Ignite Institute opened in August with a focus on project-based learning in STEAM-related fields and on providing career opportunities for students while they are still in high school.
The Kentucky Department of Education hopes to attract employers to the Tech Ready Apprentices for Careers in Kentucky youth apprenticeship program.
Terry Holliday “Kentucky’s first settlers brought with them a dedication to democracy and a sense of limitless hope about the future. They were determined to participate in world progress in science, education, and manufacturing. The early years of statehood were an era of great optimism and progress and the eyes of the nation often focused on Kentucky. … [...]
The 2014 Opportunity Youth Summit, hosted by the Kentucky Department of Workforce Investment, will be held Nov. 17 and 18 in Louisville. First Lady Jane Beshear will give the keynote address; other speakers will include Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson and Miss Kentucky Ramsey Carpenter. The first day of the summit will include an overview of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity [...]
An externship program gives Jefferson County educators a better idea of how to incorporate real-world problems into their teaching.