Monday, May 27, 2019
Conferences

KAEE offers environmental education boot camp

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education (KAEE) will hold its EE Boot Camp June 10-12 at Maywoods Environmental and Educational Laboratory near Crab Orchard.
Spotlight

Kentucky students attend international marketing conference

More than 253 Kentucky high school students from 23 schools participated in the 2019 DECA International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Fla.
Conferences

90th Kentucky FFA State Convention planned for June 11-13 in Lexington

The 90th Kentucky FFA State Convention will be June 11-13 at the Lexington Center in downtown Lexington. More than 2,500 FFA members, advisers, sponsors and guests are expected to attend the convention.
News

Social studies standards approved by regulation subcommittee

The Administrative Regulation Review Subcommittee approved new social studies standards during its May 14 meeting at the Capitol Annex in Frankfort and will tentatively go into law July 5.
Beverly Joan Boulware

Opening the treasures of the language of math with children’s literature

During the past 25 years, the use of children’s literature as a context for teaching mathematical language has become a popular classroom practice and has been accompanied by an explosion in the number of children’s books that have been written specifically for such use.
Announcements

National Geographic Society offers grants for educators

The National Geographic Society Educator Grants Program offers grants designed to help educators teach people about the world and how it works.
Recognitions

Murray art teacher receives national award from Artsonia

Gena Maley, an art teacher at Murray Middle School (Murray Independent), has been named a recipient of Artsonia’s 2019 Art Education Leadership Award.
Announcements

McConnell Center conducting survey to guide future civics programming

The McConnell Center at the University of Louisville is in the process of reconsidering its civic education programming in order to better use its resources to serve educators.
Announcements

VSA Kentucky offers grants for inclusionary arts projects

Teachers are invited to apply for VSA Kentucky’s Arts Inclusion awards for the 2018-2019 school year. The program will award 25 to 30 grants of $1,300 each to schools for arts projects that include students of all abilities.
Recognitions

Fayette science teacher named KEA’s 2020 Teacher of the Year

Melanie Trowel, a 7th-grade science teacher at Leestown Middle School (Fayette County), has been named the 2020 Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Education Association.