Saturday, November 25, 2017

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.

Code.org professional learning program to accept applications for new cohort

AdvanceKentucky, a Code.org regional partner and part of the Kentucky Computer Science Initiative, will host a video conference for teachers interested in learning more about the Code.org Professional Learning Program in Kentucky from 10 a.m. to noon ET Nov. 15.

Fayette science teacher wins KSTA award

Julie Moore, a K-5 STEM lab teacher at Wellington Elementary School (Fayette County), has been named the 2017 Outstanding Elementary Science Educator by the Kentucky Science Teachers Association (KSTA).

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.

Streaming event features co-director of PBS’ ‘The Vietnam War’

Classrooms are invited to participate in a live streaming PBS Education event Nov. 8 featuring filmmaker Lynn Novick, co-director of the PBS documentary, “The Vietnam War.”

CTE programs can apply for Excellence in Action award

Applications are being accepted for the Advance CTE Excellence in Action Award, which recognizes and honors superior career and technical education programs of study from across the nation.

Proposals sought for KySTE conference

The Kentucky Society for Technology in Education (KySTE) is accepting proposals for its annual conference, the KySTE 2018 Spring Conference, which will be March 7-9 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.

Secretary of State’s Essay and Slogan Contest open

The Office of the Secretary of State’s 2017-18 Essay and Slogan Contest is accepting student entries. The contest helps students get engaged in the democratic process and demonstrate a commitment to active citizenship.

WKU to host Journalism Scholars Day

The Western Kentucky University (WKU) School of Journalism and Broadcasting will host its Journalism Scholars Day Nov. 17 in the Mass Media and Technology Hall on the WKU campus in Bowling Green.