Tuesday, May 22, 2018

The Henry Ford awards recognize innovative teachers

Nominations are open for The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation Teacher Innovator Awards. The awards recognize teachers who demonstrate an original and creative approach to teaching, exhibit resourcefulness, engage students and are making a positive impact on not only their classroom but their community, colleagues, administrators, school, and/or district.

Program offers grants for education, welfare outside school settings

The Kars4Kids Small Grants Program is accepting applications for grants for furthering children’s welfare and education in Kentucky.

National STEM Scholar Program accepting applications for 2018 cohort

Applications are being accepted for the 2018 cohort of the National STEM Scholar Program, an advanced professional learning program for middle school science teachers to be held June 3-9 on the campus of Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green.

Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program open to educators

Applications are being accepted for the Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program at the U.S. Department of Education (USED), which provides opportunities for qualified educators to participate in short-term seminars abroad – mainly on topics in the social sciences, social studies and the humanities – for the purpose of improving their understanding and knowledge of the peoples and cultures of other countries.

Applications open for KDE’s Teachers Advisory Council

Applications are being accepted for the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) Teachers Advisory Council (TAC), a group of about 40 teacher leaders from across the state who contribute crucial, diverse perspectives on education.

Applications opening soon for Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy grant

KyCL-FLUENT, the title of Kentucky’s birth to grade 12 approach to literacy planning, addresses the gaps in early learning, transition points along the way and issues of equity.

Applications open for P21 Exemplar Program

Applications are being accepted for the 2018-19 cohort of the Partnership for 21st Century Learning’s (P21) Exemplar Program, which highlights best practices in early learning centers, schools, districts and beyond school spaces that are preparing students for college, career and life.

Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs accepting applications

Applications are being accepted for the 2018 Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs June 24-July 14 at Transylvania University in Lexington. The program is open to students in grades 9-11, and participants can earn high school class credit and scholarships to Kentucky colleges and universities.

Covington Partners coordinator named an Afterschool Ambassador

Tom Haggard, a resource development coordinator at Covington Partners, which works with Covington Independent schools to promote youth development, has been named one of 15 afterschool leaders from around the nation to serve as Afterschool Ambassadors for 2017-18 by the Afterschool Alliance.

Coding skills training program open to seniors in three districts

High school seniors in three Kentucky districts – Eminence Independent, Jefferson County and Shelby County – may apply to a training program in which they can develop digital, business and life skills to help them pursue careers in technology.