Monday, January 20, 2020
Announcements

GoTeachKY using 10 teacher ambassadors to promote teaching profession 

The GoTeachKY campaign to recruit the next generation of educators has partnered with 10 teacher ambassadors across the state to help promote the teaching profession.
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KAGC sponsoring scholarship for future communications or journalism student

The Kentucky Association of Government Communicators is offering one Kentucky public high school senior who intends to study communications or journalism at any postsecondary institution a non-renewable $500 scholarship.
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U.S. Marine Corps summer academy open to sophomores, juniors

The United States Marine Corps offers an immersive leadership experience for high school students June 15-20 at Marine Corps Base Quantico in Quantico, Va.
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Kentucky Academy for Equity in Teaching accepting applications

The Kentucky Academy for Equity in Teaching (KAET) is accepting applications for the spring 2020 semester. KAET is a renewable service award program to provide financial support and mentoring to preservice teachers who are enrolled in an Education Professional Standards Board-approved educator preparation program.
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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.