Education Matters

Education Matters is KET's monthly series exploring the educational issues that face Kentuckians. The program is hosted by KET's public affairs reporter, Bill Goodman.

May's Education Matters:

Growing Leaders

Monday, May 19, at 9:00 pm ET on KET

What leadership skills do Kentucky students need for success in school and beyond? What programs are in place to help Kentucky's young people become classroom and community leaders? Discover answers to these questions and more on this month's episode of Education Matters. In addition to a panel discussion, the episode includes three video segments recorded at schools where effective approaches to leadership training and experience have transformed students into leaders.

Join hosts Bill Goodman and guests for "Growing Leaders." See the complete on-air schedule.

Panelists for the program include:

  • Rachel Belin, director, Student Voice Team, Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence
  • Kathy Goff, assistant superintendent, Warren County Public Schools
  • Beth Malcom, senior program director, Kentucky YMCA Youth Association
  • Jeff Sebulsky, coordinator, Student Technology Leadership Program, Kentucky Department of Education

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Topic: Growing Leaders

Upcoming Episodes:

"Growing Leaders" is the final episode of the 2013-2014 season. Please join us in the fall for more explorations of important education issues in Kentucky. See all airdates


Special thanks to the faculty, staff, and students at Buckhorn School, Moss Middle School, and The Carter G. Woodson Academy for allowing KET to record at their facilities. Thanks, too, to the Student Technology Leadership Program for allowing us to record at the STLP state competition in Lexington.

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