Wednesday, June 20, 2018

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.

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.

Presidential math, science teaching award nominations open

Nominations are open for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST), the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government specifically for K-12 mathematics and science teaching.

MLK commission offers leadership awards, student contests

Nominations are open for the inaugural Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Adult and Youth Leadership Awards, presented by the Martin Luther King Jr. State Commission to recognize adult and youth leaders in Kentucky who embody King’s life and work.

NOAA climate stewards project open to educators

Applications are being accepted for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Planet Stewards Education Project (PSEP), which provides educators with the knowledge and resources to build scientifically literate individuals and communities that are prepared to respond to environmental challenges monitored by NOAA.