Tuesday, January 22, 2019

KAGC sponsoring scholarship for future communications or journalism student

The Kentucky Association for 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.

U.S. JCI Senate Foundation offers scholarships

The U.S. JCI Senate Foundation is offering $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited postsecondary colleges, universities or vocational schools.

Governor’s School for the Arts summer program accepting applications

The Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) is accepting applications for its 2019 summer program auditions.

Nominate a teacher for Kentucky History Teacher of the Year

Nominations are open for the Kentucky History Teacher of the Year award presented by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. The award will be presented to a teacher in grades K-12 who finds creative ways to bring history alive in the classroom and in his or her community.

Presidential math, science teaching award nominations open

Nominations are open for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government specifically for K-12 mathematics and science teaching.

National WWII Museum accepting nominations for leadership award

The National WWII Museum is accepting nominations for its Billy Michal Student Leadership Award, which is given annually to one student from each state and the District of Columbia who demonstrates the values of leadership, teamwork, tolerance, creativity and perseverance in their community.

Grants tied to Appalachian Kentucky available

The Steele-Reese Foundation is accepting applications for grant proposals from organizations benefiting Appalachian Kentucky in the areas of elementary, secondary and early childhood education and public libraries providing programs for children from early childhood through high school.

State Department offers opportunities for students to study abroad

The U.S. Department of State offers four opportunities for students to travel and study abroad during the 2019-2020 school year. Students may apply for merit-based scholarships for four programs.

Students invited to apply to Commissioner’s Student Council

Applications are being accepted for the Commissioner’s Student Council, a student panel that meets with the commissioner of education and Kentucky Department of Education staff.
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KDE launches new professional learning website

The Kentucky Department of Education has launched a new Professional Learning Bulletin Board website, which gives educators information regarding professional development providers and programs.