FIRECAST – Cooking and Learning In The Classroom

KVEC’s FIRECAST highlights creative and determined educators building their classrooms into a one of a kind experience. Our goal is to showcase classroom innovations and to inspire others to help change the narrative of Eastern Kentucky. Teresa Miller is a K-2 Special Education teacher in Perry County. This is her second year receiving a Learning […]

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Grades 9-12 High-Impact Literacy Instruction in English/LA, Science and Social Studies

Reaching for Proficiency Across the Curriculum: Grades 9-12 High-Impact Literacy Instruction in English/LA, Science, and Social Studies Presented by KVEC Instructional Specialists: Carole Mullins, Kim Sergent, Katrina Slone, Dionne Bates and Rebecca King, Teacher KVEC Training Center 412 Roy Campbell Drive, Hazard, KY 41701 October 30, 2018 (9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.) LIMITED SEATING! REGISTRATION IS […]

How To Rewrite A Region’s Story!

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) focuses on innovative methods for addressing educational and community-based challenges throughout Eastern Kentucky. Dwyer Gunn a “Pacific Standard” contributing writer recently highlighted a story “How to Rewrite A Region’s Story.” Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative is an investment in creating a “future story” for students interested in learning skills for […]

The FIRESummit Reignites This October

October 24, 2018  East Kentucky Expo Center Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) is bringing the FIRE back and invites you to the Forging Innovation in Rural Education FIRESummit for an amazing day that highlights the innovative work occurring in 22 outstanding rural districts in southeastern Kentucky.  If you are interested in this tremendous learning opportunity, […]

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The 606 Coffee

The 606 Coffee Shop will be Hazard, Kentucky’s newest addition to downtown Hazard. Where you will be welcome to come sit down, enjoy a cup of coffee with friends or get a cup to go! 8 students from Hazard High School came up with this idea to bridge the gap between business and art. The […]

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Grades 6-8 High-Impact Literacy Instruction in All Subject Areas

Reaching for Proficiency Across the Curriculum: Grades 6-8 High-Impact Literacy Instruction in All Subject Areas Presented by KVEC Instructional Specialists: Carole Mullins, Kim Sergent, Katrina Slone and Rebecca King, Teacher KVEC Training Center 412 Roy Campbell Drive, Hazard, KY 41701 September 18, 2018 (9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.) LIMITED SEATING! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED Deadline to Register: September 13, […]

KDE Social Studies Standards Released for Public Comment

The Social Studies standards are ready for your review and comment.  As you look through them, it is important to recognize and comment on the positive aspects as well as those you think will need refinement or revision. Also, please forward to your Social Studies colleagues as they would be interested in participating in the public comment […]

KYStats – Livestream on the Holler!

On Thursday, September 6th a team from KYStats led by their Executive Director, Dr. Kate Akers will be leading a workshop to familiarize our region with their resources and the opportunities they provide. The Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYStats) invites you to attend a state briefing planned specifically for the Hazard area. The purpose of the briefing […]

The Kentucky Valley Education Cooperative Regional Student Senate

On Monday, August 27th, 45 students from 18 school districts representing 23 schools located in Eastern Kentucky were inducted into the Kentucky Valley Education Cooperative Regional Student Senate. Students from high schools located in the Ashland Independent, Breathitt, Floyd, Harlan, Hazard Independent, Jackson Independent, Jenkins Independent, Johnson, Knott, Lawrence, Lee, Letcher, Magoffin, Middlesboro Independent, Paintsville […]

FIRESummit Embraces Hands-On Learning in Kentucky

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) focuses on innovative methods for addressing educational and community-based challenges throughout Eastern Kentucky. The Appalachian VOICE recently highlighted a story “FIRESummit Embraces Hands-On Learning In Kentucky.” Within the story, it highlights many of the great grant opportunities that KVEC offers to over 20 eastern Kentucky school districts. Where educators, […]