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Encouraging a Child’s Educational Journey

Making a Difference

KET programs and services help people improve their lives every day. But you don’t have to take our word for it. On these pages, Kentuckians tell their own compelling and inspiring stories of how KET has helped them achieve goals, become more effective in their own work, or simply get more out of life.

A portrait of Kaitlynne Bolinger smiling wearing a patterned blouse and a green jacket.

Encouraging a Child’s Educational Journey

Research shows that the first five years of a child’s life are crucially important. In that short span, nearly 90 percent of a child’s brain develops, forming the complex map […]

John Domaschko smiling in a blue shirt.

Meeting Kentucky’s Needs

When John Domaschko first joined KET’s governing board in 1994, he acknowledges he didn’t know a whole lot about the network aside from that it delivered educational content to Kentucky […]

A photo portrait of Tim Tassie seated in a striped shirt.

The joy of Giving Back

Tim Tassie said he first discovered the value of KET in the early 1970s when he was working as a middle school science teacher in Louisville. KET had begun transmitting […]

Filmmakers Elaine and Dorian Walker standing smiling in front of an old bi-plane.

A Gateway to Great Storytelling

When filmmakers Dorian and Elaine Walker of Bowling Green began researching America’s first war aircraft, known as the “Liberty Plane,” it became apparent they had stumbled onto a surprisingly moving […]

A split image of Colmon Elridge smiling in a gray jacket and J. McCauley “Mac” Brown smiling in a blue jacket

Keeping Kentucky Informed

Being an informed voter – and citizen – might seem easier today than ever before given the number of news and political sources available. But there’s also a risk of […]