The Cooperative Center for Study Abroad (CCSA) is giving teachers the opportunity to study in Scotland June 23-July 8, 2017, and to earn college credit hours in a variety of subjects. The two-week program offers classes that explore various aspects of Scotland’s past and present and includes visits to Edinburgh, Glasgow and the Highlands. Participants can earn graduate or undergraduate [...]
Registration is open for the late spring session of the Stock Market Game through April 18. Students in grades 4-12 are invited to participate in the eight-week interactive, educational simulation and competition that teaches personal finance, economics, technology and team-building skills. Teachers use the program to enhance mathematics, social studies, economics, business and technology classes by reinforcing economic and investing [...]
GreenPal has established a Small Business Scholarship is to assist a motivated, driven student and future business leader. High school seniors or college freshmen and sophomores currently running a small business while attending college, or those who have a small business idea to start while planning to attend college, may apply. The deadline to apply is Feb. 28, 2014, and [...]
Innovative summer experience helps students on path to college- and career-readiness.
The window for accepting nominations for the annual Joseph W. Kelly Award is now open. This award will be given to a businessperson who has offered outstanding leadership and service toward promoting school improvement and equity of educational opportunity for all Kentucky children. Nominations will be accepted until close of business on January 16, 2013. For more details, go to [...]
The Kentucky Board of Education is accepting nominations for the Dr. Johnnie Grissom Award, which honors a Kentuckian or a Kentucky organization for outstanding dedication to improving student achievement and for closing the achievement gap; and for the Joseph W. Kelly Award, which honors a businessperson who has offered outstanding leadership and service toward promoting school improvement and equity of [...]
Great by 8, a statewide initiative to educate and engage local communities to improve economic growth through advocacy for early education, is hosting a statewide summit June 21-22 in Louisville. The goal of Great by 8 is to expand and strengthen support to programs and services for Kentucky’s children from birth through age 8. The effort emphasizes building leadership capacity [...]