Saturday, July 20, 2019

Kentucky Council for the Social Studies seeks conference proposals

The Kentucky Council for the Social Studies (KCSS) is accepting proposals for its annual conference Sept. 13-14 at Valley High School in Louisville.

NKCES offering physical education, visual and performing arts academy

The Northern Kentucky Cooperative for Educational Services will host the Regional Physical Education/Visual and Performing Arts Summer Academy on July 29 at the NKCES training center in Cold Spring.
David Horseman, center, associate commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Education Office of Career and Technical Education and Student Transition, told a legislative task force July 10 that the top priority in developing a unified system for delivering career and technical education should be finding the best way to share the resources.

A better CTE system starts with pooling resources

Associate Commissioner David Horseman told the Kentucky Career and Technical Education Task Force that finding the best way to share resources should be the top priority in developing a unified system for career and technical education.

KAEE members eligible for discount for national conference in Lexington

Members of the Kentucky Association for Environmental Education may receive a discount off registration for the North American Association for Environmental Education’s annual conference, which will be Oct. 16-19 at the Lexington Convention Center.

Virtual Math Summit offers 39 presentations for elementary teachers

Build Math Minds will host its Virtual Math Summit, a free online professional learning event, from July 29 to Aug. 1.

Resources available for teaching about U.S. Constitution

Liberty Lives Forever, a nonpolitical, nonpartisan organization dedicated to educating Americans about the contents of the U.S. Constitution, offers ideas, materials and suggestions for teaching about the Constitution.

Revised social studies course standards documents available

The course standards documents for required social studies courses have been revised to include the newly adopted standards and are available on the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) Course Standards webpage.

KDE officials call for legislators to create unified CTE system

In a presentation to the Kentucky Budget Review Subcommittee on Education, Commissioner Wayne Lewis and Associate Commissioner David Horseman called for legislators to create a unified system for delivering quality career and technical education for students in the Commonwealth.

Revised social studies standards adopted for 2019-2020 school year

After undergoing a rigorous revision process that began in January 2018, revised standards for social studies became law on July 5.
This is the logo for the What Will You Be KY campaign.

Lexington native is taking her engineering expertise to Harvard

Rachel Seevers, a 2019 graduate of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School (Fayette County), embraces being a role model for the future women engineers of Kentucky.