Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Announcements

Schools across Kentucky invited to WE Day

All schools are invited to join a statewide celebration of change-makers and to witness the culmination of the WE Schools program this year.
Learning

KAGE Foundation offering professional learning opportunities

The Kentucky Association for Gifted Education has experts in the Commonwealth and beyond who are volunteering their services to provide professional learning experiences in a variety of topics, tailoring the material to the audience and purpose.
Announcements

Course codes changes for 2019-2020 now available

The Course Codes Changes for 2019-2020 are now available on the Kentucky Uniform Academic Course Codes webpage.
Conferences

Self-care tip: Check out these summer conferences

We can’t keep taking care of everyone else without taking care of ourselves. Head to a conference that will allow you to get out, learn from others and grow. Learning and growing is one of the best things we can do for ourselves and ultimately, for our students.
Announcements

Free teen depression webinar on March 21

Families for Depression Awareness is presenting a free “Understanding Teen Depression” webinar 7-8:15 p.m. ET March 21.
Jimmy Cornn

Kentucky Odyssey of the Mind: Filling the gap

Odyssey of the Mind provides an opportunity for students to apply their knowledge in meaningful and creative ways.
Resources

New bullying prevention lessons available

The Kentucky Department of Education is offering lessons on bullying prevention and resilience to elementary school educators throughout the Commonwealth.
Resources

Check out these bullying and suicide prevention resources

We have had a lot of tragedy and loss among our youth in Kentucky this year. We have to continue to help our kids feel loved and valued. Let’s be leaders in this work.
Announcements

SACS policy for dual credit reversed

Please be advised that a new SACS policy that was to go into effect starting in the 2019-2020 school year preventing dual credit and non-dual credit students from being in the same course has been reversed.
Announcements

Engage for Change looking for input

The Kentucky Department of Education’s Engage for Change work group is committed to partnering with school districts, higher education, state agencies and businesses to make positive changes in the transition experience and success of d/Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals.