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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.