Sunday, July 22, 2018

Southeast/South-Central co-op to host NGSS workshop

The Southeast/South-Central Educational Cooperative will host a workshop on the Next Generation Science Standards for new or relatively new science teachers July 23 at its office in London.

Virtual Math Summit offers 31 presentations for elementary teachers

Build Math Minds will host its Virtual Math Summit, a free online professional learning event featuring 31 mathematics education presentations for teachers in grades pre-K-5, from July 30-Aug. 1.

NKCES offering physical education, arts and humanities academy

The Northern Kentucky Cooperative for Educational Services will host the NKCES Regional Physical Education and Arts and Humanities Summer Academy on July 26 at North Pointe Elementary School in Hebron.

National Board Professional Learning Schools launch set for Aug. 1

The Kentucky Department of Education will host the summer’s second launch of new and continuing National Board Professional Learning Schools for 2018-2019 on Aug. 1 at the Shelby County extension office in Shelbyville.

Workshop will help educators understand progression of fractions

Green River Regional Educational Cooperative (GRREC) will host a workshop designed to help educators deepen their understanding of the progression of fractions July 24-25 at its training facility in Bowling Green.

Nominations open for KBE’s Kelly, Karem awards

The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) is accepting nominations for two of its awards, the 16th annual Joseph W. Kelly Award and the second annual David Karem Award.

Kentucky PTA to mark 100 years at annual convention

Kentucky PTA will hold its annual convention July 20-21 at Seneca High School in Louisville. The organization will celebrate 100 years of advocating for children since its formation in April 1918.

Workshop showcases environmental education curriculum

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment will host two workshops for teachers on environmental education curricula July 20 and 26 at The Arboretum in Lexington.

Math teachers’ group seeks proposals for fall conference

The Kentucky Council of Teachers of Mathematics (KCTM) is accepting proposals for the KCTM Fall Conference, which will be Nov. 3 at Frederick Douglass High School in Lexington.

Fayette teacher named Kentucky History Teacher of the Year

April Deener, a teacher at Edythe J. Hayes Middle School (Fayette County), has been named the 2018 Kentucky History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.