Annual Meeting focuses on the theme “Understanding Complex Ecologies in a Changing World,” … Read More

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