Kentucky teachers http://wkyufm.org en Hundreds of KY Teachers Earn Top Certification http://wkyufm.org/post/hundreds-ky-teachers-earn-top-certification <p>More than 260 Kentucky teachers were awarded national certification in 2012, ranking the state seventh nationally for the number of teachers earning that achievement.</p><p>National Board Certification is administered by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards as is considered a top achievement in the profession.</p><p>The Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board says in a news release that the top ten states with the highest number of teachers certified in 2012 were North Carolina, Washington, Illinois, California, Arkansas, South Carolina, Kentucky, Virginia, Maryland and New York. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 12:26:29 +0000 Associated Press 24615 at http://wkyufm.org Kentucky Panel Looking at Teacher Recruitment, Preparation http://wkyufm.org/post/kentucky-panel-looking-teacher-recruitment-preparation <p>A team of experts examining ways to improve teacher quality in Kentucky is using its second meeting to discuss recruitment and preparation. The Prichard Committee Team on Teacher Effectiveness meets Tuesday in Frankfort. Tue, 11 Sep 2012 13:00:01 +0000 Associated Press 18950 at http://wkyufm.org Kentucky Panel Looking at Teacher Recruitment, Preparation