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Commissioner of Education

Kentucky Coalition for Advancing Education

Published: 10/1/2021 2:10 PM

Kentucky Coalition for Advancing Education

Under the leadership of Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass, the Kentucky Department of Education, the Center for Innovation in Education (C!E) and the Kentucky Board of Education have partnered to create a vision for public education in the Commonwealth. The statewide coalition is bringing together perspectives from across the Commonwealth to drive this work forward. The coalition is co-creating a vision with communities, foster local innovations and advance policy recommendations to shape the future of education in Kentucky.

Kentucky Teacher Spotlight: Representative Ed Massey
"Earlier this year I was asked to participate in the Kentucky Coalition for Advancing Education (KCAE). As an individual who has been involved in Kentucky’s educational system for nearly 30 years, I welcomed this invitation." Read More Here

School Leaders

"Our experience with the Kentucky Coalition for Advancing Education has given us hope for change in our educational system, a change that will reflect the voices of district and school leaders, teachers, students, families and community members." Read More Here

Shelby County Administrator

"As the chief academic officer for Shelby County, I was excited to participate in the Kentucky Coalition for Advancing Education (KCAE)." Read More Here

Recent Graduate

"As a student, participating in several discussions with education stakeholders from all corners of the Commonwealth during the 2021 Commissioner’s Virtual Listening Tour was an excellent experience." Read More Here

Parent Perspective

"After attending one of the sessions on the 13-stop listening tour, it was immediately obvious the goal was to address perceived education trends and concerns most stakeholders probably had. Although condensed, the guided questions used during the tour – called empathy interviewing – allowed participants to share their thoughts and opinions with the Kentucky Department of Education, which would be used as a jumping off point to formulate a much larger plan." Read More Here

News Releases and Advisories

​Karen Dodd
Office of the Commissioner of Education
Strategic Planning and Research
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-2102 Ext. 4700
Fax (502) 564-7749

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