Monday, August 19, 2019
Conferences

Virtual Math Summit offers 39 presentations for elementary teachers

Build Math Minds will host its Virtual Math Summit, a free online professional learning event, from July 29 to Aug. 1.
Resources

Resources available for teaching about U.S. Constitution

Liberty Lives Forever, a nonpolitical, nonpartisan organization dedicated to educating Americans about the contents of the U.S. Constitution, offers ideas, materials and suggestions for teaching about the Constitution.
Announcements

Revised social studies course standards documents available

The course standards documents for required social studies courses have been revised to include the newly adopted standards and are available on the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) Course Standards webpage.
News

KDE officials call for legislators to create unified CTE system

In a presentation to the Kentucky Budget Review Subcommittee on Education, Commissioner Wayne Lewis and Associate Commissioner David Horseman called for legislators to create a unified system for delivering quality career and technical education for students in the Commonwealth.
News

Revised social studies standards adopted for 2019-2020 school year

After undergoing a rigorous revision process that began in January 2018, revised standards for social studies became law on July 5.
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Lexington native is taking her engineering expertise to Harvard

Rachel Seevers, a 2019 graduate of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School (Fayette County), embraces being a role model for the future women engineers of Kentucky.
This is the logo for the What Will You Be KY campaign.

Kentucky students make their mark at national Educators Rising conference

High school students across Kentucky who are interested in education as a career spent several days in the Texas heat at the Educators Rising Conference June 22-25 in Dallas.
Conferences

North American Association for Environmental Education to meet in Lexington

The North American Association for Environmental Education will hold its annual conference Oct. 16-19 at the Lexington Convention Center.
Announcements

Nominations open for annual environmental education awards

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education is accepting nominations for its annual Excellence in Environmental Education Awards.
Announcements

Revised reading and writing, math standards documents available

After undergoing a rigorous revision process that began in 2017, revised standards for reading and writing and mathematics have been adopted into law.