Sunday, July 22, 2018

National Board Professional Learning Schools launch set for Aug. 1

The Kentucky Department of Education will host the summer’s second launch of new and continuing National Board Professional Learning Schools for 2018-2019 on Aug. 1 at the Shelby County extension office in Shelbyville.

Nominations open for KBE’s Kelly, Karem awards

The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) is accepting nominations for two of its awards, the 16th annual Joseph W. Kelly Award and the second annual David Karem Award.

KYSPRA accepting submissions for school information services contest

The Kentucky School Public Relations Association (KYSPRA) is accepting submissions for its annual Outstanding Achievement in School Information Services awards program.

Two teachers nominated for LifeChanger of the Year award

Two Kentucky teachers have been nominated for the National Life Group Foundation’s 2018-19 LifeChanger of the Year award.

Nominations open for annual environmental education awards

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education is accepting nominations for its annual Excellence in Environmental Education Awards.

Apply to help KDE set standards for science assessments

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking applicants to complete the process of setting standards for the science assessments in grades 4 and 7.

Kentucky Science Center hosting STEM summits for students

The Kentucky Science Center is hosting the Future STEM Professionals Summit for middle school and high school students June 16 at Genscape in Louisville and June 22 at Lexmark in Lexington.

Nominate schools, individuals for environmental awards

Nominations are open for the Kentucky Association for Environmental Education’s Excellence in EE Awards, which recognize the outstanding achievements of individuals, organizations, agencies, schools and businesses in the field of environmental education.

Nominate assessment coordinators for annual awards

Nominations are open for the Kentucky Association for Assessment Coordinators’ (KAAC) annual Building Assessment Coordinator (BAC) and District Assessment Coordinators (DAC) of the year awards.

Access to data in Pearson’s Educator Development Suite ends June 30

Pearson has ended its contract with the Kentucky Department of Education for the Educator Development Suite (EDS). Schools and districts will have no access after June 30 to any of the data they have entered into CIITS/EDS for the purpose of educators’ evaluations.