Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Professional learning webinar on climate education scheduled

The North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) will host a professional learning webinar by the Sustainability and Livelihood Research Organization on climate education at 10 a.m. ET Feb. 21.

Children’s Literature Conference bringing authors, illustrators to Asbury

Asbury University will host the Asbury Children’s Literature Conference to promote awareness of new youth literature March 24 on the Asbury campus in Wilmore.

KHS seeks proposals for history education conference

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is accepting proposals for its Kentucky History Education Conference (KHEC) July 12 in Frankfort.

Personnel Cabinet poster contest open to students

Students ages 6-16 are invited to participate in the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet’s 2018 Public Service Recognition Poster Contest, which is intended to increase awareness of the achievements and contributions of state employees in the workplace and their communities.

Bernheim Forest hosting workshops on nature-based play

Registration is open for four Nature Play Training Institutes to be held March through June at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest in Clermont. The workshops will focus on the benefits of play-based learning for child development and improving outdoor play opportunities.

Teach to Lead Summit for teacher leaders coming to Nashville

Teach to Lead will host its 15th Teacher Leadership Summit on April 27-29 in Nashville, Tenn. Teams of educators, which must include at least one classroom teacher, may submit ideas for the summit that use teacher leadership as a key strategy.

Kentucky NEED Project to hold Energy Education Workshop

Registration is open for the Kentucky NEED Project Energy Education Workshop, a free professional learning opportunity for teachers March 15 at the International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro.

Murray State hosting College and Career Readiness Summit

The Murray State University College of Education and Human Services will host the College and Career Readiness Summit, a professional learning opportunity for regional educators, June 12-13 in Murray.

Submit proposal for Learning from Kentucky’s Classrooms Conference

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is accepting proposals for the 2018 Learning from Kentucky’s Classrooms Conference, which will be held Sept. 7-8 in Lexington.

Kentucky Historical Society offering field trips, scholarships to cover admission

The Kentucky Historical Society offers field trips to the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History and scholarships for eligible schools.