Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Conferences

KDE to host virtual meetings on certified evaluation plans

The Kentucky Department of Education will hold virtual meetings on certified evaluation plans for school and district leaders from 10-11 a.m. and 2-3 p.m. ET April 9.
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Jackson teacher offers at-home learning tips on PBS blog

Ashley Judd, a 1st-grade teacher at Tyner Elementary School (Jackson County), provides tips for parents and guardians who are facilitating their children’s learning during non-traditional instruction in an entry on a PBS education blog.
Announcements

KET forum will advise families balancing at-home learning, work, child care

Kentucky Educational Television will present a live forum that will offer advice to families balancing non-traditional instruction with other challenges during the COVID-19 emergency at 8 p.m. ET April 6 on KET.
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National Board offers webinars for educators working remotely

The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards is offering a series of webinars and accompanying Twitter chats for educators who are utilizing non-traditional instruction during the COVID-19 emergency.
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KAHPERD presenting daily video physical activity lessons

A task force from the Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (KAHPERD) is presenting daily mini-lessons from the SHAPE America daily activity calendar for students utilizing non-traditional instruction.
Announcements

National Board extends deadlines for certification, renewal candidates

The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards has extended several deadlines for its candidates for National Board certification due to the COVID-19 emergency.
Announcements

EKU discounting tuition for teachers in grad education programs

Eastern Kentucky University is offering a Kentucky teacher tuition discount for graduate teacher education programs taken in summer 2020. The move is to show appreciation for the dedication shown by Kentucky teachers during the COVID-19 emergency.
Announcements

KyTSA opens online store to benefit Team Kentucky Fund

The Kentucky Technology Student Association state officer team has opened a temporary online store to sell what would have been the 2020 state conference T-shirt and lapel pins, as well as other KyTSA-related items.
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NASA at Home resources bring agency’s work to students

NASA has launched a collection of resources designed to engage students in the agency’s discoveries, research and exploration from around the world and across the universe while they are utilizing non-traditional instruction.
Conferences

Cooperative hosts online training on accessible learning

The Northern Kentucky Cooperative for Educational Services will host a free online training on accessible learning that will be available throughout April.