Saturday, January 22, 2022
Contests

Applications open for the 2022 Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes

The online application process for the 2022 Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes is now open.
Conferences

Kentucky Science Teachers Association hosting 2022 virtual conference

The Kentucky Science Teachers Association (KSTA) is hosting its annual conference virtually on Feb. 25- 26. This year’s theme is “Moving Forward: Inspiring Science Teaching and Learning.”
Conferences

Educators invited to Shelby County’s Share Fair on Feb. 26

Shelby County Public Schools invites educators and community members to the seventh annual Share Fair at the Southside Elementary campus on Feb. 26 from 8 a.m. to noon ET.
Contests

Secretary of State Office’s 2021 essay and slogan contest deadline extended to Jan 31.

Kentucky Secretary of State Michael Adams is extending the deadline for submissions to his Office’s 2021 essay and slogan contests to 5 p.m. ET on Jan. 31. The winners will receive prizes and be honored during a public ceremony.
Announcements

Applications open for 2022 National STEM Scholar Program

Applications are now open for middle school science teachers wishing to apply for a spot in the 2022 class of the National STEM Scholar Program, a unique professional development program providing advanced STEM training, national network building and “big idea” project support for the teachers of aspiring scientists nationwide.
Contests

WKU seeking entries for fifth annual English high school writing contests

The Western Kentucky University (WKU) English department is sponsoring writing contests in literature, composition and creative writing for Kentucky high school students.
Contests

KET Education welcomes entries for 2022 Young Writers Contest

Kentucky Educational Television (KET) Education has announced the Young Writers Contest is back for 2022. The contest has been updated to include new, inclusive grade levels and a graphic novel category.
Contests

Nominate a student for the Billy Michal Student Leadership Award

Educators are invited to nominate a student in grades 8-12 for the chance to win a trip to the National WWII Museum’s American Spirit Awards. The award ceremony will be held on June 9-10 in New Orleans.
Contests

T4 Education hosting competition for World’s Best School

T4 Education – a global organization committed to providing engaging tools, initiatives and events for teachers to improve education – is hosting a competition for schools to win the title of “World’s Best School” and a share of the $250,000 prize award. The award celebrates school achievement and success.
Announcements

Kentucky Out-of-School Alliance offering free afterschool STEM education programs

The Kentucky Out-of-School Alliance (KYOSA) is taking steps to improve the quality of the future workforce in Kentucky for STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and computer science careers by offering the online learning platform Learning Blade to afterschool and summer enrichment programs across Kentucky free of charge.