A record-breaking crowd attended Kentucky's Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) State Championship on April 19.
Challenger Learning Center of Kentucky expands and upgrades to further STEAM education access in Appalachia, Kentucky
Now in its 23rd year, the Challenger Learning Center of Kentucky has a longstanding history of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) education.
Caroline Yates, an 8th grade student at Ashland Middle School (Ashland Independent), wanted to use her student technology leadership program (STLP) project to explore an issue close to her family - Alzheimer’s.
Fifth-grade student Zander Everman from Russell-McDowell Intermediate School (Russell Independent) felt like a lot of his peers used the Greenup County War Memorial as a playground, with no real context on the history or significance of the memorial. Everman, alongside classmates Zaina Razak and Jimmylee Mullins, wanted to change that.
The Ignite Institute’s (Boone County) robotics team – PiBotics 38141B – won the 2022 VEX Robotics World Championship May 7 in Dallas, Texas. Of the 20,000 teams registered, only 818 teams from 40 countries were selected for the world competition.
Kentucky’s Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) State Championship was held in person last month for the first time in three years. Four state champions were named in elementary, middle and high school, as well as an overall winner.
Jessica Goodman, a kindergarten through 5th grade Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) teacher at Farmer Elementary School (Jefferson County), was celebrated on April 22 as the latest Kentucky educator to receive the Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award.
The Grace M. James Academy for Excellence in Jefferson County is an Afrocentric, single-gender STEAM school designed to give middle school students from historically marginalized groups a different educational and social experience.
Online training is scheduled for Nov. 11 on how to teach science, technology, writing, engineering, art and math virtually.
Melanie Callahan was named the 2020 Elementary School Teacher of the Year and Matt Kaufmann was named the 2020 High School Teacher of the Year