The Kentucky Council for the Social Studies (KCSS) will hold its annual conference Sept. 14-15 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort. The conference theme is “Exploring Citizenship through Change, Conflict and Collaboration.” Events will include a keynote speech by Larry Paska, executive director for the National Council for the Social Studies; and sessions focusing on [...]
The Kentucky Department of Education will host the 2017 Kentucky Civics Symposium to promote best practices in civic education.
The Office of the Secretary of State’s 2016-17 Essay and Slogan Contest is accepting student entries The contest helps students get engaged in the democratic process and demonstrate a commitment to active citizenship. The slogan contest is open to students in grades 6-8; the essay contest is for students in grades 9-12. Cash prizes will be awarded to students in [...]
The Martin Luther King Jr. State Commission, part of the Governor’s Office of Minority Empowerment, is seeking nominations for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Citizenship Award, along with essays and artwork for the esteemed King Award. The theme for the contest essays, poetry and artwork is “In His Footsteps … The Dream Today.” The art contest is open to kindergarten [...]
Small groups, citizenship lead to big results for Blue Ribbon school.