Girls Who Code’s Virtual Summer Immersion Program

For anyone interested: Apply to Girls Who Code’s Virtual Summer Immersion Program (SIP) for an unforgettable summer experience! During this FREE 2-week virtual program, you’ll learn the computer science skills you need to make an impact, get an inside look into the tech field, and join a supportive lifelong sisterhood — all while being virtually hosted by influential […]

Harlan County Teachers Publish Spanish 1 Textbook

Harlan County Teachers Publish Spanish Textbook; Focus on Appalachian Region Two Spanish teachers at Harlan County High School have written and published a Spanish 1 textbook. The book, entitled Viajes desde Appalachia, was inspired by the experiences of Chris Anama-Green and Emmanuel Anama-Green while teaching Spanish in Harlan County. “I have reviewed several Spanish textbooks over […]

Until Spring in the O.C. – GROW Appalachia

By: Tanya Begley, 4th Grade Reading & Science Teacher at Owsley Elementary Pumpkins are harvested, canned, enjoyed and finally carved. Their presence is loud, proud, and beautiful. Candles inside them illuminating signs of Halloween, celebrations, and traditions. The costumes are worn, the faces painted, and so as the holiday season begins. That final nod to […]

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Dos and Don’ts of Online Learning at Oakview!

Oakview Elementary in Ashland, Kentucky reached out to us here at the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative and they just wanted to send out a reminder of things we do want to see from students, and some things we would rather NOT see during learning. Check out the video above!

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A Treasure Lost – By Jeanna Cornett

“Well, I have lost you; and I lost you fairly;In my own way, and with my full consent.”—Edna St. Vincent Millay Leslie Countians have lost the stained-glass window at St. Christopher’s Chapel. We have lost it, and we lost it fairly, and with our full consent. For as long as our ancestors have lived in […]

We Stand Together

Let us begin this by saying that in this uncertain time, we have never been more appreciative or more proud to live in a place where kindness, selflessness and concern of our schools, communities and neighbors are demonstrated daily by folk pulling together to help in a time of need. The consideration and respect that […]


Dr. Jim Robb is a recognized expert in biospecimen science with over 50 years of experience in molecular pathology, virology, and genetics. He is board-certified in anatomic pathology, clinical pathology, cytopathology, and dermatopathology. Dr. Robb is a consulting pathologist to the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Office of Biorepositories and Biospecimen Research (OBBR). Below […]

Herald-Leader: Will Hazard become the nation’s hub for drone research and development?

From the Lexington Herald-Leader – Article by Bill Estep – The education partners in the project could develop a pipeline of students to work at the port. “This could be a game-changer for Southeast Kentucky,” said Paul Green, with the educational cooperative. “It’s cutting-edge and it could really lead to a lot of economic benefit for our region.”