Sunday, December 16, 2018

Kentucky Historical Society offering professional learning workshops

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is offering three professional learning workshops for teachers in the coming months.

Three teachers, three schools receive awards from Kentucky ITEEA

Three teachers and three schools have been honored by the Kentucky affiliate of the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association, which recognizes outstanding efforts in engineering, aviation and STEM areas.

Applications open for AOPA high school aviation curriculum

Schools now may apply to use the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s (AOPA) 9th- or 10th-grade aviation STEM courses during the 2019-2020 school year.

U.S. JCI Senate Foundation offers scholarships

The U.S. JCI Senate Foundation is offering $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited postsecondary colleges, universities or vocational schools.

Resources on evidence-based practices available from KDE

The Kentucky Department of Education has compiled several resources to assist schools in the selection of evidence-based practices. The resources, which can be found on the Evidence-Based Practices webpage, include guidance documents, training modules and tools for schools to use when evaluating evidence and selecting evidence-based interventions.

PIMSER to host math leadership academy

The Partnership Institute for Math and Science Education Reform (PIMSER) will host a leadership academy for mathematics administrators beginning Dec. 11 at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond.

White House History Teacher Institute accepting applications

The White House History Teacher Institute is accepting applications for teacher workshops hosted by the White House Historical Association (WHAA) on July 8-12 and July 22-26 at the David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History in Washington.

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.

Fayette, Henderson science teachers honored by KSTA

Abigail Guskey of Sandersville Elementary School (Fayette County) and Angela Marksberry of North Middle School (Henderson County) were among the recipients of the Kentucky Science Teachers Association’s (KSTA) 2018 Kentucky Science Teacher Awards.

PBS LearningMedia video collection explores life of Daniel Boone

Kentucky Educational Television (KET) and PBS LearningMedia is offering a collection of video resources exploring the life of Daniel Boone.