Saturday, May 26, 2018

Fayette superintendent recognized by Education Week

Manny Caulk, superintendent of Fayette County schools, has been named one of the 2018 Leaders to Learn From by Education Week.

Clements award recognizes high school history, civics teachers

Applications are now being accepted for the Earle C. Clements Innovation in Education Award for Civics and History Teachers, which recognizes promising and innovative Kentucky high school history or civics teachers.

Berea Festival of Learnshops registration open

Registration is open for the Berea Festival of Learnshops, scheduled for July 13-29.

Crushed stone association offers workshop on Kentucky’s rocks, minerals

The Kentucky Crushed Stone Association will hold its annual teachers’ workshop June 19-20 at the Georgetown College Leadership and Conference Center in Georgetown.

Fayette teacher receives Junior Achievement award

Cindy Gatsos, a business education teacher at Southern Middle School (Fayette County), has been named the Junior Achievement of the Bluegrass Teacher of the Year.

Kentucky Youth Storytelling Competition open to students

The Kentucky Youth Storytelling Competition, a statewide effort by the Kentucky Storytelling Association to develop, encourage and highlight the talent of young storytellers, is open to children ages 7-17.

Kentucky Writing Project offers summer professional learning courses

The Kentucky Writing Project is offering several professional learning courses through its summer academy and summer professional development programs.

Reach the World offers free access to virtual exchange programs

Reach the World, which facilitates virtual exchange journeys between K-12 classrooms based in the U.S. and volunteer travelers who are studying, teaching and working around the world, is offering Kentucky schools and teachers the opportunity for free access to its global education programs for the remainder of the 2017-18 school year and at the beginning of the 2018-19 school year.

Let’s TALK conference to be held in Elizabethtown

Registration is open for the Let’s TALK: Conversations About Effective Teaching conference June 18-19 at John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.

Environmental education organizations to discuss master plan

Educators are invited to provide input on Kentucky’s environmental education master plan and the strategic plans of the Kentucky Association for Environmental Education, the Kentucky Environmental Education Council and the Kentucky University Partnership for Environmental Education at one of seven meetings to be held this winter and spring across Kentucky.