Exceptional Children

Published: 6/15/2016 9:56 AM

This site includes information on all aspects of exceptional education programs in public schools including Blind and Deaf Services, English Learners, Gifted and Talented, and Special education. 


School-Based Medicaid Services

Kentucky school districts may participate in two Medicaid School-Based Programs. School-Based Health Services and School-Based Administrative Claiming.





Nominations for the Kentucky School for the Deaf (KSD) Advisory Board

KRS 167.037 requires a KSD Advisory Board be established. The Board is to be composed of nine members appointed by the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) upon the recommendation of the Chief State School Officer (Commissioner of Education). The purpose of the board is to act in an advisory capacity to assist school leadership and make recommendations to the Commissioner of Education concerning all areas relating to the effective operation of the school.
We are currently receiving Kentucky Association for the Deaf nominations. If you would like to nominate yourself or someone else for consideration who is currently a KAD member, please complete the nomination form and return by June 30 to Gretta Hylton (Gretta.Hylton@education.ky.gov) or by U.S. Mail to:

Gretta Hylton, Director
Kentucky Department of Education
Division of Learning Services
500 Mero Street
Capital Plaza Tower, 19th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
Nominees should also include a resume and cover letter explaining your background and interest in serving on the board.


Sammie Lambert
Office of Teaching and Learning
Division of Learning Services
500 Mero Street, 18th Floor CPT
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4970
Fax (502) 564-6721