Program allows students to take classes not offered in schools
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 17, 20170 — Beth Gaunce has been named Distance Learning program manager at KET.
KET’s Distance Learning program, which has provided students with access to engaging, standards-based learning since 1989, offers opportunities for students to take classes in subjects that may not otherwise be available in their schools, including courses in Spanish, German, Chinese, Latin, Physics, Economics and Arts & Humanities.
Gaunce is the former director of instructional policy and teacher personnel at Middlebury Interactive Languages, a national leader in online foreign language instruction for K-12 students.
Gaunce taught Spanish at Lexington’s Sayre School and in the Jessamine County School System for more than twenty-five years. She also previously worked as a virtual education program consultant and instructional administrator with the Kentucky Virtual High School program.
A resident of Harrodsburg, Gaunce is a graduate of the University of Kentucky, where she received her bachelor’s degree in Spanish and her master’s degree in secondary curriculum and instruction.