Shelby County Public Schools graduate Alora Mazarakis remembers telling her father she wanted to go to college at NASA when she was young.
Marion County Area Technology Center is offering 8th-grade students a hands-on preview of its advanced manufacturing and Project Lead the Way curricula through a pair of elective classes.
Bullitt County's Darrell Vincent shares how he used his students' interest in August's solar eclipse to create a project-based lesson his engineering students won't soon forget.
Gray Middle School’s success hinges on supportive parents, rigorous academics and placing emphasis on the arts.
Four elementary schools and three middle schools in Bullitt County have been awarded Project Lead The Way grants funded by the Bemis Company Foundation. Hebron, Mount Washington and Zoneton middle schools will receive $20,000 each over the next two years in PLTW Gateway grants. Cedar Grove, Crossroads, Lebanon Junction and Shepherdsville elementary schools will receive $7,500 each for two years [...]
Pulaski County is working hard to prepare students for opportunities beyond their K-12 educational experience.
Schools have been working on forming partnerships with industries for a long time now, but figuring out how to make those relationships highly effective may provide big benefits for students.
Darrell Vincent, a Project Lead The Way (PLTW) teacher at Bullitt East High School (Bullitt County), has been selected as a Project Lead The Way master teacher. Vincent, who has taught in Bullitt East’s PLTW engineering program for two years, was one of 90 teachers selected from more than 150 applicants to be apprentice master teachers. These first-year master teachers [...]
Natasha Craft, Project Lead The Way Launch teacher at Pulaski Elementary School (Pulaski County), is presented with the award for Project Lead The Way Launch Instructor of the Year by Mark Harrell, director of school engagement, Midwest Region, Kentucky and Tennessee, and Doug Klein, University of Kentucky affiliate director, Project Lead The Way.Photo submitted Natasha Craft, the Project [...]
Educators from 22 eastern Kentucky school districts have kicked off an education initiative aimed at building a STEM-based (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) by creating new opportunities for teachers through National Board Certification. They were joined by Gov. Steve Beshear and Rep. Hal Rogers, co-chairmen of SOAR – Shaping Our Appalachian Region, in a ceremony July 20 at Clay County [...]