Sunday, May 26, 2019

KAEE offers environmental education boot camp

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education (KAEE) will hold its EE Boot Camp June 10-12 at Maywoods Environmental and Educational Laboratory near Crab Orchard.

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.

Crushed stone association offers workshop on Kentucky’s rocks, minerals

The Kentucky Crushed Stone Association (KyCSA) will hold its annual teachers’ workshop, “Rocks and Minerals in Modern Society,” June 18-19 at the Georgetown College Leadership and Conference Center in Georgetown.

KAEE hosting outdoor learning symposium in Lexington

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education (KAEE) will host its annual Outdoor Learning Symposium June 18 at Frederick Douglass High School in Lexington.

Nominations open for KAEE environmental education awards

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

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.

EKU hosting Science and Math Camp for junior and seniors

The Eastern Kentucky University College of Science will host its Science and Math Camp June 2-7 on the EKU campus in Richmond.

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.

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.

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.