Sunday, December 16, 2018

National WWII Museum accepting nominations for leadership award

The National WWII Museum is accepting nominations for its Billy Michal Student Leadership Award, which is given annually to one student from each state and the District of Columbia who demonstrates the values of leadership, teamwork, tolerance, creativity and perseverance in their community.

WKU offering summer course in United Kingdom

The Western Kentucky University School of Teacher Education is offering a summer course June 28-July 8 in the United Kingdom.

Workshop on motivating students with disabilities set in Cincinnati

The Down Syndrome Association of Greater Cincinnati will host a conference on motivating students with disabilities Jan. 26 at Mayerson Jewish Community Center in Cincinnati.

Fayette psychologist earns statewide award

Patrick Ballard, a psychologist with Fayette County schools, has been named School Psychologist of the Year by the Kentucky Association for Psychology in the Schools.

Student storytelling project explores women’s suffrage movement

High school teachers are invited to register their classrooms for Women Leading the Way, a national storytelling project for high school students celebrating the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage.

Zoo offers free event for classes completing conservation challenge

The Louisville Zoo is offering the opportunity for students to visit the zoo for a free event on Endangered Species Day, May 17. Students must completed the zoo’s Conservation Campaign Challenge to be eligible for the event.

White House Historical Association offers podcast, app

The White House Historical Association (WHHA) is offering two new resources on the Executive Mansion, a podcast and a mobile app, to help educators enhance their curricula.

Two school PR professionals recognized as emerging leaders

Two Kentucky school public relations professionals are part of the National School Public Relations Association’s (NSPRA) fourth class of 35 Under 35, a group of emerging leaders in the field.

Grants tied to Appalachian Kentucky available

The Steele-Reese Foundation is accepting applications for grant proposals from organizations benefiting Appalachian Kentucky in the areas of elementary, secondary and early childhood education and public libraries providing programs for children from early childhood through high school.

State Department offers opportunities for students to study abroad

The U.S. Department of State offers four opportunities for students to travel and study abroad during the 2019-2020 school year. Students may apply for merit-based scholarships for four programs.