The Kentucky Council for the Social Studies (KCSS) is accepting proposals for its annual conference Sept. 13-14 at Valley High School in Louisville.
Liberty Lives Forever, a nonpolitical, nonpartisan organization dedicated to educating Americans about the contents of the U.S. Constitution, offers ideas, materials and suggestions for teaching about the Constitution.
The course standards documents for required social studies courses have been revised to include the newly adopted standards and are available on the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) Course Standards webpage.
After undergoing a rigorous revision process that began in January 2018, revised standards for social studies became law on July 5.
The White House Historical Association hosts public lectures throughout the year, and it will begin streaming its lectures via Facebook Live and archiving the videos on its YouTube page for educators and others living outside the Washington area.
Registration is open for the Kentucky Historical Society’s (KHS) 2019 Kentucky History Education Conference and related events for K-12 educators July 17-19 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort.
The Administrative Regulation Review Subcommittee approved new social studies standards during its May 14 meeting at the Capitol Annex in Frankfort and will tentatively go into law July 5.
The McConnell Center at the University of Louisville is in the process of reconsidering its civic education programming in order to better use its resources to serve educators.
Applications are now being accepted for the Earle C. Clements Innovation in Education Award for Civics and History Teachers, which recognizes promising and innovative Kentucky high school history or civics teachers.
The National Endowment for the Humanities is underwriting a professional learning opportunity June 30-July 21 in which teachers can participate in two seminars and a two-week bus tour through Montana and North Dakota.