Thursday, February 21, 2019
Conferences

KASC hosting February workshops in Lexington, Murray

KASC is offering two academies for teachers and administrators in February.
Announcements

KSBA accepting nominations for semiannual PEAK Award

The Kentucky School Boards Association is accepting nominations for its spring 2019 PEAK (Public Education Achieves in Kentucky) Award.
Resources

KSP rolls out mobile substance abuse education exhibit

The Kentucky State Police has introduced a new mobile substance abuse education exhibit designed to help inform the public about the effects of substance abuse that is available for use by schools and other organizations.
Contests

Judges needed for National History Day competitions

The Kentucky Historical Society is seeking judges for its National History Day in Kentucky regional and state contests.
Conferences

Code.org Professional Learning Program supports computer science teachers

Applications are open for the 2019-2020 Code.org Professional Learning Program for middle and high school teachers.
Recognitions

KAPHERD annual award recipients include four public school teachers

Four Kentucky public school teachers were among the 2019 award winners named by the Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance at its annual convention in November.
Contests

High school essay contest centers on diplomacy, peace-building

The American Foreign Service Association National High School Essay Contest offers students in grades 9-12 the opportunity to write about diplomacy and peace-building.
Conferences

Shelby schools hosting professional learning event

Shelby County schools will host the Shelby County Share Fair professional learning program Feb. 20 at the Blair Center at Southside Elementary School in Shelbyville.
Conferences

KDE offering trainings on behavioral threat assessments, emergency events

The Kentucky Department of Education and the Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center is offering two free trainings on behavioral threat assessments and emergency events Jan. 31-Feb. 1 at Hampton Inn and Suites in Murray.
Conferences

International Dyslexia Association to hold regional conference in Louisville

The Kentucky Branch of the International Dyslexia Association will host the IDA Southern Regional Conference March 22-23 at the Louisville Marriott Downtown.