Tuesday, May 22, 2018

New scholarship available to communications, journalism students

The Kentucky Association of Government Communicators will award a $500 nonrenewable scholarship to a Kentucky public high school senior who intends to study communications or journalism.

Clements award recognizes high school history, civics teachers

Applications are now being accepted for the Earle C. Clements Innovation in Education Award for Civics and History Teachers, which recognizes promising and innovative Kentucky high school history or civics teachers.

Reach the World offers free access to virtual exchange programs

Reach the World, which facilitates virtual exchange journeys between K-12 classrooms based in the U.S. and volunteer travelers who are studying, teaching and working around the world, is offering Kentucky schools and teachers the opportunity for free access to its global education programs for the remainder of the 2017-18 school year and at the beginning of the 2018-19 school year.

Kentucky Arts Council offering grant for arts education

Schools seeking to improve the quality of their arts curriculum may apply for a multifaceted arts education grant from the Kentucky Arts Council.

Nominations open for award for teachers who engage families

The National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) is accepting nominations for the Toyota Family Teacher of the Year Award, which recognizes the positive impact of teachers who engage families through school- and community-based educational programming.

Camp for girls interested in cybersecurity to be held in Indiana

A residential cybersecurity camp for girls entering grades 9-12 in the 2018-19 school year who are interested in careers in cybersecurity will be held June 17-22 at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind.

Junior science academy gives students chance to present scientific talk

The Kentucky Junior Academy of Science (KJAS) invites students to share their research (including research for a science fair project) at its annual meeting April 28 at Kentucky State University in Frankfort.

Kentucky Reading Association compiles list of grants

The Kentucky Reading Association (KRA) has posted a list of available grants for educators on its website. Visit KRA’s website for a list of grants, or email Zack Marinelli for more information.

Schedule a visit by Kentucky’s traveling Vietnam War memorial

Schools and other organizations may schedule an appearance by the Traveling Vietnam Wall, a Kentucky-specific replica of the traveling memorial walls that tour the United States.

Nominations open for KAPT school transportation awards

Nominations are open for nine annual awards presented by the Kentucky Association for Pupil Transportation (KAPT).