Monday, October 14, 2019
Announcements

‘Student Bill of Rights,’ ‘In God We Trust’ legislation available on LRC website

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is required by law to inform district and school administrations as well as all classified staff of specific laws pertaining to the Kentucky "Student Bill of Rights" and the requirement that "In God We Trust" be placed in a prominent location in all Kentucky schools.
Conferences

Kentucky Historical Society sets teacher workshops for 2019-2020

The Kentucky Historical Society has announced the schedule for its teachers’ workshops for the 2019-2020 school year.
Announcements

Students invited to apply to U.S. Senate Youth Program

Students in grades 11-12 may apply for the 2020 United States Senate Youth Program, an educational program for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service.
Recognitions

Madison, Russell, Spencer teachers receive Earle C. Clements Award

Three Kentucky teachers are the winners of the 2019 Earle C. Clements Innovation in Education Awards from the National Archives and the University of Kentucky Libraries Wendell H. Ford Public Policy Research Center.
Conferences

Kentucky Thespian Festival to be held in Owensboro

The Kentucky Educational Theatre Association and Kentucky Thespians, an EdTA affiliate, will host the Kentucky Thespian Festival Oct. 18-19 at RiverPark Center in Owensboro.
Conferences

Kentucky Science Teachers Association conference part of NSTA area conference

The Kentucky Science Teachers Association will hold its annual conference as part of a National Science Teaching Association area conference Nov. 14-16 at Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati.
Conferences

National Rural Education Association to meet in Louisville

The National Rural Education Association will hold its annual convention and research symposium Oct. 24-26 at the Marriott Louisville Downtown.
Resources

KET offers help for teachers to bring media arts into their classrooms

Kentucky Educational Television offers its free Media Arts Toolkit to help teachers bring media arts into their classrooms regardless of budget or skill level.
Contests

Youth art contest commemorates women’s suffrage centennial

The National Archives Foundation is holding a youth art competition in conjunction with its newest exhibit and national initiative, “Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote,” which celebrates the centennial of women’s suffrage.
Resources

U.S. Department of Education compiles Constitution Day resources

The U.S. Department of Education has assembled a number of resources for teachers to plan activities related to Constitution Day, Sept. 17.