Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Workshops on environmental education curricula available

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education (KAEE) is offering several workshops this fall, including professional learning opportunities in which educators can become certified in Project Learning Tree, Project WET, Project WILD and other curricula.

Bowling Green workshops focus on implementing science standards

Teachers can explore the fundamental principles of science education and its parallels to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in two professional learning workshops Oct. 19-20 at the Green River Regional Educational Cooperative in Bowling Green.

OVEC hosts summit on early childhood education

Educators and others are invited to the Kentucky Leads the Nation Summit on Innovations in Early Childhood, which is scheduled for Oct. 20 at the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville.

High school teachers can learn from UK faculty at STEM workshop

High school teachers can learn to develop research experiences and opportunities for freshman STEM students in a workshop Nov. 18 in the Cameron Williams Auditorium at the University of Kentucky Plant Science Building in Lexington.

Nominations open for gifted education awards

The Kentucky Association for Gifted Education is accepting nominations for its awards programs.

Tuskegee Airmen chapter announces scholarship program

The Brig. Gen. Noel Parrish chapter of Tuskegee Airmen Inc. is offering two scholarship programs for students who will be entering college in fall 2018.

Boyle teacher named secondary social studies teacher of the year

Ryan New, a social studies teacher at Boyle County High School, has been named Outstanding Secondary Social Studies Teacher of the Year by the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS).

Bullitt teacher named Kentucky DARE Association Teacher of the Year

Michele Grey, a 5th-grade teacher at Old Mill Elementary School (Bullitt County) has been named the 2017 Kentucky DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Program) Association Teacher of the Year.

KDE updates online P2P Observation and Feedback training

The Kentucky Department of Education has updated the online version of the Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Observation and Feedback training on iDrive Digital.

Teachers invited to enter Samsung STEAM competition

Teachers are invited to enter the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest, a contest that challenges teachers and students in grades 6-12 to show how STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) can be applied to help improve their local community.