Whether it's a dedicated educator who inspires their students daily or a student who demonstrates outstanding academic achievement and community service, now is the time to give them the recognition they deserve.
As his sabbatical with the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) comes to a close, 2022 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Willie Edward Taylor Carver Jr. had the opportunity to reflect on his past six months before passing the torch to the next teacher of the year.
AppHarvest is launching an educational initiative based on the health and nutrition of Appalachia. AppHarvest's Earth Day platform promotes the concept of feeding the future with a call to action to eat more vegetables because it's good for people's health and the health of the planet.
Grant funding for classrooms and school libraries throughout Appalachian Kentucky is available again this year through The Steele-Reese Foundation.
The Steele-Reese Foundation is accepting applications for grant proposals from organizations benefiting Appalachian Kentucky in the areas of elementary, secondary and early childhood education. The foundation will consider applications ranging from $5,000 to $50,000. The application deadline is March 1. Click here for more information. A live webinar offering tips for submitting a successful application to the 2017 Kentucky program [...]
Anji Davidson shares how the Kentucky Appalachian Teacher Network can help teachers in Eastern Kentucky break down the walls between districts in the region.
Will Nash, executive director of Teach For America-Appalachia, announces Teach For America’s plan to expand to Appalachia during a press conference April, 7, 2011 in Frankfort, Ky. The organization plans to bring at least 30 additional teachers in each of the next two years to the region. Photo by Amy Wallot Teach For America announced recently that [...]