Friday, September 25, 2020
Announcements

Information, applications coming soon for Governor’s School for the Arts

Applications will open soon for the summer 2021 session of the Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA), and the first virtual information session on how to apply will be at 4:30 p.m. ET on Oct. 1.
Recognitions

KWLA announces Outstanding Teacher, Outstanding Rising Star Teacher

Jennifer Hoban, a French teacher at Louisville Collegiate School, is the 2020 recipient of the Kentucky World Language Association (KWLA) Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award. She received the award on Sept. 19 at the KWLA Fall Virtual Conference.
Resources

Kentucky Historical Society offers online programs for students, teachers

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) has launched several virtual education aids for K-12 students, the result of surveying about 200 Kentucky teachers over the summer.
Resources

Digital tools to engage your students in social studies

Students should be engaging with the inquiry practices to acquire, refine and extend knowledge and understanding of key social studies concepts within the four disciplinary lenses of civics, economics, geography and history.
Resources

KDE offering new middle school career resources

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has created the Middle School Career Resources webpage to assist schools in implementation of the Kentucky Academic Standards (KAS) for Career Studies and Financial Literacy.
Conferences

Speech team seminars available

Speech activities are gearing up for the 2020-2021 school year, even as students and teachers navigate a changed learning environment.
Conferences

Sessions on teaching writing online available Sept. 3-Oct. 29

The Kentucky Writing Project is offering eight one-hour sessions for teachers to help them implement effective online instruction. The sessions deal with how to teach writing during non-traditional instruction.
Resources

KFEC lists financial literacy resources for online teaching

Kentucky teachers looking for ways to help students with financial literacy, especially during virtual learning, have access to a new list of links for that purpose.
Conferences

KAEE conference to be held virtually in September

The Kentucky Association of Environmental Education (KAEE) Annual Conference will be held virtually Sept. 17-19.
Recognitions

CTE professionals receive 2020 Kentucky Farm Bureau Career and Technical Education Awards

Eight career and technical education (CTE) professionals received 2020 CTE Awards at a live-streamed ceremony on July 24 at the Galt House in Louisville. The awards program is conducted by the Kentucky Association for Career and Technical Education (KACTE).