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 [...]

KVEC Inaugural Drone Race

78 students from 8 KVEC schools arrived at Hazard Community and Technical College to participate in a drone building workshop and indoor race. Betsy Lane, Belfry, Sheldon Clark, Wolfe County, Lee County, Owsley County, Knott County and Middlesboro received drone kits from KVEC and the Appalachian Technology Institute a little more than four weeks ago […]

KVEC Collaborating on a Flight Path for Student Innovation

KVEC is teaming with Hazard Community and Technical College, Perry County Fiscal Court, Knott County Fiscal Court and the Wendell H. Ford Regional Airport on the USA Drone Port, a national unmanned robotic research and development facility. “This could be a game-changer for Southeast Kentucky,” said Paul Green, with KVEC. “It’s cutting-edge and it could […]