Sunday, December 8, 2019
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.
Announcements

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.
News

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.
News

Kentucky launches online tool to help people explore careers

he Kentucky Center for Statistics has launched a free, online Career Explorer Tool to allow students and job seekers to explore careers matching their knowledge, skills and abilities.