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.
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.
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.
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 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.