August 12, 2019
BOWLING GREEN Ky.-While the Kentucky schools face a statewide teacher shortage, the Kentucky Department of Education has stepped up.
An online program called, Go Teach Kentucky, shows future teachers information about the profession. The website offers resources for those in high school, college or those wanting to switch into teaching. Assistant Superintendent of the Barren County Schools Courtni Crews said the school system has been seeing fewer applicants per position, and Go Teach Kentucky is just what the schools need.
“We’re really concerned about the lack of students that are choosing to go into teaching as their professional career,” she said.
“The fact that Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis has set up this plan has given hope to those in