BRIDGES Literacy Project

Grades 5 and 8:  Language MechanicsOnline Practice Activities/Assessments  Over the past few months, many districts have requested resources for teaching language mechanics.  Teachers whose classes reached the 100th percentile as a result of our BRIDGES trainings “back in the day” have been especially diligent in requesting updated training for teaching language mechanics. Teachers who have […]

Who Tells YOUR Story?

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) focuses on innovative methods for addressing educational and community-based challenges throughout Eastern Kentucky. KVEC is a non-profit 501c3 educational service agency established in 1969 by 8 small school districts. Today, we serve more than 55,000 students and 3,000 educators within our 23-member districts in rural eastern Kentucky. These districts […]

EKY Works 2.0 – Survey for School Districts

One East Kentucky, EKCEP, Kentucky Power, SOAR, and the Ashland Alliance have partnered to complete a workforce assessment and skills analysis for a 27-county region in East Kentucky. This is an update of the EKYWorks project that was conducted in 2016, and Boyette Strategic Advisors has been engaged to conduct the study. The earlier project […]

Kentucky schools scramble to reach students on the losing end of the digital divide

With most public schools in Kentucky planning to delay the start of in-person classes for another six weeks or more, educators across the state are grappling with how to reach students on the losing end of the digital divide. Many schools had planned to begin offering in-person instruction this month, but Gov. Andy Beshear asked […]

**2020 Learning Innovation Grant Extension**

**For anyone who has submitted or had planned to submit but was not able to make the deadline for Learning Innovation Grants please read the following message** The decision was made to extend the deadline for submission of the Learning Innovation Grants for both Regular Education and Special Education until September 1, 2020. We realize […]

Micro-Credential Summit Day 5 – States’ Implementation of Micro-Credentials

If you weren’t able to attend day five of the micro-credential summit you can view the entire session by watching the video at the top of this webpage. For this session, an elite panel of state and national experts describe the importance of micro-credentialing in developing and supporting systems of professional learning at the local, […]

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KVEC/KDE Digital Learning Strategies Design Lab Virtual Launch Event

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative in partnership with the Kentucky Department of Education will launch a Digital Learning Design Lab for school districts and educators across the KVEC region. The Design Lab will provide educators with resources, tools, strategies and opportunities to work together to discover solutions and best practices critical to successful teaching and […]

Micro-Credential Summit Day 4 – The Impact on Leadership

If you weren’t able to attend day four of the micro-credential summit you can view the entire day by watching the video at the top of this webpage. For this session, these educational leaders discussed how to use micro-credentials to change the professional learning ecosystem. Topics include: How can we take our current situation and […]

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Micro-Credential Summit Day 3 – Design Principles

If you weren’t able to attend day three of the micro-credential summit you can view the entire day by watching the video at the top of this webpage. For this session, our experts discuss the new micro-credential design principles organized by the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and Digital Promise with input from […]

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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 […]