Facebook Founder Finds Innovation In Rural Education

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and members of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative visited the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) in Hazard, KY on Sunday, September 24th. The visiting team was there to learn from students and teachers about the innovative learning taking place in K-12 schools across eastern Kentucky. The team spent the afternoon and evening [...]

Special Education Learning Innovation Grant Application Released

KVEC is offering the opportunity for special education staff in the region to apply for sixty Special Education Learning Innovation grants.  Eligible districts within the special education cooperative include:  Lee, Owsley, Wolfe, Breathitt, Jackson, Magoffin, Floyd, Pike, Pikeville Independent, Knott, Letcher, Jenkins Independent, Hazard Independent, Perry and Leslie. Educators may apply for up to $1,000 […]

Local Teacher’s Education Blog Published by Microsoft

A recent article posted on the Holler recognized Jeanne Caudill’s innovation grant project receiving the ‘Kids’ Choice Award’ at the Global Microsoft Educators Exchange in Toronto, Canada.  Ms. Caudill, first grade teacher at Mullins Elementary in Pike County, has just had an education blog entitled “Struggling 1st grade readers improve with the help of OneNote […]