Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Workshops on environmental education curricula available

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education (KAEE) is offering several workshops this fall, including professional learning opportunities in which educators can become certified in Project Learning Tree, Project WET, Project WILD and other curricula.

KACTE Entrepreneurial Contest accepting entries

The Kentucky Association for Career and Technical Education is now taking entries for its annual entrepreneurial contest.
About 2,600 high school students had the opportunity to meet with construction employers during the 13th Annual Kentucky Construction Career Days at the Shelby County Fairgrounds. The event, sponsored by the Kentucky Construction Career Choice Council, gives students the chance to obtain information about employment, construction registered apprenticeship offerings, and post-secondary educational opportunities. Photo by David Lawson

Kentucky CTE students take part in Construction Career Days

Students from across Kentucky participated recently in Construction Career Days, which give members of the construction industry an opportunity to engage with high school students in career and technical education programs.

Civics Test Manual available

A Civics Test Manual is available to offer potential guidance to districts in preparation for the administration of the legislatively required exam.

FCCLA introduces the first Day of Service

Kentucky’s Family Career Community Leaders of America’are being encouraged to “paint their town red with community service” by dedicating one day during the week of Oct. 29- Nov. 4 to take action and make a difference in their community.

Bowling Green workshops focus on implementing science standards

Teachers can explore the fundamental principles of science education and its parallels to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in two professional learning workshops Oct. 19-20 at the Green River Regional Educational Cooperative in Bowling Green.

Applications open for the 2018 Excellence in Action award

Apply for the 2018 Excellence in Action award to showcase the amazing work of your Career and Technical Education students, instructors and faculty at the national level.

Kentucky leads nation in 2017 Summer Reading pledges

For the fifth year, Kentucky led the nation in Summer Reading pledges during the annual summer reading challenge sponsored by MetaMetrics.

Sign up for Technical Upgrade Trainings

If you are a career and technical education teacher, here is a chance to learn new technical skills to help you build your program.

Kentucky educators appointed to MBA Research positions

MBA Research offers a variety of workshops, webinars, conference presentations and other professional development activities for business and marketing teachers nationwide.