Sunday, May 31, 2020
Announcements

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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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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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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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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Kentucky Ornithological Society offers funding opportunities

The Kentucky Ornithological Society offers two funding opportunities to help students who are interested in studying birds and/or a career in the field.
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Kentucky 4-H encouraging schools to welcome international youth delegates

Kentucky 4-H is seeking to encourage Kentucky schools to allow international youth delegates from the States’ 4-H International Exchange Program to visit their schools in July and August.
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WKU awarded $1.1M federal grant for special education

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education has awarded Western Kentucky University a $1.1 million grant to address the ongoing national, state and regional shortage of personnel certified to serve K-12 students with high-intensity needs.
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GoTeachKY using 10 teacher ambassadors to promote teaching profession 

The GoTeachKY campaign to recruit the next generation of educators has partnered with 10 teacher ambassadors across the state to help promote the teaching profession.
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Tracking influenza-like illnesses in schools

The Kentucky Department of Education and the Kentucky Department of Public Health are partnering to track students with flu-like illnesses in the school setting.