News & Events

    • 29
    • Jul
  The College of Education played a significant part in UK’s first GEAR UP Kentucky Summer Academy@UK, which took place June 22 through July 11. In partnership with the Council on Postsecondary Education and the UK Division of Undergraduate Education, this college and career readiness initiative brought nearly 85 high school sophomores to the UK campus to live and learn. By...
    • 28
    • Jul
  The UK College of Education is welcoming the fourth cohort of Kentucky school leaders into its Next Generation Leadership Academy. This program takes school leaders who know the system needs to change and helps them work through implementation of innovative plans. “This program gives us the core information about what’s happening in education. It allows us to connect with some of...
    • 25
    • Jul
The Undergraduate Certificate in Leadership Studies (link) prepares students to lead, live, and work in an interconnected and interdependent global community.  This new 18-credit undergraduate certificate program is currently accepting students for Fall 2014. (view flyer here) “There is no application process,” says faculty director Dr. Jayson Richardson. “Simply tell us you want to join. The certificate is rather flexible to meet the demands of your...
    • 24
    • Jul

Full STEAM Ahead

Just because school is out for summer doesn't mean every student is taking a break from learning.  Many students from the Fayette County Public School's (FCPS) STEAM Academy have participated in labs and even undergraduate research at the University of Kentucky to further enhance their already innovative educational experience.

The STEAM Academy (which stands for science, technology,...

    • 22
    • Jul

Impact on Kentucky Education

Students, faculty, administrators and staff in the University of Kentucky College of Education have been hard at work this summer, making progress on a number of programs and initiatives that are innovating P-12 learning, leadership and assessment in Kentucky schools.

"The College of Education’s faculty, staff, students and collaborators feel as committed and responsible for the success...