Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Camp for girls interested in cybersecurity to be held in Indiana

A residential cybersecurity camp for girls entering grades 9-12 in the 2018-19 school year who are interested in careers in cybersecurity will be held June 17-22 at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind.

Junior science academy gives students chance to present scientific talk

The Kentucky Junior Academy of Science (KJAS) invites students to share their research (including research for a science fair project) at its annual meeting April 28 at Kentucky State University in Frankfort.

Kentucky Reading Association compiles list of grants

The Kentucky Reading Association (KRA) has posted a list of available grants for educators on its website. Visit KRA’s website for a list of grants, or email Zack Marinelli for more information.

Schedule a visit by Kentucky’s traveling Vietnam War memorial

Schools and other organizations may schedule an appearance by the Traveling Vietnam Wall, a Kentucky-specific replica of the traveling memorial walls that tour the United States.

Nominations open for KAPT school transportation awards

Nominations are open for nine annual awards presented by the Kentucky Association for Pupil Transportation (KAPT).

Financial Literacy Teacher of the Year nominations open

Nominations are being accepted for the Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition’s Financial Literacy Teacher of the Year award, which honors a Kentucky teacher in grades K-12 who demonstrates an exceptional commitment to teaching financial literacy topics and motivating students to learn about personal finance.

Read Across America program offers grants to purchase diverse books

The National Education Association’s (NEA) Read Across America program offers grants to public schools serving economically disadvantaged students to purchase diverse books for public school libraries.

Nominate a biology teacher for outstanding teacher award

Nominations are open for the National Association of Biology Teachers’ (NABT) 2018 Outstanding Biology Teacher Award for Kentucky.

Fellowship offers government, history teachers funds for master’s degree

The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation offers secondary-level teachers of government and history up to $24,000 to complete a master’s degree in fields related to the U.S. Constitution.

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.