KVEC Learning Innovation Grant Application

Applications Should be E-mailed to:Bernadette Carpenter, KVEC Instructional Lead bernadette.carpenter@hazard.kyschools.usPHONE:  606-436-3161 (Faxed copies will not be considered.  E-mail receipt will establish deadlines.) APPLICATION DUE: August 17, 2020 Applications will be scored by an independent panel in a blind scoring process that uses the enclosed application review rubric. COVID 19 – A Catalyst To Transform Teaching […]

Micro-Credential Summit Day 2 – Needs-Based Developed Micro-Credential Stacks

If you weren’t able to attend day two of the micro-credential summit you can view the entire day by watching the video at the top of this webpage. You will be able to watch this distinguished panel of experts discuss the development of specific micro-credential stacks for special needs populations and teaching rural students of […]

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Micro-Credential Summit Day 1 – Micro-Credentials 101

Thank you for joining us for our first installment of the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative’s (KVEC) Virtual Micro-Credential Summit. In the video above join Dr. Jennifer Carroll as she guides you through the digital learning systems of Micro-Credentials. This will be great for anyone new to the world of educator micro-credentials or who still have […]

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Teacher Micro-Credentialing and Professional Development Podcast

KVEC’s Robert Brown and Jennifer Carroll were recently on the NREA – The Rural Voice (National Rural Education Association Official Podcast). This podcast highlights the use of Competency-Based and Micro-Credentialing as a method for furthering the professional development of teachers. For many teachers, there are limited options for furthering their professional training to stay current […]

Brand New Research on Special Education in Rural America

KVEC’s Dr. Dessie Bowling (Associate Director of KVEC) and Dr. Will Kayatin (Senior Director for Higher Education Affairs) were asked to come on the Education Talk Radio Pre K-20 Podcast on BlogTalkRadio with Larry Jacobs. This podcast highlights brand new research on special education in rural America. The RISE2 Deeper learning Project presents its finding based on […]

RISE2 DEEPER LEARNING MODEL

REAL-WORLD INNOVATIONS = SYSTEMIC ENDURING ENGAGEMENTRESEARCH REPORT: SPECIAL EDUCATION IN RURAL EASTERN KENTUCKY Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative’s Dr. Will Kayatin (Educational Consultant, Transition & Higher Education) was recently published on ACE-ED.org (Equity & Access Pre K-12). ACE-ED.org is a group of education media professionals who are passionate about creating equitable access for more than 50 […]

KVEC’s Virtual FIRESummit

Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative hosted the first-ever Virtual FIRESummit. Over the course of 3 days, there was a total of 210 presentations from educators from all across the KVEC region. Here is a list of all the categories, also you will see a hyperlink for you to be able to click and view the full […]

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EASTERN KENTUCKY: KVEC’S FIGHT FOR DIGITAL EQUITY

ONE OF THE COUNTRY’S MOST IMPOVERISHED REGIONS Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative’s Dessie Bowling (Associate Director of KVEC), Robert Brown (Professional Learning Lead) and Jeff Hawkins ( Executive Director of KVEC) were recently published on ACE-ED.org (Equity & Access Pre K-12). ACE-ED.org is a group of education media professionals who are passionate about creating equitable access […]

Census 2020 by Highland Elementary

 The 3rd-grade at Highland Elementary has put together a video for everyone’s viewing pleasure. I couldn’t agree more with what each student states in this video. This will have a great impact on Eastern Kentucky. The Census provides critical data that lawmakers, business owners, teachers, and many others use to provide daily services, products, […]

KVEC’s Initiatives to Address Equity and Access

Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative’s Dessie Bowling (Associate Director) and Robert Brown (Professional Learning Lead) were recently published on ACE-ED.org (Equity & Access Pre K-12).ACE-ED.org is a group of education media professionals who are passionate about creating equitable access for more than 50 million school-aged children, as well as 20 million college and university students in […]