Monday, October 19, 2020
Announcements

Project AWARE trainings on trauma-informed practices set

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

ACT offering free online learning tool

ACT is providing a free resource now available to all students, parents, teachers, principals and other educators.
Resources

Check out the new FAFSA guide

There is a newly updated FAFSA Completion Guide for the 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.
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.
Announcements

Industry certification reimbursement funding available

For the 2018-2019 school year, $1.8 million was allocated for districts and area technology centers to offer Kentucky Workforce Innovation Board approved industry recognized credentials to free/reduced-price meal students.
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

SACS policy for dual credit reversed

Please be advised that a new SACS policy that was to go into effect starting in the 2019-2020 school year preventing dual credit and non-dual credit students from being in the same course has been reversed.
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.
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.