Saturday, February 22, 2020
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 P-5.
Announcements

Kentucky Ornithological Society offers funding opportunities

The Kentucky Ornithological Society offers two funding opportunities to help students who are interested in studying birds and/or a career in the field.
Announcements

WKU Distinguished Educator Awards will celebrate educators’ contributions

The Western Kentucky University College of Education and Behavioral Sciences is accepting nominations for the inaugural WKU Distinguished Educator Awards, which will celebrate the contributions educators make to the teaching profession.
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

Kentucky 4-H encouraging schools to welcome international youth delegates

Kentucky 4-H is seeking to encourage Kentucky schools to allow international youth delegates from the States’ 4-H International Exchange Program to visit their schools in July and August.
Contests

Kentucky State Poetry Society sponsoring student contest

The 2020 Kentucky State Poetry Society (KSPS) invites students in grades 3-12 to enter its annual student poetry contest.
Recognitions

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honors Garrard student volunteer

Breanna Burkhead, a senior at Garrard County High School, was named as one of Kentucky’s top two youth volunteers of 2020 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism.
Contests

KWLA event allows students to showcase language studies

The Kentucky World Language Association’s 2020 State Showcase for world language students will be March 7 in the Cathy and Don Jacobs Building at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. The showcase allows students to show what they can do with language through assessments and projects that represent their language of study.
Conferences

Proposals sought for environmental education conference

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education is seeking proposals for its annual conference Sept. 17-19 at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park in Prestonsburg.
Announcements

McConnell Center Young Leaders Academy open to high school students

Applications are being accepted for the McConnell Center Young Leaders Academy, a summer residential leadership conference June 17-20 at the University of Louisville.