Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Announcements

Fayette teacher selected for NASA’s airborne astronomy program

Denise Minor, a science teacher at Henry Clay High School (Fayette County), is among 28 teachers chosen for the 2019 NASA Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors program, a professional development program for high school science teachers.
Recognitions

Four Kentucky teachers receive PAEMST honors

Four Kentucky mathematics and science teachers are among 213 recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, which is awarded to outstanding K-12 science and mathematics teachers from across the country.
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.
Leigh Cocanougher

How environmental education can lead to novice reduction

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education's Leigh Cocanougher explains how environmental education may be a tool to help reduce the number of students scoring Novice on statewide testing.
Spotlight

Educators work on science standard-setting process

Kentucky educators from across the state met at the Lexington Embassy Suites on July 17-19 to provide recommendations for cut scores for each of the performance levels for the new science assessments at grades 4 and 7.
News

Kentuckians win Presidential Award for math, science teaching

Grant County's Shannon Brickler and Somerset Independent's Natasha Craft are among 104 educators nationwide to be recognized as winners of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
Announcements

Nominate a biology teacher for outstanding teacher award

Nominations are open for the National Association of Biology Teachers’ (NABT) 2018 Outstanding Biology Teacher Award for Kentucky.
Learning

Applications open for two K-12 meteorological summer workshops

Enhance your knowledge of Earth system science and earn three tuition-free graduate credits from California University of Pennsylvania through the Project ATMOSPHERE or the Maury Project summer workshops.
Belfry High School (Pike County) students Aryn Adkins and Austin Dillon collect water from a well in Pike County. Adkins and Dillon are two of the four students that will be traveling to India later this year to present their findings about groundwater quality as part of the U.S. Department of State's Mission to India program. Submitted picture by Carlie McCoy

Pike County water research team to travel to India to present research

A team of students from Belfry High School (Pike County) will travel to Kolkata, India, in June to present their research on groundwater quality in Pike County.
Conferences

Professional learning webinar on climate education scheduled

The North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) will host a professional learning webinar by the Sustainability and Livelihood Research Organization on climate education at 10 a.m. ET Feb. 21.