FireCast Episode 6 – Johnson County Middle School

Today’s classroom might feel a little different than you remember, even if you’ve only been out of school for a short time. Teachers are often at the forefront of finding new ways to engage their students by integrating new technology into their curriculum. KVEC’s FireCast TV is a new half-hour traveling program that will highlight […]

Children’s Literature Conference

Asbury Children’s Literature Conference is a one day conference to promote awareness of new youth literature (PK-12).  Attendees will meet and learn from authors/illustrators about their creative process.  There will be break-out sessions on incorporating children’s literature into the K-12 curriculum and educational programming led by in-service teachers, librarians, and storytellers. This conference will be […]

Rural Schools Find an Online Resource to Fill Gaps in Mental Health Services for Students

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative focuses on innovative methods for tacking educational and community-based challenges throughout Eastern Kentucky. Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative is one of 22 recipients nationwide who have been awarded a Project Prevent grant from the United States Department of Education to help students who have been exposed to violence or trauma. Check […]

FireCast Episode 5 Fallsburg Elementary

Today’s classroom might feel a little different than you remember, even if you’ve only been out of school for a short time. Teachers are often at the forefront of finding new ways to engage their students by integrating new technology into their curriculum. KVEC’s FireCast TV is a new half-hour traveling program that will highlight […]

Belfry High School Water Research Team to Travel to India

Belfry High School teacher Dr. Chandran (Doc) and four of his Physics students (Hannah McCoy, Carlie McCoy, Aryn Adkins & Austin Dillon) have been competing against ten schools across the state for the opportunity to visit India in June to discuss their water quality findings and research as part of a project from The University […]

FIRESummit

April 11, 2018 Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) invites you to the FIRE Summit (Forging Innovation in Rural Education) for an amazing day that highlights the innovative work occurring in 22 outstanding rural districts in southeastern Kentucky. More than 125 teachers and student teams will demonstrate and share innovations in teaching, learning and leadership during ignite […]

Rural Schools Turn to High-Tech Teacher Training Solutions

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative focuses on innovative methods for tacking educational and community-based challenges throughout Eastern Kentucky. The Hechinger Newsletter produced a story highlighting a collective of schools in Kentucky decided to make its own training model for teachers. This movement called “micro-credentials,” custom-fit courses meant to show proficiency on a specific skill set. The […]

Jackson City Independent First News Broadcast!

Here is Jackson City Independent Schools first news broadcast of many to come. Students here are collaborating on creating daily news broadcasts. This is all possible because of grants received through the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) through Appalachian Renaissance Initiative (ARI) program. This week, the Jackson Independent News Crew wanted to get the word […]

How Technology Changed the Art of Video Making

Emily Kincer, A high school teacher at Letcher Central in Whitesburg, Kentucky received an ARI LEARNING INNOVATION GRANT from the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC). She was one of over 100 instructors who presented at the Forging Innovation in Rural Education FIRESummit, a multi-district K-12 educational professional learning event October 25 in Pikeville, KY. You […]

The Valley of Rhyme

KVEC’s corporate partner at WIN Learning has made a significant donation of 14,000 “The Valley of Rhyme” books and posters which will be distributed to K-5 students in the KVEC school districts. KVEC has been a partner with WIN Learning since 2011, providing career readiness solutions to help school districts prepare pathways for students’ futures, […]