2019 – 2021 Phelps ATC Tiny House

The Tiny House project allows our students to learn the construction process from beginning to end. We start with design, budgeting, scheduling, and material take-offs. We go from rough framing to the finishing touches. This grant allows our students to watch and participate in the complete construction of a Tiny House. Students learn responsibility, allows [...]
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2019-2021 – Breathitt County Area Technology Center Tiny House

The Breathitt Area Technology Center is located in Jackson, Kentucky and serves students from all high schools in Breathitt County. Our staff is committed to providing students with the resources and opportunities to become accomplished learners and workers. It is our belief that a student’s attitude, attendance, and dedication to learning new information are essential [...]

Transformational Leadership During an Unprecedented Year

Thom Cochran, Superintendent of the Johnson County School District received an award from the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative for his leadership during the 2020-2021 school year for serving as the KVEC Chairman of the Board for our 25 member school districts. Thom Cochran has been the superintendent of Johnson County for 4 years and has [...]

Floyd County’s Summer School Robotics

The Floyd County school district sent KVEC/theHoller this video for everyone to enjoy. Mike Bell (digital learning coach) and Tiny (robot) discuss the upcoming Summer Camps that will be going on in Floyd County! If any of your schools have put together some creative promotional materials encouraging kids to come to summer school, we would […]

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Breathitt County FIRESummit Presentations

Over the next few weeks, the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative will be highlighting each of our KVEC districts that had Educators receive grants over this past year and presented at the Virtual FIRESummit. Today we are spotlighting Breathitt County! Breathitt County was awarded two Learning Innovation grants, three Special Ed. micro-credential grants and one Building [...]

KVEC’s 5th National Micro-Credential Summit Day 2

This session focuses on the partnership between KVEC and the Arkansas Department of Education.¬†¬†Engage in a conversation with members of both organizations that led to the development of this partnership and the creation of a micro-credential using Design, Assessment and Implementation Principles for Educator Micro-Credentials.¬†¬†Expansion of this work across various divisions within the AR DOE […]

KVEC New Member Districts

KVEC is pleased to welcome two new member districts that have joined the KVEC Region. Menifee County Schools Menifee has 4 grade and 1 high school with a combined total of 1097 students. Robertson County Schools Robertson County has a grade, middle and high combined school with a total of 394 students. The KVEC Region [...]

KVEC’s 5th National Micro-Credential Summit

Space is limited, so reserving your place NOW will guarantee your registration is locked in and will ensure you continue receiving the latest information about upcoming sessions.¬†¬†You can register now for both sessions at the link below: KVEC 5th Micro-Credential Virtual Summit Join us for our 5th¬†National Micro-Credential VIRTUAL Summit.¬† Sessions will focus on developing […]

KVEC’s FIRESummit April 2021

Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative hosted its third Virtual FIRESummit on April 21st. 46 presentations with 64 presenters by educators from all across the KVEC region. Click here to see all the videos from this FIRESummit If you have ever been to one of KVEC’s FIRESummits you know that we normally have it in person. Because […]

KVEC’s Dessie Bowling Featured in Equity & Access

Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative’s Dessie Bowling (Associate Director & Safe Schools Program Director) 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 million school-aged children, as well as 20 million college and university students in […]