Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Nominations open for KWLA awards

The Kentucky World Language Association is seeking nominations for Outstanding New Teacher, Outstanding Post-Secondary Teacher, Outstanding Teacher (K-16), Outstanding Administrator, Lifetime Achievement, and Amici Linguarum – or “Friend of Languages.”

Jefferson teacher awarded grant for Library of Congress Institute

Pam Coomer, a library media specialist at Fairdale High School (Jefferson County), has been named a 2016 Fund for Teachers (FFT) Fellow. With her $3,200...

Super Science Olympics coming to your library

The Living Arts & Science Center in Lexington has introduced a new program just in time for summer, the Super Science Olympics.

Grants available to support teacher leadership projects

The U.S. Department of Education is collaborating with ASCD and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards to provide direct support to teachers to strengthen professional development and improve student outcomes.

KDE encouraging students to take part in summer reading programs

The Kentucky Department of Education and the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives are collaborating to encourage students to participate in the state’s 2016 summer reading programs.

Check out Global Leadership Week recordings

Global Leadership Week (GLW), which was celebrated April 25-29, was a week-long convening of virtual and face-to-face events designed to celebrate leadership through global action in K-20 education.

Nominations open for KSD Advisory Board

The Kentucky Department of Education is accepting nominations for the Kentucky School for the Deaf Advisory Board. Nominations to serve as the representative for...

Governor’s video encourages students taking K-PREP test

Gov. Matt Bevin has filmed a message for students who are taking K-PREP tests this year. Bevin encourages students by asking them to do...

KBE award honors businessperson’s service to education

The Kentucky Board of Education is accepting nominations for the 15th annual Joseph W. Kelly Award, which honors a businessperson who has offered outstanding...

Kentucky Paleontological Society to meet April 29

"Past, Present and Future Research at the Famous Coral Beds of the Falls of the Ohio State Park” is the topic of the next meeting of The Kentucky Paleontological Society April 29.