Thursday, January 23, 2020

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

KSBA accepting nominations for semiannual PEAK Award

The Kentucky School Boards Association is accepting nominations for its spring 2019 PEAK (Public Education Achieves in Kentucky) Award.
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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.

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.