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Middle School teacher Deb Waddell in national news

Adair County Middle School science teacher Deb Waddell was interviewed for and featured in an Associated Press story July 21, 2020 by Kantele Franko.

In the article, titled 'Virus concerns nudge some teachers toward classroom exits', she shared her concerns as well as her determination to make things work for everyone.

She said that while retiring isn't financially feasible right now, she does worry since she and her immediate family are in a higher risk category due to health issues.

She is planning and working out adjustments to classroom processes so that everyone in her room will be as safe as possible.

President of the Adair County Education Association (ACEA), Deb said the Kentucky Education Association is working closely with the Kentucky Department of Education to help provide more precise information to teachers about returning to school and is working hard to make sure there are safety measures in place for students and teachers. The website has more information.

Click here for the outline on reopening Adair County schools, fall 2020.

This story was posted on 2020-07-25 03:46:31
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ACMS Teacher Deb Waddell in front of camera

2020-07-25 - Adair County, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener, archives.

Deb Waddell, Adair County Middle School science teacher and President of the Adair County Education Association, is usually behind the camera reporting on good news and accomplishments of students and faculty.

This time, however, she was the subject of the story, quoted among teachers responding in an Associated Press story this week.

She shared her concerns as well as her determination to make things work as safely as possible for everyone in school during this time of the Coronavirus.

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