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 […]

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Monk Media Podcast with Doug Adams

Among the most eminent artists of our time with local origins is Letcher County native Doug Adams. His career as an independent artist and educator has spanned 40 years. His artwork can be found in many of our homes, public places, and institutions. He has worked with several noted Kentucky authors including James Still and […]

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 […]

Stacey Davidson Blogs About Her Love of Education

Stacey Davidson, the instructional supervisor in the Owsley County School District, feels that she was called into the service of teaching at an early age even though she wanted a different career path.  She has recently started a blog writing about educational issues important to her. Stacey says, “I knew from the time I was […]

Space and Aviation Encourages Middlesboro Teacher to Promote High Tech Careers to Students

Middlesboro High School teacher Luke Gilly is sharing his fascination with space travel and the universe in his teaching preparing his students for possible careers in aviation and aerospace. After teaching math for 10 years, Luke had an opportunity to train to be certified to teach engineering. “So I attended courses at UK and Duke […]

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 […]

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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 […]