Our School Our Story

Three, two, one, action! Hello everyone, my name is Rebekah Gooslin and for the past five years, this has been my role at Phelps Elementary. Since the first day I was interviewed, our principal asked if I would bring the Arts back into our school. I thought, “How amazing is this? I get to go […]

The Monk Media Podcast with Willa Johnson

The Monk Media Podcast welcomes Willa Johnson as our guest for October. Willa is the Project Director of All Access EKY at Appalshop. She also is the co-director of Appalshop’s Appalachian Media Institute. Her work in film has been showcased at such prestigious events as the  Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. […]

FireCast Series Premiere – Episode One

Forging Innovation in Rural Education 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 […]

Tales of the Cumberlands

Devils, Giants, Feudists, & Physicians Spellbinding stories from Appalachian history will swirl through the mists of Breaks Interstate Park at a storytelling convention to be held Sept. 21-24. The third gathering of “Tales of the Cumberlands: Devils, Giants, Feudists and Physicians” will focus on tales from the Virginia-Kentucky border region from frontier days to the […]

Harlan County High School Student Named to National Honor Choir

Emma Pinkley, a senior member and president of the Harlan County High School choir, has recently been named to the National Honor Choir. For the link to the story in the Harlan Daily Enterprise, click below: HCHS student named to National Honor Choir

Kentucky Forward Publishes Article by KVEC Staff Member

As school enrollment in the KVEC region continues to decrease, so does the needed funding to provide adequate resources for student achievement.  Ron Daley, Strategic Partnership Lead, has addressed these issues in an article posted by Kentucky Forward, Kentucky’s online newspaper: http://www.kyforward.com/ron-daley-enrollment-funding-losses-threaten-continued-rural-school-achievement-and-progress/  

KVEC Plans Exciting Day for Students with Complex Needs

Where can students with complex needs go for a day that is both fun and educational, is within driving distance of regional schools, and is flexible enough to provide accommodations as needed for the children?  The East Kentucky Science Center and Varia Planetarium on the campus of Big Sandy Community and Technical College in Prestonsburg […]