Sunday, December 8, 2019

Nelson administrator, former KDE associate commissioner receives national CTE award

Laura Arnold, director of workforce development for Nelson County schools, has been named the 2020 the Association for Career and Technical Education Administrator of the Year.

KET offers free multimedia workshops for educators, students

Kentucky Educational Television offers free workshops in multimedia production and related topics for educators and students in the KET Media Lab at the KET Network Center in Lexington.

Wayne principal named a National Distinguished Principal by NAESP

Derrick Harris, the principal at Bell Elementary School (Wayne County), was recognized by the National Association of Elementary School Principals as part of its 2019 Class of National Distinguished Principals during National Principals Month.

Teachers sought to help develop horse industry curricula

The Chronicle of African Americans in the Horse Industry, a website project at the International Museum of the Horse in Lexington, is recruiting teacher representatives to help create lessons and activities that will assist with developing the project’s educational goals and resources.

NBCT candidates should check access to National Board account

Teachers who are candidates for certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards should ensure that they can access their National Board account prior to the release of component scores Dec. 7.

National ESEA Conference to be held in Atlanta

The National ESEA Conference will be Feb. 4-7 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. The conference is four days of learning and skill building focused on supporting students served by Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) programs.

Nominate a teacher for presidential math, science teaching awards

Nominations are being accepted for the 2019-2020 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

Tracking influenza-like illnesses in schools

The Kentucky Department of Education and the Kentucky Department of Public Health are partnering to track students with flu-like illnesses in the school setting.

Does your school nurse’s office have a CLIA certificate?

The federal Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services regulates laboratory testing through the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) certification program. Any person or facility that performs laboratory tests on human specimens for the purpose of diagnosis and/or treatment is required by federal law to have a CLIA certificate.

Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition sponsoring poster contest

The Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition’s Kentucky Saves Week poster contest offers students an engaging, free activity that can boost their financial smarts. The contest is part of the coalition’s Kentucky Saves Week activities, which promotes positive savings habits to help Kentuckians work toward financial stability.