Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Conferences

Kentucky Thespian Festival to be held in Owensboro

The Kentucky Educational Theatre Association (KYEdTA) and Kentucky Thespians, an EdTA affiliate, will host the Kentucky Thespian Festival Nov. 9-10 at RiverPark Center in Owensboro.
Resources

KET offers travel reimbursement for media arts workshops

Kentucky Educational Television is offering travel reimbursements for media arts workshops at KET Network Center in Lexington during the 2018-2019 school year.
Recognitions

Murray teacher attends National Gallery of Art teacher institute

Emily Chipman, a teacher at Murray High School (Murray Independent), was one of 52 participants in the 2018 National Gallery of Art Summer Teacher Institute on storytelling and the visual arts in Washington in July.
Conferences

Kentucky Art Education Association to hold annual conference

The Kentucky Art Education Association will hold its annual conference Oct. 12-13 at Campbellsville University.
Recognitions

Jefferson teacher attends National Gallery of Art teacher institute

Carol Hawkins, a teacher at Breckinridge-Franklin Elementary School (Jefferson County), was one of 52 participants in the 2018 National Gallery of Art Summer Teacher Institute on storytelling and the visual arts in Washington in July.
Carla Gover, a member of the Kentucky Arts Council’s Teaching Artist Directory, recently conducted a residency with students at Jackson County Middle School. The directory began more than a quarter century ago to provide teachers with a list of teaching artists they could use to bolster their existing arts curriculum or to integrate art into other areas of the curriculum. Photo submitted by Carla Gover

Teaching Artists Directory helps bring art experiences into the classroom

Singer, songwriter and Whitesburg native Carla Gover has been performing for more than 25 years, but she’s also been sharing her variety of art forms with Kentucky students for just as long.
Contests

Students can paint horse blankets for Derby celebration

Students are invited to be part of the Governor’s Derby Celebration by contributing a painted canvas for the tables on the grounds of the Old State Capitol during the festivities.
Teachers participating in a July 2017 Arts Academy in Hopkinsville learn how to story board a drama. ?During the academy, teachers learned how to assess student creative work and how to include artistic criteria in the assessment of student performances and artistic creations in music, dance, drama, visual arts and new media. Submitted picture by Jeff Jamner

Sign up now for KDE-Kentucky Center arts integration academies

Since 2000, the Kentucky Department of Education and The Kentucky Center for the Arts have partnered to provide Kentucky teachers with quality, in-depth and artist-led Arts Academies and Arts Integration Academies.
Contests

Personnel Cabinet poster contest open to students

Students ages 6-16 are invited to participate in the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet’s 2018 Public Service Recognition Poster Contest, which is intended to increase awareness of the achievements and contributions of state employees in the workplace and their communities.
Contests

Art contest teaches high school students about legal system

The 2016 Law Day Art Contest provides an opportunity for students to learn about the legal system and justice while showing their creativity and competing for prizes. The contest, presented by the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Young Lawyers Division, can be incorporated into a curriculum, offered as extra credit or done just for fun.