Saturday, July 20, 2019
Announcements

18 teachers receive scholarships for AP Summer Institutes

Eighteen Kentucky teachers have been awarded scholarships to one of four College Board Advanced Placement Summer Institutes. The scholarships totaling $18,200 cover the cost of tuition and, in some cases, expenses for the weeklong professional development programs.
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Georgetown University offers internship opportunities for students

Leadership Initiatives, a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating future leaders through experiential learning, partners with Georgetown University to give outstanding high school students the opportunity to gain real-world experience, explore future careers, develop leadership skills and experience college life through summer internships.
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National Geographic Society offers grants for educators

The National Geographic Society Educator Grants Program offers grants designed to help educators teach people about the world and how it works.
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McConnell Center conducting survey to guide future civics programming

The McConnell Center at the University of Louisville is in the process of reconsidering its civic education programming in order to better use its resources to serve educators.
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VSA Kentucky offers grants for inclusionary arts projects

Teachers are invited to apply for VSA Kentucky’s Arts Inclusion awards for the 2018-2019 school year. The program will award 25 to 30 grants of $1,300 each to schools for arts projects that include students of all abilities.
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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.
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Kentucky ACSD recognizing educators who make a difference

Kentucky ACSD is accepting nominations for its featured educator program, a seasonal recognition of an educator who is making a difference in the lives of his or her students and colleagues.
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Two Fayette teachers selected for NASA’s airborne astronomy program

Two Fayette County teachers, Heidi Anderson of Locust Trace AgriScience Center and Ashley Rosen of the STEAM Academy, are among 28 teachers chosen for the 2019 NASA Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors program, a professional development for high school science teachers.
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KDE working conditions survey moved to fall

The Kentucky Department of Education’s biannual survey of working conditions, the TELL Kentucky survey, will be delayed for several months while KDE works through a request for proposals process to identify a vendor to administer the survey.
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Honor an educator through UK recognition program

The University of Kentucky College of Education invites people to honor a teacher, professor, principal or other education professional who has made a difference through the Teachers Who Made a Difference program.