Saturday, July 20, 2019
Conferences

KAEE members eligible for discount for national conference in Lexington

Members of the Kentucky Association for Environmental Education may receive a discount off registration for the North American Association for Environmental Education’s annual conference, which will be Oct. 16-19 at the Lexington Convention Center.
Announcements

Mr. Steve, STEAM-based activities highlight KET’s Super Saturday

Kentucky Educational Television will host its annual Super Saturday event featuring STEAM-based activities for children ages 2-8 and their families Aug. 10 at the KET studios in Lexington.
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.
Recognitions

Fayette science teacher named KEA’s 2020 Teacher of the Year

Melanie Trowel, a 7th-grade science teacher at Leestown Middle School (Fayette County), has been named the 2020 Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Education Association.
Resources

KAEE offers teaching resources for environmental educators

The KAEE TREE has been developed as a means to connect educators with professionals who can assist with the integration of environmental concepts into all content areas.
Resources

The Arboretum offers classroom experience on ecosystems

The Arboretum, State Botanical Garden of Kentucky is offering a classroom experience in which students can explore connections between plants, other organisms and their environments by designing miniature ecosystems contained within terrariums.
Conferences

Proposals sought for NAEE conference

The North American Association for Environmental Education is accepting proposals for its annual conference and research symposium Oct. 15-19 at Lexington Convention Center.
Announcements

Two Fayette teachers selected for NASA’s airborne astronomy program

Two Fayette County teachers, Heidi Anderson of Locust Trace AgriScience Center and Ashley Rosen of the STEAM Academy, are among 28 teachers chosen for the 2019 NASA Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors program, a professional development for high school science teachers.
Resources

Classrooms can join scientists, explore virtually in Antarctic expedition

Teachers are invited to take their students’ STEM education to the next level through virtual exchange with scientists and explorers on an expedition to one of the most remote areas of the planet, the Weddell Sea off Antarctica, this month.