Friday, January 28, 2022
Conferences

Kentucky Science Teachers Association hosting 2022 virtual conference

The Kentucky Science Teachers Association (KSTA) is hosting its annual conference virtually on Feb. 25- 26. This year’s theme is “Moving Forward: Inspiring Science Teaching and Learning.”
Announcements

Applications open for 2022 National STEM Scholar Program

Applications are now open for middle school science teachers wishing to apply for a spot in the 2022 class of the National STEM Scholar Program, a unique professional development program providing advanced STEM training, national network building and “big idea” project support for the teachers of aspiring scientists nationwide.
Conferences

Kentucky Science Teachers Association to host Feb. 24 summit

The Kentucky Science Teachers Association (KSTA) is hosting a virtual Kentucky Science Teaching Summit on Feb. 24 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. ET using Zoom.
Announcements

Kentucky Science Center hosting Virtual Youth Science Summit on March 15

The Kentucky Science Center in Louisville is hosting its annual Youth Science Summit on March 15 from 9 to 11 a.m. ET. The virtual event is free and will be hosted on Zoom. The event is for youth ages 13-19; all interest and aptitude levels are welcome.
Resources

​​ KEEN inspires students to discover engineering

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) hopes to inspire students to discover engineering through the Kentucky Engineering Exposure Network (KEEN).
Learning

Registration open for KAEE fall 2021 eeCredentials

Registration is now open for the fall 2021 term of the Kentucky Association for Environmental Education’s (KAEE’s) eeCredentials. The eeCredentials program is a certificate that can be earned by completing a series of courses designed to increase your knowledge and skills in a certain area.
News

Kentucky finalists chosen for Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

Six Kentucky educators have been selected as state finalists and are now eligible to receive a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) award, the nation’s highest honor for U.S. K–12 science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or computer science teachers.
Science Advisory Panel and Review Committee Virtual Meeting: April 30, 2021

Science Advisory Panel and Review Committee works to establish vision ahead of science standard...

Over the course of two virtual meetings, the Science Advisory Panel and Review Committee established a vision that will guide their work as they begin the revision process for the Kentucky Academic Standards for Science.
Picture of the outside of Bryan Station High School.

Partnerships help Fayette County high school achieve Green Ribbon status

Bryan Station High School (Fayette County) is among 27 schools, three early learning centers, five districts and five postsecondary institutions being honored for their innovative efforts to reduce their environmental impact and utility costs, improve health and wellness, and ensure effective sustainability education.
Announcements

Teams sought for microgravity experiments aboard International Space Station

The National Center for Earth and Space Science Education has announced the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP) Mission 16 to the International Space Station. Students across the country will have an opportunity to design and propose microgravity experiments to fly in low-Earth orbit on the International Space Station (ISS).