Monday, February 17, 2020
Recognitions

Nelson administrator, former KDE associate commissioner receives national CTE award

Laura Arnold, director of workforce development for Nelson County schools, has been named the 2020 the Association for Career and Technical Education Administrator of the Year.
Conferences

KET offers free multimedia workshops for educators, students

Kentucky Educational Television offers free workshops in multimedia production and related topics for educators and students in the KET Media Lab at the KET Network Center in Lexington.
Recognitions

Wayne principal named a National Distinguished Principal by NAESP

Derrick Harris, the principal at Bell Elementary School (Wayne County), was recognized by the National Association of Elementary School Principals as part of its 2019 Class of National Distinguished Principals during National Principals Month.
Announcements

Nominate a teacher for presidential math, science teaching awards

Nominations are being accepted for the 2019-2020 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
Announcements

Tracking influenza-like illnesses in schools

The Kentucky Department of Education and the Kentucky Department of Public Health are partnering to track students with flu-like illnesses in the school setting.
Announcements

Does your school nurse’s office have a CLIA certificate?

The federal Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services regulates laboratory testing through the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) certification program. Any person or facility that performs laboratory tests on human specimens for the purpose of diagnosis and/or treatment is required by federal law to have a CLIA certificate.
Resources

Two new social studies resources available from KDE

In support of the implementation of the Kentucky Academic Standards for Social Studies, the Kentucky Department of Education has released two new professional learning modules.
Announcements

National Endowment for the Humanities funds summer programs

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) funds tuition-free summer programs for K-12 educators and higher education faculty to study a variety of humanities topics. Participants receive stipends to help cover travel and living expenses.
Recognitions

Two teachers earn SHAPE America regional recognition

Two Kentucky teachers have been named 2020 District Teachers of the Year by SHAPE America – Society of Health and Physical Educators.
Resources

Technical assistance and resources in the area of behavior

The Kentucky Academic and Behavioral Response to Intervention project provides support to schools to assist with the development of plans to increase student achievement and decrease inappropriate behavior.