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.
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.
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.
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.
October is Bullying Prevention month and Kentucky Safe Schools Week is set for Oct. 20–26.
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.
There will be three different learning collaboratives this school year across Kentucky.
All 16 Kentucky Community and Technical College System colleges have adopted universal admission requirements for dual credit students seeking enrollment in college level courses.
On Aug. 19, the Education Professional Standards Board approved our Kentucky School Counseling Standards of Preparation. This document helps graduate schools know what to teach future school counselors.
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.