Education Reform in Kentucky

Here is a news clip on some of the Education Reform happenings going on in Kentucky. It is currently being aired on Cable Channel 2. Yes that’s me facilitating a workshop 8 months pregnant earlier this year!

Senate Bill 1 Basics

Today my colleague, Les Burns, and myself presented a session on Senate Bill 1 (approved in March 2009) to the College of Education at our annual Faculty Retreat (really a glorified long meeting). We presented the attached document and then facilitated discussion amongst small groups. It’s the start to a long rode of teacher education reform. I hope the faculty can start to see this as an opportunity to engage more in influencing policy decisions and getting a voice at the state level.

SB1 Presentation.UK COE Faculty Retreat

Ready to start back

After a great summer with this cute little girl, it’s time to start back to the grind. I’m looking forward to a great semester! Submitting new programs, starting programs that were just approved, and just enjoying the atmosphere of a new and cutting edge Department of STEM Education!