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 […]

Local Teacher’s Innovation Project Wins ‘Kids’ Choice Award’ at Microsoft Conference

“It all began with ARI (Appalachian Renaissance Initiative)”, says Jeanne Caudill, first grade teacher at Mullins Elementary in Pike County.  And her story is phenomenal! Each year KVEC awards Learning Innovation Grants to teachers who submit applications for original and creative learning projects in their classrooms.  In the fall of 2016, Jeanne Caudill’s problem of […]

Here’s To The Class of 2017!

These are the best days of our lives they say. 700 days, from first day of freshman year to the last day of senior year. Wow, how the time has flown and drug on all at the same time. Over those 700 days, how many laughs you think you have had that made your stomach […]

KVEC Entrepreneurial Project Leads to Published Books by Student Authors

An element of the Appalachian Renaissance Initiative’s (ARI, created through KVEC’s Race to the Top Grant) mission is to identify, support and promote innovative practices in education and to also support and promote those educators and their students who are daring to be great.  Through Students Transforming Appalachia with Real World Solutions (S.T.A.R.S.), a component […]