Friday, April 10, 2020
News

Feedback sought on Carl D. Perkins State Plan

Based on recent public input, the Kentucky Department of Education is seeking final feedback on its revised draft of the Carl D. Perkins State Plan, also known as Perkins V or the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act.
Interim Education Commissioner Kevin C. Brown, center, poses with the students after the recognition.

KDE recognizes CTE month

At its Feb. 4 meeting, the Kentucky Board of Education Celebrated February as National Career and Technical Education Month by recognizing students from each of the state’s nationally recognized career and technical student organizations.
Contests

KACTE Entrepreneurship Event winners announced

The winners of the ninth annual Kentucky Association for Career and Technical Education (KACTE) Entrepreneurship Event have been announced.
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.