Every year, the Festival of Learnshops at Berea opens its doors to art enthusiasts from around the country, including teachers who come to the workshops to take professional development classes.
Registration for the Make It, Take it holiday workshops in Berea is open. With the guidance of expert artisans, master craftspeople and sustainability experts, participants can create a handmade gift worthy of becoming a family heirloom, and educators can learn new skills to share with their students and receive professional development credit.
Teachers came from across Kentucky, and the country, to take part in a wide range of classes at the Berea Festival of Learnshops.
The City of Berea/Tourism offered a two-day conference for KDE's new regional arts specialists, allowing them time to collaborate as they attended sessions focused on implementing the new arts standards in dance, media arts, music, theater, visual arts and Program Review.
Teachers were offered a cornucopia of art experiences during the 3rd annual Berea Festival of Learnshops in July. Over 100 workshops were offered to teachers and the public.
More than $1.5 million in federal money will be provided to eight Kentucky communities to help them complete projects aimed at encouraging and enabling students to walk or bicycle to school safely, Gov. Steve Beshear announced yesterday.