Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Spotlight

Kentucky students make strong showing at DECA International conference

More than 250 Kentucky high school students from 23 high schools participated in the 2019 DECA International Career Development Conference in Orlando in April.
Lexy Riddle graduated from Hickman County High School in May with 44 college credit hours, most of which were attained through dual-credit courses. Photo by Mike Marsee, April 23, 2019

Planting the seed for a better future

A Hickman County High School graduate who once thought college might be out of her reach has used dual-credit courses to get a head start toward a degree.
Spotlight

Kentucky students attend international marketing conference

More than 253 Kentucky high school students from 23 schools participated in the 2019 DECA International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Fla.
Conferences

90th Kentucky FFA State Convention planned for June 11-13 in Lexington

The 90th Kentucky FFA State Convention will be June 11-13 at the Lexington Center in downtown Lexington. More than 2,500 FFA members, advisers, sponsors and guests are expected to attend the convention.
Bryan Station High School (Fayette County) junior LaMargaret Johnson impressed upon a national audience of chief state school officers and educators the vital importance of strong career and technical education (CTE) programs in a speech in Washington, D.C. Pictured with Johnson are Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis and her teacher, Catherine Vanatter. Photo by Jessica Fletcher, April 8, 2019

Bryan Station junior highlights importance of CTE at national conference

LaMargaret Johnson, a junior at Bryan Station High School (Fayette County), impressed upon a national audience of chief state school officers and educators the vital importance of strong career and technical education (CTE) programs in a speech in Washington, D.C., April 8.
Recognitions

Henderson health science program recognized by Advance CTE

The health science program at Henderson County High School has been recognized as one of eight winners of Advance CTE’s 2019 Excellence in Action awards.
Conferences

2019 Career and Technical Education Summer Conference

Get excited about the 2019 Career and Technical Education Summer Conference. Along with a week full of great presentations and opportunities to learn and grow, we will have a special counselor day on June 26.
Leo Guevara, a 2018 Graves County High School graduate, practices machine tooling. In only his second year in the machine tooling program at the Mayfield-Graves County Area Technology Center, Guevara competed in the State Skills USA competition and won the manual machine contest. Submitted photo by Paul Schaumburg, Graves County Schools

Graves County graduate finding success with machine tooling

Leo Guevara, a 2018 graduate of Graves County High School, has found his calling in machine tooling.
Conferences

Educators Rising Kentucky conference to be held in Bowling Green

Educators Rising Kentucky will host its annual state conference and competition March 5-6 at the Knicely Conference Center at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green.
Conferences

KACTE seeks proposals for annual conference

The Kentucky Association for Career and Technical Education (KACTE) is accepting proposals for its annual conference July 23-29 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.