Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Teachers Advisory Council members needed

The Teachers Advisory Council (TAC) is designed to improve the educational landscape of Kentucky by providing the commissioner of education with direct input from Kentucky’s classrooms.

SOAR presents Remake Learning Days Across America

In partnership with Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR), eastern Kentucky will host Remake Learning Days Across America (RLDAA) April 22-May 2. RLDAA includes family-friendly learning events designed to engage caregivers, parents and children.

NGPF hosting April 22 session with Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition

Next Gen Personal Finance (NGPF) is hosting its final virtual professional development session in their partnership with the Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition.

‘Middle School Career Studies Webinar Series’ now available

The Kentucky Department of Education's Office of Career and Technical Education has released a "Middle School Career Studies Webinar Series" to support implementation of the Kentucky Academic Standards for Career Studies and development of students’ Individual Learning Plans (ILP). These are now available on the KDE Media Portal.

Kentucky State Poetry Society accepting entries for 2021 Student Poetry Contest

The Kentucky State Poetry Society is accepting entries for its 2021 Student Poetry Contest.

Social Studies Student Work Samples- A Workshop for Teachers

A unique opportunity is available for K-12 social studies teachers to learn how to implement assignments strongly aligned to the Kentucky Academic Standards (KAS) for Social Studies using the Social Studies Student Assignment Library.

McConnell Center accepting applications for Young Leaders Academy

The University of Louisville’s McConnell Center is accepting applications for the 2021 Young Leaders Academy.
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Fayette County teacher chosen as NASA Airborne Astronomy Ambassador

Jenny McCall, an 8th-grade integrated science teacher at Winburn Middle School (Fayette County), was selected as a 2021 NASA Airborne Astronomy Ambassador (AAA).

National Museum of the American Indian offering series of virtual learning events

The National Museum of the American Indian is offering a series of virtual professional learning opportunities.

Kentucky Jump$tart offering free financial literacy sessions

Kentucky Jump$tart and Next Gen Personal Finance (NGPF) are partnering to provide Kentucky educators with free virtual professional development opportunities.