Monday, January 20, 2020
Conferences

Children’s literature conference bringing authors, illustrators to Asbury

Asbury University will host the Asbury Children’s Literature Conference to promote awareness of new youth literature March 7 at the Andrew S. Miller Center for Communication Arts on the Asbury campus in Wilmore.
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KDE co-hosting teacher recruitment and retention workshop

The Kentucky Department of Education and Michael Moore of the Urban Schools Human Capital Academy will host a free workshop on recruiting and retaining teachers Jan. 28 at the Kentucky Educational Development Corporation in Lexington.
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Professional learning opportunities in social studies available

Several summer professional learning opportunities are available for social studies educators. The immersive programs offer learning experiences that will allow educators to improve their content knowledge, discover new resources and learn new instructional strategies.
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Middle school science teachers invited to apply to become National STEM Scholars

The National Stem Cell Foundation partners with The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Science and Mathematics and The Center for Gifted Studies at Western Kentucky University to fund 10 scholarships each year for middle school science teachers working to transfer a passion for science to students in this age group.
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Proposals sought for educator preparation conference

The Kentucky Excellence in Educator Preparation leadership team is seeking proposals for its KEEP Summit 2020, scheduled for May 18 at the University of Louisville.
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Training for theater teachers offered at Louisville conference

The Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) Teachers Institute and the Tectonic Theater Project, a New York-based theater company, offer an educational opportunity for theater program teachers Feb. 26 during the SETC convention at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville.
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Kentucky groups support teachers applying for CDC fellowship

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers a year-long professional learning opportunity for educators who are interested in bringing public health sciences into the classroom. The Kentucky Population Health Institute and the Environmental Public Health Tracking program at the Kentucky Department for Public Health will help by providing support for applicants and a stipend to cover the costs of a five-day summer course in Atlanta.
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White House History Teacher Institute accepting applications

The White House History Teacher Institute provides an immersive professional development program for educators July 6-10 and July 13-17 in Washington, D.C. The program allows educators to explore how the White House has changed over time and to learn stories of individuals who have influenced the space.
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KET offers free multimedia workshops for educators, students

Kentucky Educational Television offers free workshops in multimedia production and related topics for educators and students in the KET Media Lab at the KET Network Center in Lexington.
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National ESEA Conference to be held in Atlanta

The National ESEA Conference will be Feb. 4-7 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. The conference is four days of learning and skill building focused on supporting students served by Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) programs.