Sunday, February 25, 2018

Two mathematics learning conferences set for March

Looking to strengthen you skills in March? Check out these upcoming professional learning conferences.

Personnel Cabinet poster contest open to students

Students ages 6-16 are invited to participate in the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet’s 2018 Public Service Recognition Poster Contest, which is intended to increase awareness of the achievements and contributions of state employees in the workplace and their communities.

Kentucky NEED Project to hold Energy Education Workshop

Registration is open for the Kentucky NEED Project Energy Education Workshop, a free professional learning opportunity for teachers March 15 at the International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro.

Fall library conference seeking session proposals

The 2018 Kentucky Library Association/Kentucky Association of School Librarians Conference will be Sept. 19-22 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.

CTE students heading to the capitol for Student Leadership Day

On Feb. 13, approximately 250 career and technical education students from across the state will descend on the Kentucky State Capitol for Student Leadership Day.

Kentucky Historical Society offering field trips, scholarships to cover admission

The Kentucky Historical Society offers field trips to the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History and scholarships for eligible schools.

Kentucky Reading Project applications available

Applications are open for the 2018-19 Kentucky Reading Project (KRP), a yearlong, graduate-level course focused on research-based literacy instruction and sponsored by the Collaborative Center for Literacy Development (CCLD) that has trained more than 3,800 teachers throughout the state since it began in 1999.

Algebra 2 EOC field test face-to-face training offered

Educators can sign up now for a face-to-face training session being offered by the Kentucky Department of Education for the new Algebra 2 end-of-course assessment.

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation accepting grant proposals

The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, which fosters children’s love of reading and creative expression in America’s diverse culture, is celebrating the 30th year of its mini-grant program with a call for proposals.

National Council of Teacher of Mathematics president-elect to visit Louisville

The Greater Louisville Council of Teachers of Mathematics (GLTCM) will hold its winter meeting featuring National Council of Teachers of Mathematics President-Elect Robert Berry on Feb. 15 at Louisville Collegiate School.