Who We Are & What We Do
The Kentucky Student Voice Team consists of approximately 100 self-selected students, elementary school through college, from across the Commonwealth who work to integrate students as partners to improve Kentucky schools.
We elevate the voices of young people in education research, policy, and advocacy. We conduct research and surveys; we lead education lobbying efforts; we amplify student stories through our podcast, blog, and other media; we share our findings through policy reports, presentations, and testimonies; we create and deliver workshops and more!
Since KSVT was founded we have created a community, transformed the ways in which educators and legislators understand the role and contributions of students. As a result of our efforts, education policymakers seek student input and students have become voting members on committees. In addition to changing the culture around Student Voice, we have: