Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Announcements

KET forum will advise families balancing at-home learning, work, child care

Kentucky Educational Television will present a live forum that will offer advice to families balancing non-traditional instruction with other challenges during the COVID-19 emergency at 8 p.m. ET April 6 on KET.
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National Board extends deadlines for certification, renewal candidates

The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards has extended several deadlines for its candidates for National Board certification due to the COVID-19 emergency.
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EKU discounting tuition for teachers in grad education programs

Eastern Kentucky University is offering a Kentucky teacher tuition discount for graduate teacher education programs taken in summer 2020. The move is to show appreciation for the dedication shown by Kentucky teachers during the COVID-19 emergency.
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KyTSA opens online store to benefit Team Kentucky Fund

The Kentucky Technology Student Association state officer team has opened a temporary online store to sell what would have been the 2020 state conference T-shirt and lapel pins, as well as other KyTSA-related items.
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Service academy information fair postponed until fall

A service academy information fair for students who are interested in attending a military service academy scheduled for April 21 in Bowling Green has been postponed. The event hosted by U.S. Sen. Rand Paul will be rescheduled for this fall.
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Scholarship available for students who plan to major in studio art, art education

The Tammie DeMessie-Shelton Scholarship will award $500 to two students who plan to major in studio art or art education in college.
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Fayette teacher selected for NASA’s airborne astronomy program

Denise Minor, a science teacher at Henry Clay High School (Fayette County), is among 28 teachers chosen for the 2019 NASA Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors program, a professional development program for high school science teachers.
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Financial Literacy Teacher of the Year nominations open

Nominations are being accepted for the Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition’s 2020 Financial Literacy Teacher of the Year award, which honors a Kentucky teacher in grades K-12 who demonstrates an exceptional commitment to teaching financial literacy topics and motivating students to learn about personal finance.
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Nine high school musicians selected for Rose Parade honor band

Nine Kentucky high school students have been selected to participate in the 2021 Bands of America Honor Band in the Rose Parade.
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Scholarships available for Kentucky high schoolers to attend National History Academy

The National History Academy is seeking applications from Kentucky high school students for its five-week summer program June 28-Aug. 1. Based in Middleburg, Va., the academy inspires students to learn about the foundations of the nation.