Thursday, August 16, 2018

Jefferson teacher attends National Gallery of Art teacher institute

Carol Hawkins, a teacher at Breckinridge-Franklin Elementary School (Jefferson County), was one of 52 participants in the 2018 National Gallery of Art Summer Teacher Institute on storytelling and the visual arts in Washington in July.

Kentucky Center for Mathematics course catalog available

The Kentucky Center for Mathematics’ 2018-2019 Course Catalog is available for mathematics educators.

Kentucky NEED Project offers energy education workshops

The Kentucky NEED (National Energy Education Development) Project is offering 12 energy education workshops this fall.

Nominations open for KCSS outstanding teacher award

The Kentucky Council for the Social Studies is accepting nominations for its 2018 Outstanding Social Studies Teacher Award.

Grant available to help Brazilian educators develop English teaching capacity

The Regional English Language Office at the U.S. Embassy in Brazil is offering a funding opportunity to support the development of English teaching capacity for Brazilian public school teachers in bilingual schools through an in-person and online exchange program.

McConnell Center scholars program open to social studies teachers

The University of Louisville McConnell Center Civics Education Program is accepting applications for the 2018-2019 cohort of its Teacher Scholars Program lecture and seminar series.

KCTE seeking proposals for annual conference

The Kentucky Council of Teachers of English/Language Arts is accepting proposals for its annual conference, which will be Feb. 22-23 at Embassy Suites Lexington.

Professional learning for world languages, immersion teachers

With the new school year right around the corner, now is the time for educators to begin planning which professional learning events will provide them with opportunities to grow as professionals.

Educators work on science standard-setting process

Kentucky educators from across the state met at the Lexington Embassy Suites on July 17-19 to provide recommendations for cut scores for each of the performance levels for the new science assessments at grades 4 and 7.

Workshops offer resources for teaching and learning pathway participants

The Kentucky Department of Education is offering three opportunities for teachers of the teaching and learning pathway to learn more about instructional and clinical resources available for the 2018-2019 school year.