Thursday, January 24, 2019

Kentucky Historical Society offering professional learning workshops

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is offering three professional learning workshops for teachers in the coming months.

Reminder: Civics test required for graduation

Passed by the Kentucky General Assembly in 2017, Senate Bill 159 requires students to pass a 100-question civics test in order to graduate from a public high school with a regular diploma.

Academic standards adopted for Historical and Cultural Influences of the Bible elective course

The Kentucky Academic Standards for the Historical and Cultural Influences of the Bible Elective Social Studies Course were adopted at the August 2018 Kentucky Board of Education meeting and now are available for download and use.

ACTFL calls for proposals for its 2019 annual convention

Submit a proposal to be considered to present at the 2019 ACTFL Annual Convention and World Languages Expo Nov. 22-24, 2019, in Washington, D.C.

PIMSER to host math leadership academy

The Partnership Institute for Math and Science Education Reform (PIMSER) will host a leadership academy for mathematics administrators beginning Dec. 11 at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond.

White House History Teacher Institute accepting applications

The White House History Teacher Institute is accepting applications for teacher workshops hosted by the White House Historical Association (WHAA) on July 8-12 and July 22-26 at the David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History in Washington.

Fayette, Henderson science teachers honored by KSTA

Abigail Guskey of Sandersville Elementary School (Fayette County) and Angela Marksberry of North Middle School (Henderson County) were among the recipients of the Kentucky Science Teachers Association’s (KSTA) 2018 Kentucky Science Teacher Awards.

KASL recognizes individuals for service to libraries

The Kentucky Association of School Librarians rolled out the red carpet on July 16 to recognize individuals for their service to the organization and to the libraries they serve.

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.

KLA honors three librarians

The Kentucky Library Association held its awards luncheon Sept. 20 at the Galt House in Louisville.