Thursday, February 21, 2019
Conferences

K-5 teachers invited to apply for Kentucky Reading Project

Applications are being accepted for the Kentucky Reading Project, a year-long graduate-level course focused on research-based literacy instruction for teachers in grades K-5.
Announcements

KDE working conditions survey moved to fall

The Kentucky Department of Education’s biannual survey of working conditions, the TELL Kentucky survey, will be delayed for several months while KDE works through a request for proposals process to identify a vendor to administer the survey.
Conferences

Families Learning Conference seeking proposals

The National Center for Families Learning is accepting proposals for its annual Families Learning Conference Nov. 4-6 at the Louisville Marriott Downtown.
Conferences

KDE hosting edcamp for school leaders in Richmond

The Kentucky Department of Education will hold its annual Leadership EdCamp: For Principals by Principals on March 27 at the Perkins Building on the campus of Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond.
Announcements

Honor an educator through UK recognition program

The University of Kentucky College of Education invites people to honor a teacher, professor, principal or other education professional who has made a difference through the Teachers Who Made a Difference program.
Announcements

Free teen depression webinar on March 21

Families for Depression Awareness is presenting a free “Understanding Teen Depression” webinar 7-8:15 p.m. ET March 21.
Announcements

WKU offering study abroad in the UK this summer

The School of Teacher Education at Western Kentucky University is offering three to six hours of credit in the United Kingdom June 28-July 8.
Announcements

Virtual reality equipment grants available

Fios.Verizon.com is offering two $1,000 grants for kindergarten to grade 12 teachers. To apply, instructors need to submit a creative lesson plan detailing how you would use virtual reality equipment in your classroom.
Contests

2019 Kentucky Derby Poster Contest

High school students throughout the Commonwealth are invited to submit their own rendition of what they think Derby day looks like in a contest to design a Derby poster the governor and first lady will display in the Capitol.
Contests

Entries sought for tick-borne disease prevention poster contest

The Kentucky Department for Public Health is inviting school-age children across the Commonwealth to create and submit original artwork for a chance to win cash prizes in a tick-borne disease prevention poster contest sponsored by the Northern Kentucky Independent District Health Department.