Monday, October 14, 2019
Conferences

KAEE offers workshop on outdoor curricula in Horse Cave

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education is offering a free workshop that will train and certify participants in the Project WET, Project WILD Aquatic and Project Underground curricula Oct. 24-25 at the Thomas House in Horse Cave.
Resources

Community participation in the 2020 Census critical to school funding

The U.S. Census Bureau publishes resources that districts can use to advertise the importance of Census participation and encourages outreach activities within communities.
Announcements

Standards implementation professional learning series announced

Each month this fall, the Kentucky Department of Education will produce two webcasts and one virtual workshop to provide information and professional learning about standards implementation.
Recognitions

Muhlenberg custodian named winner of KASA’s Fred Award

Angela Shoemaker, a custodian at Muhlenberg South Middle School (Muhlenberg County), is the winner of the 2019 Fred Award from the Kentucky Association of School Administrators.
Conferences

KET offers professional development workshops on its resources

Kentucky Educational Television (KET) offers free professional development workshops on its instructional resources with KET education consultants, all designed to help students reach proficiency.
Resources

Stock Market Game teaches economics, investing

Teachers in grades 5-12 may register their students to participate in the Stock Market Game, an interactive, educational simulation and competition that teaches personal finance, economics, technology and team-building skills and can be used in mathematics, reading, writing, economics, social studies and business classes.
Recognitions

Four administrators receive awards from KASA

Four Kentucky educators were recognized by the Kentucky Association of School Administrators at its Annual Leadership Institute last month in Louisville.
Conferences

KCTE seeking proposals for annual conference

The Kentucky Council of Teachers of English/Language Arts is accepting proposals for its annual conference, which will be Feb. 28-29 at Berea College.
Announcements

State parks foundation offers grants for park visits

The Kentucky State Parks Foundation offers grants to schools to allow students to visit Kentucky State Parks through Inside Out Education.
Recognitions

Mason instructor a semifinalist for prize for skilled trades teachers

Adam Wallingford, a welding instructor at Mason County School, is among 50 teachers and teacher teams from across the country who have been named as semifinalists for the 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence.