Thursday, November 23, 2017

Lexington arts and science center offers programs

The Living Arts and Science Center in Lexington offers science discovery field trips, planetarium shows and outreach programs to schools.

Transportation Cabinet offers civil engineering scholarships

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is accepting applications for its Civil Engineering Scholarship and Civil Engineering Technology Scholarship programs.

Historical society offers teen video documentary program

Middle school and high school students who are interested in filmmaking and history may apply to the Kentucky Historical Society’s teen video documentary program, in which they can build skills that will help them create short video documentaries on Kentucky history.

Greeting card company holding scholarship art contest

High school students may enter The Gallery Collection’s Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest, in which they can submit original artwork, computer graphics or a photograph for the front of a greeting card.

KDE seeks help in naming new statewide instructional materials resource

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is launching an initiative to identify and develop a repository of quality instructional materials for use in classrooms...

Artisans leading hands-on holiday workshops in Berea

Registration for the Make It, Take it holiday workshops in Berea is open. With the guidance of expert artisans, master craftspeople and sustainability experts, participants can create a handmade gift worthy of becoming a family heirloom, and educators can learn new skills to share with their students and receive professional development credit.

Madison chemistry teacher wins KSTA award

Elizabeth Howard, a chemistry teacher at Madison Central High School (Madison County), has been named the 2017 Kentucky Science Teachers Association (KSTA) High School Teacher of the Year.

Grants available statewide for arts in education programs

Schools across Kentucky may request funding for arts in education programs from the Fund for the Arts through the Delta Dental Making Smiles Happen Arts in Education Initiative.

Kentucky Arts Council hosting workshops on its grants, programs

The Kentucky Arts Council is offering informational workshops throughout Kentucky in November for artists, teachers, community members and other arts shareholders interested in learning how to apply for grants, get involved with programs and otherwise work in partnership with the state arts agency.

NKU offering microcredential in environmental education

The Northern Kentucky University Center for Environmental Education is offering a microcredential in environmental education for teachers, students and professionals interested in learning more about the environment, connecting to nature and understanding how nature and the environment impact our lives.