Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Nominations open for KBE’s Kelly Award

The Kentucky Board of Education is accepting nominations for the Kelly Award for Business and Education Partnership. The award honors a Kentucky businessperson who has partnered with a public school or district to provide outstanding leadership that promotes school improvement and student success.

North American Association for Environmental Education to meet in Lexington

The North American Association for Environmental Education will hold its annual conference Oct. 16-19 at the Lexington Convention Center.

Kentucky Science Center hosting STEM summits for students

The Kentucky Science Center is hosting Youth Science Summits for middle school and high school students June 22 at Lexmark in Lexington and July 10 at Genscape in Louisville.

Nominations open for annual environmental education awards

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education is accepting nominations for its annual Excellence in Environmental Education Awards.

Revised reading and writing, math standards documents available

After undergoing a rigorous revision process that began in 2017, revised standards for reading and writing and mathematics have been adopted into law.

Daviess teacher named Kentucky’s James Madison Fellow

Derrick Lindow, a U.S. history teacher at Daviess County Middle School, has been selected as Kentucky’s 2019 James Madison Fellow by the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation.

White House Historical Association to offer lectures online

The White House Historical Association hosts public lectures throughout the year, and it will begin streaming its lectures via Facebook Live and archiving the videos on its YouTube page for educators and others living outside the Washington area.

Cooperative recognizes Fayette special education teacher

The Central Kentucky Educational Cooperative has named Carol Hyatt, a special education teacher at Lansdowne Elementary School (Fayette County), as Fayette County’s 2018-2019 Outstanding Educator.

Free Teacher Tuesdays coming to Louisville Zoo

The Louisville Zoo will host Free Teacher Tuesdays in July to allow teachers to explore the zoo and discover opportunities for student learning during the coming school year.

Persistence to Graduation Summit focuses on dropout prevention

Registration is open for the 2019 Persistence to Graduation Summit: Safe and Supportive Learning July 9-10 at the Lexington Convention Center.