The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) recognizes educators, organizations, and education stakeholders on an annual basis. The awards, now aligned to the vision, missions and strategic priorities of the KBE and the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), aim to honor the work and legacy of previous board members while at the same time recognizing current educators, organizations and stakeholders for extraordinary work and contributions in in the following areas:
- Diversity and Equity in Public Education
- Excellence in Education Policy
- Innovation in Special Education
- Business and Education Partnerships
- KBE Strategic Priority
One KBE award will be presented at each board meeting, with the exception of December, when the KDE will present its annual staff award.
NOMINATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED
2023 Kevin C. Brown Strategic Priority Award
Criteria for the award include:
The criteria for the award includes significant contributions and/or other efforts to support the successful adoption and implementation of a portrait of a learner by co-creating with communities a set of competencies for all learners, development of a performance assessment system, provision of deeper learning opportunities for all students and educators, and adoption of local policies to support deeper learning instruction and assessment.
Nominations are open through November 17, 2023