Friday, August 23, 2019
Announcements

KACTE leadership academy open to CTE teacher leaders

The Kentucky Association for Career and Technical Education is accepting applications for its TALENTS (Teachers As Leaders – Empowering New Thinking Skills) Leadership Academy, which is designed to strengthen personal and professional leadership ability among its members and the entire career and technical education community.
Resources

KDE offering guidance on teaching Holocaust, other cases of genocide

The Kentucky Department of Education is offering a guidance document to districts that are including instruction about the Holocaust and other cases of genocide in middle school and high school curricula.
Recognitions

Russell Independent teacher recognized by honor society

Catherine Del Valle, a Spanish teacher at Russell High School (Russell Independent), has received the John Temple Award for State Director of the Year from Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica, an honor society for high school students enrolled in Spanish and/or Portuguese.
Announcements

Nominations open for KCSS outstanding teacher award

The Kentucky Council for the Social Studies is accepting nominations for its 2019 Outstanding Social Studies Teacher Award.
Recognitions

Leslie schools recognized for entrepreneurial education

The Leslie County schools have been recognized for its work in entrepreneurial education by Hazard Community and Technical College and the Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education.
Recognitions

Rowan teacher named Kentucky Agriculture Teacher of the Year

Bradley McKinney, an agriculture teacher at Rowan County Senior High School, has been named the Kentucky Agriculture Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky FFA Foundation and the Kentucky Association of Agricultural Educators.
Conferences

KAEE members eligible for discount for national conference in Lexington

Members of the Kentucky Association for Environmental Education may receive a discount off registration for the North American Association for Environmental Education’s annual conference, which will be Oct. 16-19 at the Lexington Convention Center.
Conferences

KDE to host training for new professional development coordinators

The Kentucky Department of Education Office of Educator Licensure and Effectiveness will hold an orientation session for new professional development coordinators (PDCs) at 11 a.m. ET July 23.
Conferences

Virtual Math Summit offers 39 presentations for elementary teachers

Build Math Minds will host its Virtual Math Summit, a free online professional learning event, from July 29 to Aug. 1.
Resources

Resources available for teaching about U.S. Constitution

Liberty Lives Forever, a nonpolitical, nonpartisan organization dedicated to educating Americans about the contents of the U.S. Constitution, offers ideas, materials and suggestions for teaching about the Constitution.