These Jessamine County Schools coaches put students back in the game of academics. The district has reduced discipline referrals with behavior coaches who don’t just monitor the actions of students with behavior issues – they work with them on how to change.
First-time candidates who run for a local school board seat this year will not have the same training requirements as those already on the board, if they are elected. The 2014 General Assembly tweaked the training hours mandate and the changes kick in Jan. 1.
School board members who attend this year’s Summer Leadership Institute will be able to take advantage of a training trifecta: a session that combines all three of the new training requirements. This year’s speakers will give board members tips about communication and dispelling the myths of “failing” public schools.