Sunday, July 5, 2020
Helping to distribute the boxes recently were Miss Kentucky Alex Francke, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles and Kentucky Department of Education Division Director Lauren Moore.

Jefferson County Schools adding fresh produce to summer meals

Locally grown corn, squash, carrots and apples will be on the dinner menu for families visiting Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) feeding sites this summer. JCPS will be providing boxes filled with 11 pounds of fresh produce at more than 40 feeding sites from until July 31.
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Kentucky State Police to hold virtual summer camp

Registration is now open for the Kentucky State Police’s (KSP) free virtual summer camp hosted from Trooper Island on Dale Hollow Lake. Virtual campers will earn a certificate and camp patch for completion of the program that begins on June 30 and runs every Tuesday and Thursday through July 30.
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Women Ambassadors Forum offers online summer coding course

The Women Ambassadors Forum (WAF) is hosting a five-week online summer coding course for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors who are interested in learning how to code.
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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.
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Presenters sought for National School Boards Association Conference in Nashville

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) annual conference will be closer to Kentucky than it has been in decades when NSBA comes to Nashville...
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Free online ambassador training program for students

The World Literacy Foundation (WLF) is offering a remote Ambassador Program that encourages students to acquire literacy and reading skills needed to succeed in school and beyond.
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Nominations sought for KDE commissioner of education

The Kentucky Board of Education – with the assistance of Greenwood/Asher and Associates Inc. – is searching for nominations for the next commissioner of education.
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EdWeek report examines social-emotional learning during closure period

Education Week has published a special report that explores the challenges and opportunities to teaching social-emotional learning (SEL) when school buildings are open and tactics for keeping up the teaching of SEL with nearly every student in the United States out of school this spring due to the COVID-19 emergency.
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Parks discount offered to public employees

The Kentucky State Parks are once again offering the Commonwealth Connection discount for all local, state and federal employees and retirees for 2012-13. The Kentucky...
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Morehead State to offer discounted graduate tuition for educators

Morehead State University (MSU) will offer discounted graduate tuition for educators enrolled in courses within its College of Education beginning with the summer 2020 term.