Students help first responders train during a simulated bus and train collision at the Bluegrass Railroad and Museum in Versailles.
Applications are being accepted for the Kentucky Network to Transform Teaching’s Classroom Teachers Enacting Positive Solutions (CTEPS) program. The program is a year-long, compensated professional learning experience in which teachers can work with colleagues from around the state to propose, implement and reflect on solutions to the challenges they face in their classrooms. CTEPS, which is open to full-time or [...]
Sponsors are being sought and training has been scheduled for the 2016 Summer Food Service Program for school and nonprofit organizations.
Applications are being accepted for the Kentucky Network to Transform Teaching’s Classroom Teachers Enacting Positive Solutions (CTEPS) program. CTEPS, which is for National Certified Board teachers, gives teachers the skills and knowledge necessary to emerge with confidence and take on leadership at many levels. Based on the Kentucky Teacher Leadership Skills Framework, teachers engage with self-assessment tools as well as [...]
Individual Learning Plan (ILP) trainings are being offered throughout the month of September and early October 2014. The ILP is designed to help students with career and education exploration activities, set career and life goals, research scholarships, build resumes and much more. The ILP is a powerful tool for helping students reach college and career readiness goals. District and school [...]
The Kentucky Association for Assessment Coordinators’ (KAAC)-sponsored training for new District Assessment Coordinators will be held this summer on July 30 at the Indiana Wesleyan University Louisville Education and Conference Center, 1500 Alliant Avenue, Louisville. The targeted audience is the new DAC; however, relatively inexperienced DACs also may register for the training. Click here to register.
Education Commissioner Terry Holliday While most of the country seems embroiled in a political fight around Common Core State Standards and their implementation, too many of our students are graduating from high school unprepared for the current workforce. An upcoming special report, No College = Low Wages, from the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) brings [...]
At the start of the 2013-14 school year, all Kentucky school personnel were required to have annual training in positive behavioral interventions and supports pursuant to 704 KAR 7:160, The Use of Physical Restraint and Seclusion in Public Schools. In response to the new regulation, KDE and KET worked collaboratively to provide Promoting Positive Behavior in Schools I, a free [...]
The Kentucky Center for Mathematics (KCM) is offering several trainings and course offerings during this summer and throughout the 2014-15 school year. The offerings include training for preschool and kindergarten teachers as well as elementary and middle school teachers. For more about the courses, locations and times, check the KCM website or contact KCM at firstname.lastname@example.org.
There will be a special training for middle and high school administrators on the Individual Learning Plan (ILP) on March 14 in Lexington and on March 26 in Paducah. Administrators are strongly encouraged to attend this training to learn how the use of the ILP can help all students become college- and career-ready. Attendees will learn how the ILP can [...]