Thursday, September 19, 2019
Announcements

Raven Run Nature Sanctuary offers free field trips, travel grants

Raven Run Nature Sanctuary near Lexington offers free field trips for classes and transportation grants for Fayette County educators.
Conferences

KAPHERD convention to be held in Louisville

The Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance will hold its annual convention Oct. 13-15 at Westport Middle School and the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.
Recognitions

Bullitt school earns recognition from Special Olympics

Bullitt East High School (Bullitt County) has been recognized as a Special Olympics Unified Champion School and as a national banner recipient by Special Olympics. Bullitt East is the only Kentucky school in the 2019 class of National Banner Unified Champion Schools and one of three in Kentucky to achieve this recognition.
Announcements

Prichard Committee’s parent leadership institute accepting applications

The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence is accepting applications for the Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership Class of 2020.
Announcements

‘Student Bill of Rights,’ ‘In God We Trust’ legislation available on LRC website

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is required by law to inform district and school administrations as well as all classified staff of specific laws pertaining to the Kentucky "Student Bill of Rights" and the requirement that "In God We Trust" be placed in a prominent location in all Kentucky schools.
Conferences

Kentucky Historical Society sets teacher workshops for 2019-2020

The Kentucky Historical Society has announced the schedule for its teachers’ workshops for the 2019-2020 school year.
Announcements

Students invited to apply to U.S. Senate Youth Program

Students in grades 11-12 may apply for the 2020 United States Senate Youth Program, an educational program for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service.
Recognitions

Madison, Russell, Spencer teachers receive Earle C. Clements Award

Three Kentucky teachers are the winners of the 2019 Earle C. Clements Innovation in Education Awards from the National Archives and the University of Kentucky Libraries Wendell H. Ford Public Policy Research Center.
Conferences

School social workers’ conference to be held in Georgetown

The Kentucky Association for School Social Work will hold its fall conference Sept. 27 at Elkhorn Crossing School in Georgetown.
Conferences

Kentucky Thespian Festival to be held in Owensboro

The Kentucky Educational Theatre Association and Kentucky Thespians, an EdTA affiliate, will host the Kentucky Thespian Festival Oct. 18-19 at RiverPark Center in Owensboro.