Saturday, October 16, 2021
Resources

KET highlighting resources for World Mental Health Day

In honor of World Mental Health Day on Oct. 10, KET is highlighting their collection of resources on mental health and social and emotional learning.
Graphic reading: KDE News, Kentucky Department of Education

Schools, districts recognized for best practices at Continuous Improvement Summit

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) recognized seven schools and two school districts for best practices during the 2021 Continuous Improvement Summit on Sept. 23.
Learning

Center on Trauma and Children offering series on staff wellness, resiliency

Join the University of Kentucky Center on Trauma and Children (CTAC) for a series of five online ECHO sessions offering support for educators and school personnel. Effective Instructional Leadership Act credit is available.
Announcements

Be a Safety Star: Celebrate Kentucky Safe Schools Week Oct. 17-23

Kentucky Safe Schools Week, sponsored by the Kentucky Center for School Safety (KCSS), will be Oct. 17-23. This year’s theme – "Be a Safety Star" – will focus on spreading kindness, treating others with respect and abiding by safety rules and support.
Resources

KET shares resources on social-emotional learning through the arts

The Kentucky Educational Television (KET) newest collection of resources, “Social and Emotional Learning: The Arts for Every Classroom,” is designed to help educators and parents understand emotional development and lead students in art projects that build those skills.
Picture of a bus with its stop arm extended.

As Kentucky’s students go back to school, drivers reminded to be cautious with buses

As students return to school, Kentucky drivers are being reminded of the laws that apply to keep students safe.
Graphic reading KDE News.

New website helps students research college majors and salaries

Students have a new interactive tool to research degree programs at Kentucky’s public colleges and universities, allowing them to compare tuition, student debt and salaries for hundreds of occupations before choosing a major.
School Counselor Advisory Council Virtual Meeting: June 9, 2021

Kentucky school counselors hear need for direct connection with students this fall

Students returning to in-person classes this fall may need help adjusting, school counselors were told during the June 9 meeting of the School Counselor Advisory Council (SCAC). 
Recognitions

Campbell County schools earn RAMP designation

The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) has again designated three Campbell County Schools as a Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP).
Commissioner's Parents Advisory Council Virtual Meeting: March 10, 2021

KDE Parents Advisory Council shows support for steps towards equity and inclusion

The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Parents Advisory Council (PAC) expressed appreciation and support for KDE’s commitment to providing schools with the resources needed to create a more equitable and inclusive environment.