Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Announcements

Applications now open for Governor’s School for the Arts

Applications are now open for the summer 2021 session of the Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA), scheduled for June 27- July 17 at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.
Resources

Smithsonian offers new takes on Thanksgiving for teachers, students

The Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian is offering help on rethinking and teaching about Thanksgiving through its Native Knowledge 360 initiative.
Announcements

AdvanceKentucky accepting applications for College Readiness Program

AdvanceKentucky is inviting teachers from across the Commonwealth to apply for scholarships to join the next cohort of the College Readiness Program.
Resources

Engaging with local history museums during COVID-19

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, museums have been working to adapt to a more virtual world in order to continue engaging with teachers and students.
Learning

Center for Transformative Teaching & Learning offering online micro courses

The CTTL is a preK-12 teacher-led, school-based research center. The center uses mind, brain and education science – the most promising research and strategies in how a student’s brain learns, changes and thrives – to elevate teacher effectiveness, student achievement, social-emotional learning and the whole child school experience.
Conferences

Virtual training available Nov. 11 on teaching STREAM classes

Online training is scheduled for Nov. 11 on how to teach science, technology, writing, engineering, art and math virtually.
Contests

Profile in Courage essay contest open until Jan. 15

The annual Profile in Courage Essay Contest is open until Jan. 15 for submissions from high school students.
Recognitions

Hardin County teacher wins Financial literacy teaching award

West Hardin Middle School (Hardin County) teacher Joy Knight has been named 2020 Financial Literacy Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy and ClassAct Federal Credit Union.
Conferences

Louisville Writing Project offering argument writing seminar

The Louisville Writing Project, an affiliate of the National Writing Project based at the University of Louisville, is offering a three-part Virtual Administrator’s Academy on argument writing for Kentucky teachers.
Announcements

KASA elects this year’s officers

Kentucky’s largest organization of school administrators has chosen its officers for 2020-2021.