KVEC Lends its Expertise to Provide Curriculum

horiZen Media’s Fletcher Long visited the HOLLER Broadcasting Studio on March 30. He and Dr. Kayatin produced a Pre-Employment Transition video on Self-Advocacy and Work-based Learning Experiences. The virtual educational session is one of many being offered to teachers to send to their students in the KVEC service region as part of KVEC’s Virtual Spring […]

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KVEC on Education Talk Radio!

KVEC’s Dessie Bowling and Robert Brown were asked to come on the Education Talk Radio Pre K-20 Podcast on BlogTalkRadio with Larry Jacobs. This podcast highlights an overview of all the great things going on at the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative. If you would like to listen to the podcast please click the play button below. A […]

NEA Teacher Quality Micro-Credentials PLC Podcast

Dr. Jennifer Carroll and Robert Brown provide an overview of the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative’s (KVEC’s) involvement in micro-credentialing from local implementation and development to impact on policy at the state and national levels. ·         They described how this involvement led to the annual micro-credential summits and lessons learned from those sessions.  ·         Dr. Carroll also provided a dive into micro-credential […]

FREE Education Resources (no credit card needed)

With times as troubling as they are, we here at KVEC & theHoller would like to give you access to some completely free educational resources that do not require a credit card to sign up for. Follow the link below to see the Online Teaching and Learning Resources for NTI (and other virtual learning needs). […]

Eastern Kentucky Students hold March 10th Capitol Press-Conference on U.S. Census

“Every Community Counts” Eastern Kentucky student leaders held a press conference in the Kentucky Capitol Rotunda at 11 a.m. on March 10 to discuss efforts they are making to promote the U.S. Census to ensure every person is counted. They called their initiative “Every Community Counts.” The students stated they considered their work vital since […]

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KVEC Spring Special Education Conference Sign-Up

To sign up for the Spring Special Education Conference click the following link below:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kvec-spring-special-education-conference-tickets-94302093099 Date and TimeTuesday, March 17, 20209:00 AM – 3:00 PM LocationFloyd County Board of Education442 KY RT 550Eastern, KY 41622 Target Audience: New and Emerging Special Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Administrators, Directors of Special Education, and Related Service Providers Be […]

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Floyd County Grantsmanship Training Program

The Floyd County Public School District is sponsoring a 5-day Grantsmanship Training Program from July 27 – 31, 2020 at Floyd Central High School. Here is a link to The Grantsmanship Center’s website, if you would like to check it out: www.tgci.com. This training is an investment in the participant’s professional development and organization. This […]

Narrative 4 Appalachia Initiative

Kentucky Valley Education Cooperative (KVEC) and the global storytelling nonprofit Narrative 4 are launching a new initiative for a select group of exceptional teachers. Participation in the launch of the Narrative 4 Appalachia Initiative is limited to six (6) outstanding teachers. Please accept this invitation to apply for this free, exciting, new pilot project that promises a strong opportunity for educators to:  Increase instructional […]

East KY Schools Celebrate Academic Success & Innovation at the State Capitol

Over 400 students and educators from the 23-school district membership of the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) will celebrate classroom innovations with displays in the mezzanine and rotunda at the Frankfort Capitol on March 10.  As a part of the 5th Annual “Innovation Celebration at the Capitol” eastern Kentucky student leaders will hold a press conference in […]

Customized micro-credential programs benefit rural schools with convenient PD options

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) focuses on innovative methods for addressing educational and community-based challenges throughout Eastern Kentucky. KVEC is an education service agency serving 23 school districts in the mountains, hills, and hollers of Appalachia. Education Dive recently published on a story highlighting how micro-credentials benefit rural schools. These on-demand classes allow teachers […]