Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Kentucky Historical Society sets teacher workshops for 2019-2020

The Kentucky Historical Society has announced the schedule for its teachers’ workshops for the 2019-2020 school year.

Kentucky Thespian Festival to be held in Owensboro

The Kentucky Educational Theatre Association and Kentucky Thespians, an EdTA affiliate, will host the Kentucky Thespian Festival Oct. 18-19 at RiverPark Center in Owensboro.

Kentucky Science Teachers Association conference part of NSTA area conference

The Kentucky Science Teachers Association will hold its annual conference as part of a National Science Teaching Association area conference Nov. 14-16 at Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati.

Youth art contest commemorates women’s suffrage centennial

The National Archives Foundation is holding a youth art competition in conjunction with its newest exhibit and national initiative, “Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote,” which celebrates the centennial of women’s suffrage.

U.S. Department of Education compiles Constitution Day resources

The U.S. Department of Education has assembled a number of resources for teachers to plan activities related to Constitution Day, Sept. 17.

KAEE offers workshop on outdoor curricula in Horse Cave

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education is offering a free workshop that will train and certify participants in the Project WET, Project WILD Aquatic and Project Underground curricula Oct. 24-25 at the Thomas House in Horse Cave.

Kentucky Reading Association to hold conference

The Kentucky Reading Association will hold its fall conference Sept. 26-28 at the Louisville Marriott East.

Bill of Rights Institute offers resources for Constitution Day

The Bill of Rights Institute, a nonprofit educational organization, offers a number of resources for teachers and students on the U.S. Constitution in advance of Constitution Day, Sept. 17. Kentucky schools are required by federal law to provide programs related to Constitution Day.

Students excel in STEM competitions at national conference

More than 50 middle and high school students from 10 schools represented Kentucky during the 2019 Technology Student Association National Conference in National Harbor, Md., with several of them bringing home awards.

Horseman makes recommendations to CTE legislative task force

During the third meeting of the Kentucky Career and Technical Education Task Force Aug. 21, Kentucky Department of Education Associate Commissioner David Horseman offered a recommendation for a phased approach to funding and governance alternatives for a new unified CTE system in the Commonwealth.