Good News Archives

Good News articles celebrate the positive stories concerning the KCM community. Below you will find KCM's Good News articles organized chronologically. To search by subject, use the site search provided at the top of this page.

KCM to Be Part of Major NSF Grant

KCM was named a partner on a recent National Science Foundation (NSF) grant awarded to the University of Kentucky College of Education.    Read
Published October 2019

Julie Adams, KCM RC, Receives KCTM Award

KCM's own Regional Consultant Julie Adams was recently named the 2019 recipient of the Ann S. Booth MESA award by the Kentucky Council of Teachers of Mathematics (KCTM)!    Read
Published September 2019

KCM Welcomes New Executive Director

July brought sunny new changes to the KCM, as the center welcomed new Executive Director, Kelly DeLong!   Read
Published August 2019

KCM Impacts Pre_Service Teachers

A recent NKU Alumni Spotlight article has illuminated KCM's impact on elementary pre-service math teachers! KCM Faculty Associate, Funda Gonulates, was recognized for her work as a professor of the Teacher Education Department's "Teaching Elementary Mathematics" course, which was revealed to be a favorite by NKU alumni.  Read
Published June 2019

KCM Initiatives Support New Kentucky Academic Standards

The KCM is very excited to announce a series of new summer institutes with supporting online modules to help teachers effectively transition to the Kentucky Academic Standards for Mathematics (KAS-M). Collaborating with Northern Kentucky University and the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), KCM has designed these courses to highlight the mathematical connections within and across grade levels.   Read
Published May 2019

MAF Classroom Teacher Sees Outstanding KPREP Results

Jonathan Lawson, a Mathematics Achievement Fund (MAF) classroom teacher participating in KCM professional learning, from Whitley County East Elementary, celebrated a huge accomplishment this year- 100% of his 2017-18 fourth graders scored proficient or distinguished on the 2018 KPREP assessment in mathematics!   Read
Published April 2019

11th Annual KCM Conference Was a Success

Over 500 math educators from across the commonwealth came together March 11th and 12th, 2019 for the eleventh annual KCM conference, titled Connect: Fostering Mathematical Minds and Communities.   Read
Published March 2019

Cassie Allchorne to Present at the National NCTM Conference

KCM is very excited to announce that one of our community's most dedicated teachers, Cassie Allchorne, will be presenting her project on developing students' understanding of place value at the upcoming National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Conference! Selection is a highly competitive process and participation in the conference is a mark of excellence.   Read
Published October 2018

Grant County Educator Wins Prestigious Presidential Award

Kentucky Center for Mathematics (KCM) Master Coach Shannon Brickler is the 2017 recipient of the esteemed PAEMST (Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching). Shannon has been very active in KCM professional learning programs over the past five years, taking part in EERTI (Enacting Effective Response to Intervention), annual conferences, Content Coaching and co-leading the Master Coaching program.  Read
Published July 2018

KCM Community Steps Up with Statewide Support

For the first time since its inception in 2006, this year’s legislative session saw funding for the KCM in question. While certainly challenging, the outpouring of support from math education stakeholders across the Commonwealth and the receptiveness of policymakers to KCM’s message were quite uplifting.  Read
Published May 2018