"Upon the subject of education...I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we, as a people, can be engaged in."

- Abraham Lincoln, Kentucky native

WHAT IS TEACH KENTUCKY?

Teach Kentucky is a selective teacher recruitment program seeking to attract motivated young people to teach in Kentucky’s public schools, enhancing the quality of education for our students and enriching our civic life by retaining these bright young minds in the region. Based in Louisville—a vibrant, forward-thinking city with a rich history—Teach Kentucky places the majority of its teachers within our metropolitan area.

For our students, the experience of being nurtured by a bright, energetic young teacher is exciting and inspiring. For our teachers, the experiences they collect are deeply rewarding, both in the classroom and in the Louisville community at large—the kinds of experiences that last a lifetime.

WHO DO WE RECRUIT?

Most of our recruits have not yet earned teacher certification. We attract individuals with strong content knowledge who are interested in pursuing an alternative route to their Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) certification while they teach full-time—and earn a full-time salary.

Many of our recruits come from top-tier colleges and universities like Notre Dame, Centre, Michigan, Middlebury, Vanderbilt and Yale, but any high-achieving graduate or senior from an accredited four-year institution is encouraged to apply. Content knowledge and a desire to teach are the primary attributes we look for.

If you want to earn valuable teaching experience, a full-time salary and your MAT degree, all while living in a vibrant and attractive city, apply to Teach Kentucky today.

PROGRAM ACHIEVEMENTS

Teach Kentucky’s mission is to attract highly-motivated young people to teach in our public schools.

Teachers recruited
Percent Not from Kentucky
Students Taught
New Residents brought by teachers to Kentucky

RECENT POSTS

Teach Kentucky's female staff members at the 2016 Women 4 Women annual luncheon.

L-R: Isabel Lake, Board chair Sandra Hinojosa Hubbard, Elizabeth Mays, Rebecca Barnwell
19
Sep
Teach Kentucky Recognized at 2016 Women 4 Women Annual Luncheon

Teach Kentucky (TKY) was recognized as one of eight grant recipients at the 2016 Women 4 Women Annual Luncheon on Friday, September 16th

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01 May 1996 --- The skyline of Louisville at night, on the Ohio River, with the riverboats  and , docked for Derby Fesitival. --- Image by © Kevin R. Morris/CORBIS
15
Sep
Louisville Ranked in the Top Ten US Cities Where Salary Goes the Furthest.

Louisville is one of those rare cities where there is a ton going on yet is still very affordable. Our teachers love that they can have a comfortable lifestyle on an educator’s salary.

Posted in: Life in Louisville, Misc,
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08
Sep
TKY Veteran Jonathan Perez Awarded Fulbright Scholarship.

Third year teacher Jonathan Perez has been selected to receive one of 15 Fulbright scholarships awarded to University of Louisville students this year! He will be teaching English in Brazil starting in February, 2017.

Posted in: Teacher Leadership, TKY Inspiration and Stories,
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