Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Nominations open for KBE’s Kelly, Karem awards

The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) is accepting nominations for two of its awards, the 16th annual Joseph W. Kelly Award and the second annual David Karem Award.

Workshop showcases environmental education curriculum

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment will host two workshops for teachers on environmental education curricula July 20 and 26 at The Arboretum in Lexington.

Math teachers’ group seeks proposals for fall conference

The Kentucky Council of Teachers of Mathematics (KCTM) is accepting proposals for the KCTM Fall Conference, which will be Nov. 3 at Frederick Douglass High School in Lexington.

Fayette teacher named Kentucky History Teacher of the Year

April Deener, a teacher at Edythe J. Hayes Middle School (Fayette County), has been named the 2018 Kentucky History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.

Registration open for Kentucky Conference for Alternative Education

The Kentucky Educational Collaborative for State Agency Children will host the annual Kentucky Alternative Education Summit July 31-Aug. 1 at Embassy Suites Lexington.

Online course focuses on human population issues

Population Education will offer a four-week accelerated online professional learning course on human population growth July 9-Aug. 3. The course is for science and social studies teachers in grades 6-12.

KYSPRA accepting submissions for school information services contest

The Kentucky School Public Relations Association (KYSPRA) is accepting submissions for its annual Outstanding Achievement in School Information Services awards program.

Workshop offers help with two social thinking curricula

The Central Kentucky Educational Cooperative (CKEC) will host a workshop on how to use strategies in two curricula to teach concepts related to social-emotional learning July 10 at NorthEast Christian Church in Lexington.

Workshop can help teachers create, use aquaponics systems in classroom

Foodchain will host a workshop on using aquaponics in the classroom July 21 at its facility in Lexington.

Two teachers nominated for LifeChanger of the Year award

Two Kentucky teachers have been nominated for the National Life Group Foundation’s 2018-19 LifeChanger of the Year award.