Tuesday, June 25, 2019

New summer ‘Stride, Don’t Slide’ resource available from KDE

The Kentucky Department of Education has compiled a list of resources to help families help their children fight summer reading and math regression. A new “Stride, Don’t Slide” flyer lists resources families can use this summer to help their children make strides while school is not in session.

KDE offers clarification on early graduation program

The Kentucky Department of Education has attempted to clarify its early graduation program by adding several questions and answers to its list of frequently asked questions on minimum high school graduation requirements.

Georgetown University offers internship opportunities for students

Leadership Initiatives, a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating future leaders through experiential learning, partners with Georgetown University to give outstanding high school students the opportunity to gain real-world experience, explore future careers, develop leadership skills and experience college life through summer internships.

Kentucky Farm Bureau workshops showcase agricultural curricula

Kentucky Farm Bureau will host a series of teacher workshops in June that are designed to address Kentucky’s core educational competencies while showcasing state and national agricultural curricula.

KDE provides resources on revised minimum graduation requirements

Kentucky's new minimum high school graduation requirements became law April 5. The Kentucky Department of Education offers several tools on its Minimum High Graduation Requirements webpage to help people understand the new changes and how they impact other important elements of Kentucky education.

SREB summer conferences to be held in Baltimore

The Southern Regional Education Board will hold its two annual summer conferences in Baltimore in July. The conferences provide a platform for teachers and school leaders of all grade levels to learn about promising practices for advancing student readiness for college and careers, as well as implementing a framework for continuous improvement.

Secret Service offers National Threat Assessment model training

The United States Secret Service, National Threat Assessment Center will provide training for educators on the National Threat Assessment model July 11 at Southeast Christian Church in Louisville.

National Geographic Society offers grants for educators

The National Geographic Society Educator Grants Program offers grants designed to help educators teach people about the world and how it works.

Murray art teacher receives national award from Artsonia

Gena Maley, an art teacher at Murray Middle School (Murray Independent), has been named a recipient of Artsonia’s 2019 Art Education Leadership Award.

KET Multimedia PD Day offers 16 multimedia workshops

Registration is open for Kentucky Educational Television’s annual KET Multimedia PD Day on July 17 at KET’s headquarters in Lexington.