Thursday, January 24, 2019

Judges needed for National History Day competitions

The Kentucky Historical Society is seeking judges for its National History Day in Kentucky regional and state contests.

High school students may apply now for UKCI China field study

The UK Confucius Institute has announced the 2019 High School Students Experiencing China Field Study — a 14-day study program in China hosted by the UK Confucius Institute and designed to help Kentucky high school students expand their Chinese language and culture experiences.

College Board Chinese Guest Teacher Program applications due

Apply now to host a Chinese guest teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. Since 2007, the College Board Chinese Guest Teacher Program has placed more than 1,550 Chinese language and culture teachers to classrooms across the nation.

Apply now to bring a Japanese language assistant to your school

Apply now to bring a native Japanese language assistant teacher to your school through the Japanese Language Education Assistant Program program.

Classrooms can join scientists, explore virtually in Antarctic expedition

Teachers are invited to take their students’ STEM education to the next level through virtual exchange with scientists and explorers on an expedition to one of the most remote areas of the planet, the Weddell Sea off Antarctica, this month.

Middle school science teachers invited to apply to become National STEM Scholars

The National Stem Cell Foundation partners with The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Science and Mathematics and The Center for Gifted Studies at Western Kentucky University to fund 10 scholarships each year for middle school science teachers working to transfer a passion for science to students in this age group.

KET Young Writers Contest now open to all grades

The KET Young Writers Contest invites students to celebrate the power of crafting stories, poems and illustrations by submitting their own original stories and poems. For the first time, the contest is open to students in all grades.

Calloway, Carter high schools earn Special Olympics recognition

Two Kentucky high schools have received the highest recognition possible for schools participating in the Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools program.

Kentucky Historical Society updates online educator resources

The Kentucky Historical Society has updated its educator resources webpage as part of its work to provide teachers with easier access to Kentucky history resources.

Providing high-quality Spanish teachers to Kentucky schools

Visiting Teachers from Spain enables local school districts in Kentucky to hire highly qualified, licensed, native Spanish-speaking educators to teach at elementary, middle and high schools.