Trimble County High School students Luke Mullins and Zach Burkhardt were raised on family farms in rural north central Kentucky just like the generations before them. Their school’s student technology leadership program (STLP) gave them the opportunity to explore how to improve their farm operations.
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-McDowell 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.
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.
The Kentucky Board of Education held its April regular meeting at the Kentucky Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) state championship on April 20. The board members toured the STLP projects and challenges and also received an update on the Lt. Governor’s student mental health work.
As this school year draws to a close, I’d like to thank you on behalf of KDE staff and the education profession for your assistance in ensuring Kentucky students continued to learn during the extraordinary circumstances brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. We understand the pressures you are facing as you balance caring for children, helping them learn and, in many cases, continuing your own work.
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.
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.
Nearly 12,000 students, educators, volunteers, community members and parents are expected to converge on Lexington for Kentucky’s annual Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) State Championship on Thursday, April 18.
More than 9,000 students, educators and parents will converge on Lexington for the 11th annual Student Technology Leadership Program State Championship on March 29.