Monday, July 22, 2019
Spotlight

A call for more social and emotional learning

The Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning collaborated with Civic and Hart Research & Associates, sponsored by The Allstate Foundation, to survey 1,300 current and recent high school students.
Resources

KDE offers clarification on early graduation program

The Kentucky Department of Education has attempted to clarify its early graduation program by adding several questions and answers to its list of frequently asked questions on minimum high school graduation requirements.
Resources

Making attendance and social/emotional learning a priority

Being a college professor allows me to do two things. It allows me to stay connected with incredible school counselors from Kentucky and other states and it allows me to do something I’ve always loved ... teach!
Conferences

Kentucky School Counselor Association seeks conference proposals

The Kentucky School Counselor Association is accepting proposals for its fall conference Sept. 11-13 at Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott Resort and Spa.
Seneca High School (Jefferson County) counselors wanted to have a full table at lunch that was accessible to every student, every day, in every lunch. Pictured, from left, are counselors Strauzie Collins, Ryan Hite, Carlos Rul-lan, Tracy Fussnecker, Jennifer Rul-lan. Submitted photo

Jefferson counselors find ways to reach students during lunch

Seneca High School (Jefferson County) counselors advocated for more lunch duty last school year, but there was a catch. Instead of standing in one corner, the counselors wanted to have a full table that was accessible to every student, every day, in every lunch.
Announcements

Check out two free leadership programs

Lead2Feed is a leadership program that nurtures a new generation of leaders – the ones sitting in your classroom and school – while working to meet a community need through project management, decision-making and teamwork.
Conferences

2019 Career and Technical Education Summer Conference

Get excited about the 2019 Career and Technical Education Summer Conference. Along with a week full of great presentations and opportunities to learn and grow, we will have a special counselor day on June 26.
News

Work to create standards for school counselors continues

School counselors and postsecondary partners on two advisory councils are working to develop standards both for school counselors and for the preparation of prospective counselors, as well as a model that will illustrate what effective school counseling should look like.
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.