Thursday, January 23, 2020
Recognitions

Kentucky educators honored at national CTE event

Six career and technical education professionals from Kentucky public schools were among those honored in the national awards program at the Association for Career and Technical Education’s Career Tech Vision professional development conference in December in Anaheim, Calif.
Announcements

Expanded early postsecondary opportunities: Articulated credit

Students can earn articulated college credit toward postsecondary studies within their career pathway while in high school – tuition free!
Announcements

Eastern Kentucky University expands spring semester online dual credit

Eastern Kentucky University's Department of Applied Engineering and Technology will offer three online dual credit courses this spring for high school juniors and seniors.
Recognitions

Kentucky FCCLA recognized for statewide sepsis campaign

Sepsis Alliance, the nation’s leading sepsis organization, named Kentucky Family, Career and Community Leaders of American (FCCLA) and sepsis survivor Darrell Raikes as the 2019 Erin Kay Flatley Spirit Award winners.
Olivia Moore, a junior at Western Hills High School in Franklin County, works on a greenhouse.

Western Hills junior creating Moore Goodness

Olivia Moore, a junior at Western Hills High School in Franklin County, founded Moore Goodness for her supervised agricultural experience.
Michael Rodenberg

Bus to Business creates an opportunity for students to ‘Go and See’

The challenge of connecting with potential employees often emerges when business leaders talk about the workforce. I too have questioned, how can we let young people know what modern manufacturing – or other vocations – offer in job variety, pay, advancement and other opportunities?
Recognitions

Kentucky CTE professionals receive regional honors

Two Kentucky Career and Technical Education professionals were named regional award winners at the Association for Career and Technical Education Region 2 Conference in Raleigh, N.C., Oct. 5.
David Horseman, right, an associate commissioner at the Kentucky Department of Education, talks with Rep. Bobby McCool (R-Van Lear), co-chairman of the Kentucky Career and Technical Education Task Force, following a meeting of the task force. Photo by Mike Marsee, Oct. 2., 2019

KDE to help advance CTE task force’s recommendations

The Kentucky Department of Education will be involved in drafting legislation that would begin the process of reforming Kentucky’s career and technical education system.
Announcements

Kentucky FCCLA students attend national leadership conference

About 200 Kentucky Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members and advisers joined more than 8,700 other attendees at the largest annual FCCLA National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Calif., in July.
Colton Kessinger, from Spencer County High School, operates a driving simulator from CAT.

K4C Construction Days draws about 3,000 students from across Kentucky

Students visited exhibitors that ranged from construction professionals to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority and different colleges to talk about their next steps after graduation.