Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Announcements

Update on CTE end-of-program pilot exams

Here are important updates related to the COVID-19 emergency from the Office of Career and Technical Education and Student Transition (OCTEST) regarding career and technical education (CTE) end-of-program (EOP) pilot assessments for the 2019-2020 academic year.
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

Identifying gifted and talented students

I had the opportunity to meet gifted and talented coordinators recently at the Kentucky Association for Gifted Education session. We spoke quite a bit about ways to create equity and access in gifted and talented.
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.
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.
Resources

ACT offering free online learning tool

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

Academic standards adopted for Historical and Cultural Influences of the Bible elective course

The Kentucky Academic Standards for the Historical and Cultural Influences of the Bible Elective Social Studies Course were adopted at the August 2018 Kentucky Board of Education meeting and now are available for download and use.
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.
Announcements

This school year a transition year for ILPs

The new ILP gives school districts more autonomy over the development and use of the plans. Schools and districts will have the flexibility to create an innovative program that engages and excites students.
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.