Madison chemistry teacher wins KSTA award

Elizabeth Howard, a chemistry teacher at Madison Central High School (Madison County), has been named the 2017 Kentucky Science Teachers Association (KSTA) High School Teacher of the Year.

By |2017-11-07T16:31:26-05:00November 9, 2017|

Fayette science teacher wins KSTA award

Julie Moore, a K-5 STEM lab teacher at Wellington Elementary School (Fayette County), has been named the 2017 Outstanding Elementary Science Educator by the Kentucky Science Teachers Association (KSTA).

By |2017-11-01T15:48:17-04:00November 2, 2017|

Nominations open for KSTA teaching awards

Nominations are open for the Kentucky Science Teachers Association (KSTA) Outstanding Teacher of the Year awards and for the Sherry Fox Distinguished Service Award. KSTA annually recognizes one elementary school teacher, one middle school teacher and one high school teacher for exemplary teaching in science. In addition, a distinguished science educator who has made important contributions in a capacity outside [...]

By |2018-08-16T15:19:08-04:00June 29, 2017|

NGSS-focused workshop for science teachers set in Lexington

The Kentucky Science Teachers Association and Pearson will offer a free workshop for science teachers in all grades June 22 at Malone’s at Lansdowne Shoppes in Lexington. The workshop ties together three important dimensions to learning science within the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) – core ideas, practices and cross-cutting concepts – and offers hands-on NGSS activities. Email Alison Martinez [...]

By |2017-05-11T10:39:16-04:00May 11, 2017|

Fayette elementary science teacher honored by KSTA

Kim Sword Kim Sword, the STEM lab teacher at William Wells Brown Elementary School (Fayette County), has been named the 2016 Elementary School Science Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Science Teachers Association. She was honored Nov. 11 at the KSTA annual conference in Lexington. Sword earned a bachelor’s degree from Midway College and a master’s degree [...]

By |2016-11-23T09:15:48-05:00November 23, 2016|

Getting their hands on science

Teachers attending the Kentucky Science Teachers Association’s annual conference in Lexington used everything from foam balls and a giant Slinky to a syringe and bag of marshmallows to discover new ways to engage their students.

By |2018-08-23T14:57:46-04:00December 3, 2015|

Science teachers’ conference set for Lexington

The implementation of new science standards has encouraged science education professionals to seek help from one another and science ed experts to make the transition as smooth and effective as possible. For 41 years, the Kentucky Science Teachers Association’s annual conference has provided a comprehensive array of professional development offerings packed into an intense three-day period. This year, the conference will [...]

By |2014-09-17T15:45:09-04:00September 18, 2014|
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