Monday, December 17, 2018

Governor’s School for the Arts summer program accepting applications

The Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) is accepting applications for its 2019 summer program auditions.

KACTE seeks proposals for annual conference

The Kentucky Association for Career and Technical Education (KACTE) is accepting proposals for its annual conference July 23-29 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.

Kentucky Odyssey of the Mind registering school teams for tournaments

Kentucky Odyssey of the Mind (KYOOTM) is registering schools with teams of students for its regional tournaments across Kentucky.

KASC offers two sessions to support closing achievement gaps

The Kentucky Association of School Councils (KASC) is offering two professional learning sessions for educators to support schools in closing achievement gaps Dec. 5 at JA BizTown (formerly Linlee Elementary School) in Lexington.

PIMSER adds courses for game-based math program

The Partnership Institute for Math and Science Education Reform (PIMSER) has added two series of sessions for “Up the Rigor in Math Using Games and Classrooms Assessment,” a training series on a game-based program for teachers in grades K-5 and Response to Intervention mathematics teachers in grades 6-8.

Fayette interpreter wins outreach award from American Translators Association

Jessica Sanchez, the interpreting coordinator for Fayette County schools, has received the American Translators Association’s (ATA) 2018 School Outreach Program Award.

Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs accepting applications

Applications will be accepted beginning Nov. 16 for the 2019 Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs June 23-July 13 at Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights.

Nominate a teacher for Kentucky History Teacher of the Year

Nominations are open for the Kentucky History Teacher of the Year award presented by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. The award will be presented to a teacher in grades K-12 who finds creative ways to bring history alive in the classroom and in his or her community.

Presidential math, science teaching award nominations open

Nominations are open for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government specifically for K-12 mathematics and science teaching.

Registration opens for entrepreneurship challenge

Registration is open for the 2019 Lieutenant Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge (LGEC), a tiered business pitch competition designed to introduce students to a realistic competitive business environment and to promote business ownership and lifelong learning.