Friday, August 23, 2019
Announcements

State parks foundation offers grants for park visits

The Kentucky State Parks Foundation offers grants to schools to allow students to visit Kentucky State Parks through Inside Out Education.
Announcements

KDE seeking feedback on draft of assessment blueprints for reading and writing, math, social...

The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback on draft assessment blueprints for reading and writing, mathematics and social studies. This is the second opportunity for public review and comment on the assessment blueprints.
Conferences

Kentucky School Counselor Association to hold fall conference in Lexington

The Kentucky School Counselor Association will hold its fall conference Sept. 11-13 at Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott Resort and Spa.
Resources

Webinar offered for teachers on educating students on melanoma detection, prevention

The Melanoma Education Foundation will hold a free webinar from 3-5 p.m. ET Aug. 15 for teachers who want to educate their students on melanoma detection and prevention.
Recognitions

Mason instructor a semifinalist for prize for skilled trades teachers

Adam Wallingford, a welding instructor at Mason County School, is among 50 teachers and teacher teams from across the country who have been named as semifinalists for the 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence.
Conferences

Kentucky Council of Teachers of Mathematics to hold conference in Elizabethtown

The Kentucky Council of Teachers of Mathematics will hold its annual professional learning day Sept. 7 at the Hardin County Schools Early College and Career Center in Elizabethtown.
Announcements

Elliott bus driver’s daughter wins Buster Bynum Scholarship

Cierra Wagoner, a 2019 graduate of Elliott County High School, was named Kentucky’s recipient of the Buster Bynum Scholarship from the Southeastern States Pupil Transportation Conference.
Recognitions

Bullitt teacher named Lego Education Master Educator

Scott Hatfield, the technology teacher, computer applications teacher and school technology coordinator at Eastside Middle School (Bullitt County), has been selected by Lego Education for the 2019 cohort of its U.S. Lego Education Master Education Program.
Recognitions

Fayette transportation director named STAK director of the year

Marcus Dobbs, director of transportation in the Fayette County schools, has been named the 2019 J.T. Coomer Memorial Director of the Year by the Student Transportation Association of Kentucky (STAK).
Conferences

KASC to hold annual conference in Lexington

KASC will hold its annual conference Sept. 10-11 at Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott Resort and Spa.