Spotlight on Staff Member Amberly Warnke

Q: What is your position with the UK College of Education? How long have you been here? A: I am a staff support associate in the Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation (EPE). I take care of most of the department’s student services issues and have been with EPE … Read More

Danner Named a Great Teacher

by Brad Duncan Professor Fred Danner was unsure what to make of the small crowd that had gathered outside his office in Dickey Hall. Danner’s fellow faculty and staff members from the Department of Educational, School and Counseling Psychology joined UK College of Education Dean Mary John O’Hair, while others … Read More

HOMEFRONT Initiative Prepares Holiday Care Packages for Troops

by Brad Duncan When freshman Morgan Lacy arrived on campus in the Fall of 2010 she had an idea. A self-proclaimed “Army Brat,” Lacy knew that military personnel stationed overseas often missed the comforts of home, whether that be a favorite candy, books to read or just a note from … Read More

Lynda Brown Wright Named American Council on Education Fellow

by Brad Duncan The American Council on Education (ACE) has named University of Kentucky College of Education Professor Lynda Brown Wright an ACE Fellow for the 2010-11 academic year. As part of her fellowship, she is spending the academic year at Georgia State University where she is working with President … Read More

Stager Receives Milken Family Foundation Award

A 4th-grade science teacher at Northern Elementary in Fayette County, Stager was notified of her award when Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday, Milken Family Foundation representative Tom Boysen and local dignitaries made a surprise visit to her school. Stager, who earned her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from UK, has … Read More

Erika Webb Named 2011 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

by Brad Duncan Named one of 24 Teacher Achievement Award Winners in September, Erika Webb was one of just eight teachers vying for the honor of Kentucky High School Teacher of the year. Not only did the University of Kentucky alumna claim that award on Oct. 19, she also beat … Read More

Kentucky P20 Innovation Lab Recognized at UK Football Game

The Wildcat football victory against South Carolina was not the only celebration taking place at Commonwealth Stadium Oct. 16. Between the first and second quarters of the game, UK President Lee T. Todd Jr. and First Lady Patsy Todd recognized Kentucky P20 Innovation Lab faculty and staff on the football … Read More

Kentucky Included in i3 Federal Education Funding

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

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