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Paul Laurence Dunbar music instructor Tiffany Marsh named state’s 2019 High School Teacher of the Year

Tiffany Marsh, a vocal music teacher at Paul Laurence Dunbar, is Kentucky’s 2019 High School Teacher of the Year. She was among three finalists for the overall statewide honor, which went to a special education teacher in Oldham County. Tiffany MarshCo-sponsors Valvoline and the Kentucky Department of Education made the announcements during a May 15 ceremony at the Berry Mansion in Frankfort. Lt....

Ky. celebrates 316 new board-certified teachers, ranks seventh in nation for number with designation

Kentucky is celebrating 316 newly certified National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs), the fifth largest class of NBCTs in the nation. With 3,601 NBCTs, Kentucky ranks seventh in the nation for the percentage of teachers who are board-certified (8.6 percent) and eighth in the nation for the total number of board-certified teachers. This large class of newly board-certified teachers, the second largest...

Fayette County Public Schools now has 200 teachers with National Board Certifications

  By Tammy L. Lane Fayette County Public Schools   A dozen more local teachers recently earned National Board Certification, which is a demonstration of their practice as measured against high and rigorous standards. That brings the total to 200 throughout Fayette County Public Schools, including 10 already-certified teachers who joined the district in 2014-2015.   National Board Certification...

Nineteen Fayette County Public School teachers earn National Board Certification

Nineteen more local teachers recently earned National Board Certification, a demonstration of one’s practice as measured against high and rigorous standards. That brings the total to 172 throughout Fayette County Public Schools, including nine already-certified teachers who joined the district in 2012-2013.   Offered on a voluntary basis and valid for 10 years, the advanced system complements...