Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Learning

Providing Equity in Education: A webinar opportunity with Damien Sweeney

One of our roles in schools is to provide equity and access to our students. A report by The Education Trust shows that minority students in Kentucky are not given fair access to rigorous educational programs in our schools.
Announcements

Expanded early postsecondary opportunities: Articulated credit

Students can earn articulated college credit toward postsecondary studies within their career pathway while in high school – tuition free!
News

OEA report says school counselors need more time, more help

A report by the Office of Education Accountability concluded that school counselors should be able to spend more time working with students and that more counselors are needed in Kentucky schools.
Announcements

Eastern Kentucky University expands spring semester online dual credit

Eastern Kentucky University's Department of Applied Engineering and Technology will offer three online dual credit courses this spring for high school juniors and seniors.
Resources

ILP Playbooks now available for grades 5-12

The Kentucky Department of Education has released the Individual Learning Plan Playbooks, which offer recommendations for chronological themes and lessons for career exploration and social and emotional development to teach at each grade level in grades 5-8 and 9-12.
Resources

Collection of trauma-informed resources available

The Concordia University (Ore.) College of Education offers a free collection of trauma-informed resources and training that provides help for managing stress at school. Educators can use the resources to learn techniques for long-term self-care and ways to tackle challenging behavior caused by trauma.
Announcements

October is Bullying Prevention Month; Kentucky Safe Schools Week set for Oct. 20-26

October is Bullying Prevention month and Kentucky Safe Schools Week is set for Oct. 20–26.
Announcements

2020-2021 FAFSA application period opens

The 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form is available for students and parents to apply for financial aid for college or graduate school. The application process opened Oct. 1 for the form that federal and state governments, colleges and other organizations use to award financial aid.
Announcements

Project AWARE trainings on trauma-informed practices set

There will be three different learning collaboratives this school year across Kentucky.
Announcements

Universal KCTCS admission requirements for dual credit students

All 16 Kentucky Community and Technical College System colleges have adopted universal admission requirements for dual credit students seeking enrollment in college level courses.