Friday, August 14, 2020

Kentucky Historical Society offers History smArts outreach program

The Kentucky Historical Society’s outreach program, History smArts, enhances skills in visual and historical literacy among students with the aid of artifact collections.
Resources

KDE announces new regional arts specialists

The Kentucky Department of Education has started a new program of regional arts specialists. Teachers, schools and districts will be able to utilize these individuals as an arts resource for their school and district.
Spotlight

Every art for every child in every school

The vision for our Owensboro Independent Schools fine arts department – Every Art for Every Child in Every School – is more than a slogan

Meet your arts and humanities consultant

Robert Duncan has served as the arts and humanities consultant at the Kentucky Department of Education since August 2009, following 28 years of classroom teaching.
Resources

KDE expands regional visual and performing arts specialists

The Kentucky Department of Education has expanded its cohort of regional visual and performing arts specialists for the 2017-18 school year.
Spotlight

Hart County teacher named 2017-18 Art Educator of the Year

Jennifer Bruton Sims was named the 2017-18 Art Educator of the Year by the Kentucky Art Education Association at its annual conference. A 20-year veteran in Hart County schools, Sims teaches at Munfordville Elementary School.
Learning

Applications being accepted for arts academies

Applications are being accepted for the 2016 Kentucky Center Academies for Arts & Arts Integration.
Conferences

Berea Festival of Learnshops registration open

Registration is open for the Berea Festival of Learnshops, scheduled for July 7-23. The event includes workshops lasting from two hours to two days...
Spotlight

Teacher-created lessons connect world language to art

Laurel County’s elementary school students are getting creative this school year with a new curriculum designed to bring out the inner artist in every world language learner.
Logan Smith was awarded the Three Dimensional Best in Show at the Kentucky Art Education Society’s high school All-State Art Competition. Smith is a student at DuPont Manual High School (Jefferson County). Photo submitted by Jefferson County Public Schools

All-state art competition winners announced

After another successful year of making art, the 2017 Kentucky Art Education Association’s All-State Art Competitions exhibited the best of the best from the Commonwealth of Kentucky