Thursday, September 21, 2017

Kentucky Reading Association Conference registration open

Registration is open for the Kentucky Reading Association (KRA) Conference Oct. 26-28 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.

Science award program encourages exploration in cancer research

High school students who are interested in cancer research may apply for the Emperor Science Award program, an initiative designed to empower them to become the next generation of cancer researchers.

Mammoth Cave hosting climate change workshop

Mammoth Cave National Park, Western Kentucky University and the Kentucky University Partnership in Environmental Education (KUPEE) will offer a climate change workshop for middle school and high school teachers Oct. 28 at Mammoth Cave.

Students invited to see Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’ in Murray

The Murray Shakespeare Festival will host two daytime performances of “Macbeth” for students March 7-8 at Murray State University’s Lovett Auditorium.

KEEC hosting water quality workshop at Red River Gorge

The Kentucky Environmental Education Council (KEEC) will hold a water quality and conservation workshop Sept. 13 at the Gladie Visitor Center at Red River Gorge near Pine Ridge.

Registration open for Kentucky science teachers’ conference

Registration is open for the Kentucky Science Teachers Association (KSTA) Conference on Science Education, which will be Nov. 9-11 at the Lexington Convention Center and Hyatt Regency Hotel.

Student art contest to promote safety on the roads

The U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has launched the Road Safety Kids’ Art Contest for students in grades K-6 as part of its goal of reducing crashes, injuries and fatalities involving large trucks and buses.

Registration open for Kentucky Junior Historical Society conference

Registration is open for the Kentucky Junior Historical Society (KJHS) Conference Nov. 9-10 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History and the Old State Capitol in Frankfort.

Grants available for projects on water quality, water conservation

The Kentucky Environmental Education Council will award $22,750 in grant funding to schools for service learning projects that focus on water quality or water conservation.

Funding available to establish TSA programs at middle, high schools

The Verizon Foundation and the Technology Student Association is offering a grant opportunity for new schools to help them launch a TSA program.