Pursuant to KRS 158.186, before Sept. 15 of each year the commissioner of education must distribute copies of KRS 158.183, which details the “rights of students,” and KRS 158.195, which requires each public elementary and secondary school to “display the national motto” of the United States.
The Kentucky Department of Education will be hosting the 2021-2022 Annual District Health Coordinators’ Conference from 8:30 a.m.-noon on Sept. 15. Due to increasing cases of COVID-19, this conference will be a virtual Teams Live meeting.
The U.S. Census Bureau is inviting K-12 educators to become an ambassador for its Statistics in Schools (SIS) program, a free education program with activities created by teachers, for teachers, that leverage census data to create engaging and easily downloadable classroom activities for students.
Ten outstanding teachers from across the state – four elementary, three middle and three high school – are semifinalists for the 2022 Kentucky Teacher of the Year award, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and Valvoline Inc. announced on Aug. 2.
Early bird registration is open for the Kentucky Association for Environmental Education’s (KAEE’s) 45th annual conference. The virtual conference will take place Sept. 22-25, and will include online recorded sessions, virtual happy hours, in-person pre-conference outdoor meet-ups and environmental education information.
Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Appalachia is hosting a webinar on applying lessons learned from remote and hybrid instruction to post-pandemic contexts for K-12 educators and instructional coaches.
Morehead State University’s (MSU’s) Volgenau College of Education announced a new scholarship program, the Appalachian Future Educators (AFE) Scholars Program, for new teacher candidates from Appalachian counties.
Chiffon Winston, a paraeducator who teaches digital literacy to 1st- through 5th-graders at McNabb Elementary (Paducah Independent), has been awarded the 2021 Educational Support Professional of the Year Award presented by the Kentucky Education Association (KEA).
The Southeast South-Central Educational Cooperative (SESC) announced a new initiative to address student learning loss that may have occurred during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two Fayette County Public Schools (FCPS) school resource officers (SROs) have been selected by the Kentucky Association of School Resource Officers (KYASRO) to receive awards for their exemplary service.