Sunday, December 8, 2019
Announcements

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs accepting applications

Applications are being accepted for the 2020 Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs, which is scheduled for June 7-27 at Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights.
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National Endowment for the Humanities funds summer programs

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) funds tuition-free summer programs for K-12 educators and higher education faculty to study a variety of humanities topics. Participants receive stipends to help cover travel and living expenses.
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Nominations open for Presidential Cybersecurity Education Award

The U.S. Department of Education is accepting nominations for the inaugural Presidential Cybersecurity Education Award. The award will be presented each year to two educators – one at the elementary level and one at the secondary level – who instill in their students the knowledge, skills and passion for cybersecurity and related subjects.
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McConnell Center offers program for Louisville-area high school students

The McConnell Center at the University of Louisville will offer a program Dec. 11 for high school students in the Jefferson County schools and the Louisville area that will examine the interaction between economic and political institutions in America.
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GSA summer program accepting applications

Applications are being accepted for the Governor’s School for the Arts 2020 summer program auditions.