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State champions crowned during Kentucky’s virtual STLP state championship ceremony

Kentucky’s K-12 Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) State Championship had a different look this year. Due to the COVID-19 emergency, the state competition – normally held at Rupp Arena in Lexington and hosting around 15,000 students, teachers and family members – was presented virtually.

KWLA names Outstanding Teacher, Outstanding New Teacher

Elena Kamenetzky, a Japanese teacher at Eastern High School (Jefferson County), is the 2019 recipient of the Kentucky World Language Association Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award.

Four administrators receive awards from KASA

Four Kentucky educators were recognized by the Kentucky Association of School Administrators at its Annual Leadership Institute last month in Louisville.

Retired physician receives Dr. Samuel Robinson Award

At its meeting June 5 in Frankfort, the Kentucky Board of Education presented the Dr. Samuel Robinson Award to Dr. Chandra Varia, a retired physician from Floyd County.

2019 STLP State Championship brings 12,000 students to Lexington

Nearly 12,000 K-12 students from across the state showed judges what they can do with technology in arts and STEM at the 2019 Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) State Championship April 18 in Rupp Arena.

Home-grown help in social services staffing

A new apprenticeship program allows high schools students to work in local offices of the Kentucky Department for Community Based Services.

24 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Award winners named

The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc. have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2019 Valvoline™ Teacher Achievement Awards.

#KYGoDigital: More than a hashtag

Live online events, regional learning events and a hashtag are part of an educator-led initiative to help schools and districts make the most of digital tools.

Ashland students show off at KVEC Showcase

At the Kentucky Valley Education Cooperative Showcase at the Capitol, students from Ashland Middle School played the stars as they showed off their Samsung Solve for Tomorrow project. They created a device, with the help of a 3-D printer, that will let police officers pick up used needles safely.

VSA Kentucky art exhibit available to schools

The 2018 VSA Kentucky Student Traveling Exhibition, “A Matter of Perspective,” has begun its tour and is available free of charge to schools, museums and other institutions.