Thursday, February 21, 2019

New bullying prevention lessons available

The Kentucky Department of Education is offering lessons on bullying prevention and resilience to elementary school educators throughout the Commonwealth.

Educators Rising Kentucky conference to be held in Bowling Green

Educators Rising Kentucky will host its annual state conference and competition March 5-6 at the Knicely Conference Center at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green.

Kentucky State Poetry Society sponsoring student contest

Students in grades 3-12 are invited to enter the 2019 Kentucky State Poetry Society Student Contest.

KDE hosting regional meetings on standards

The Kentucky Department of Education will launch a new professional learning series with a series of regional meetings for school and district leaders designed to assist districts with planning and the implementation of improved practice and strong instruction around newly revised standards.

Kentucky ACSD hosting coffee chats for educators at four locations

Kentucky ACSD hosts a monthly series of coffee chats in which educators can meet to discuss a relevant education topic. This month’s coffee chats will be Feb. 11, and the topic is technology in the classroom.

KCTE conference registration open

Registration is open for the Kentucky Council of Teachers of English annual conference Feb. 22-23 at Embassy Suites Lexington.

Professional learning tour led by Native Americans takes teachers to Montana, N.D.

The National Endowment for the Humanities is underwriting a professional learning opportunity June 30-July 21 in which teachers can participate in two seminars and a two-week bus tour through Montana and North Dakota.

Categories for student filmmakers offered at Pikeville film festival

The University of Pikeville is hosting the UPike Film and Media Arts Festival April 4-6 in Booth Auditorium on the school’s campus.

P3 hosting learning lab for principals, assistant principals

The Kentucky Department of Education’s Principal Partnership Project will hold its Spring Semester Learning Lab for principals and assistant principals Feb. 13 in the Washington County schools.

Northern Kentucky cooperative hosting program on retaining sight words, vocabulary

The Northern Kentucky Cooperative for Educational Services (NKCES) is offering a program for primary and special education teachers on retaining sight words and vocabulary March 21 at the NKCES office in Cold Spring.