Measuring and improving student engagement workshop

REL Appalachia is pleased to sponsor this free workshop on Sept. 10 from 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. in Lexington. The workshop is designed to help K-12 educators: Identify the types of student engagement educators seek to understand and measure. Identify an appropriate student engagement survey with sound psychometric properties. Learn about survey administration procedures. After the event, REL Appalachia [...]

By |2014-08-13T12:04:56-04:00August 14, 2014|

Continuous improvement workshop offered

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching is looking for educators with an interest in using continuous improvement as an approach to solving problems in education. This will be the focus of the foundation’s next Explorers’ Workshop, September 18-19, at the Carnegie Foundation Headquarters in Stanford, CA. The field of education has struggled to find ways to efficiently and effectively [...]

By |2020-10-30T08:44:46-04:00July 24, 2014|

Strategies for paraeducators offered

Paraeducators' daily work with students is critical in a school’s goal of improving student achievement. The Kentucky Association of School Councils is sponsoring a workshop for paraeducators on July 18 and July 25. Paraeducators will learn about: recognizing strengths and identifying ways to be more effective in the classroom the importance of positive relationships for working with students strategies for building [...]

By |2020-10-14T09:03:03-04:00July 10, 2014|

May 12 workshop to focus on effective instruction, KCAS

The Kentucky Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development is hosting a workshop June 18 at Madison Central High School in Richmond for educators to learn more effective strategies for improving instruction and implementing the Kentucky Core Academic Standards. Attendees will refine their professional practice to meet the new Professional Growth and Effectiveness System expectations. Early Bird Registration pricing expires May [...]

By |2020-10-06T10:59:12-04:00April 10, 2014|

UK offers standards-based grading workshop this summer

This summer the University of Kentucky's College of Education is sponsoring a two-day workshop on standards-based grading. Tom Guskey, Gerry Swan and Lee Ann Jung will be leading the workshop, which will take place June 30-July 1 in Lexington. Find more information at

By |2020-09-22T08:53:05-04:00April 3, 2014|

Kentucky schools offer lessons in energy efficiency

To provide Kentucky’s school district leaders with energy-efficiency strategies to reduce operating costs while improving student learning, a two-day High Performance Sustainable Schools Workshop is scheduled for March 12-13 in Bardstown. The event is hosted by the Kentucky Department for Energy Development and Independence (DEDI) and the Kentucky National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project. Kentucky’s school districts spend on average [...]

By |2014-01-30T09:56:07-05:00January 30, 2014|

Science teacher professional development opportunities

Presented by the Partnership Institute for Math and Science Education Reform (PIMSER) at the University of Kentucky College of Education, these one-day short courses for elementary, middle and high school teachers focused on strengthening content understanding, developing and using models, and using mathematics and computational thinking. Teachers will leave with a deeper understanding of the NGSS, both content and practices, along [...]

By |2014-01-30T09:56:28-05:00January 30, 2014|

Sustainable schools workshop offered

Hosted by the Kentucky National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project and the Kentucky Department for Energy Development and Independence, the High Performance Sustainable Schools Workshop: Affordable and Attainable will be March 12-13, 2014, in Bardstown. This workshop is for superintendents, finance officers and facilities directors whose district facilities plan calls for building renovation or new construction.  Agenda and registration information [...]

By |2014-01-09T10:13:09-05:00January 9, 2014|

Grant writing workshop at U of L

The Professional Grant Development Workshop will be June 26-28 at the University of Louisville. Participants can learn how to master the techniques of writing superior and winning proposals. This intensive three-day grant proposal workshop is geared for those who wish to strengthen their grant writing skills and for beginners who wish to acquire and master the techniques of preparing, writing [...]

By |2020-09-23T12:30:09-04:00June 13, 2013|
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