Communications Contact Information
Toni Konz Tatman, Chief Communications Officer
Phone: (502) 564-2000, ext. 4602
Jennifer Ginn, Assistant Director of Communications
Phone: (502) 564-2000, ext. 4601
Higher education, teacher certification, GED or other education-related information is available here.
Find data on schools and districts through Open House. Find access to the School Report Card through the School Report Card suite.
Find contact information for public schools,
non-public schools, and KDE staff responsible for programs and initiatives through Online Directory.
KDE often uses many acronyms and education related terms in the official documents. Here is a list to the most often-used education abbreviations, acronyms and vocabulary along with their meanings.
To know about the many organizations who support Kentucky's education system visit the Kentucky's Education Organizations and Resources page.
Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
The new federal education law provides Kentucky more flexibility and allows the state to design a more effective accountability system that encourages improved learning opportunities, achievement and readiness for all students.