Special to the Enterprise
Barbra Ledford, a teacher at Harlan Elementary School, has been named president of the Friends of KET Board of Directors, a statewide network of volunteers who work to advance KET’s mission in their communities.
Members of the Friends of KET promote programs and services in their own communities, plan and host special events, and meet several times a year to share ideas for new initiatives.
Ledford, who just completed her 23rd year of teaching, is a member and former board member of the Kentucky Science Teachers Association (KSTA) and is a member of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and the Kentucky Education Association (KEA). She is a National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT), and for the past eight years, she has served as an NBCT mentor. She currently serves as president of the Harlan County 4-H Council, and in 2009 she was elected to the 4-H Centennial Hall of Fame. Ledford is a former board member for the Harlan County Boys and Girls Club and the Harlan County Cooperative Extension and has served on many Kentucky education committees and task forces.
Those interested in learning more about the Friends of KET can contact Julie Schmidt at email@example.com or (800) 255-0657.
More information about KET programming and education services, as well as how to support KET, can be found at www.ket.org.