Tuesday, August 4, 2020
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.