Monday, January 27, 2020
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.
Conferences

National STEM Scholar Program open to middle school science teachers

The National STEM Scholar Program invites middle school science teachers to apply for its 2020 class.
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.
A sea lion swims through the water during the sea lion show at the Louisville Zoo. Photo by Bobby Ellis, June 13, 2017

Louisville Zoo offers educational programs as part of field trips

The Louisville Zoo offers educational experiences that provide an opportunity for students to discover natural phenomena in an immersive learning environment.
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.
Elena Kamenetzky

KWLA names Outstanding Teacher, Outstanding New Teacher

Elena Kamenetzky, a Japanese teacher at Eastern High School (Jefferson County), is the 2019 recipient of the Kentucky World Language Association Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award.
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.
Students enjoy the hands-on soil cart in The Spirit of Kentucky® exhibit at the Frazier History Museum in Louisville.

Frazier History Museum programming supports new social studies standards

The new Kentucky Academic Standards for Social Studies present a goal of “producing graduates that are civically engaged, socially responsible and culturally aware.”