Thursday, March 23, 2017

Murray State NCTE chapter holding student poetry contest

Students in grades 6-12 are invited to enter the Potpourri Poetry Contest sponsored by the Murray State University chapter of the National Council of...
Alyssa Wray, of Boyle County High School, stands on stage with her fellow poets as she competes in the Kentucky State Finals of Poetry Out Loud. Photo by Bobby Ellis, March 7, 2017

Poetry, loud and proud

Students from across the state traveled to the Grand Theatre in Frankfort March 7 to take part in the state finals of Poetry Out Loud.

Applications open for Purchase Area Writing Project Summer Institute

The Purchase Area Writing Project Summer Institute is accepting applications for the 2017 Summer Institute, scheduled for June 5-23.

Kentucky Storytelling Conference seeks workshop proposals

The Kentucky Storytelling Conference is accepting workshop and pre-conference session proposals on any aspect of storytelling for the conference, scheduled for Nov. 3-4 at...

Deadline extended for Kentucky Reading Project

The deadline for the 2017 Kentucky Reading Project has been extended until March 15.

Kentucky Literacy Celebration: Literacy for ALL!

Originating from a mere idea in 2010 to highlight many of the great strides Kentucky has achieved in literacy across the Commonwealth, the Kentucky Literacy Celebration has served as a celebratory event in which to share the many successes throughout the state.

Equity and educator diversity in Kentucky

For the past several months, the Kentucky Department of Education has focused on developing a strategic plan to increase the number of diverse educators in Kentucky.

The gift of a good book

The Kentucky Department of Education's Veda McClain shares how she developed her love of reading and how she tries to instill it in others.

KCTE conference registration open

Registration is open for the Kentucky Council of Teachers of English/Language Arts (KCTE) annual conference Feb. 24-25 at Embassy Suites Lexington. More than 200 English/language...

Online book discussion will focus on ‘Boxers & Saints’

Primary Source – a global learning provider – is conducting a free, online book discussion for educators 7-8:15 p.m. ET on Jan. 10.