Using Micro-Credentials to boost Professional Learning

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. KVEC provides professional learning for more than 3,000 teachers and its staff members are very familiar with the […]

KVEC Special Education Winter Conference: Behavior

The KVEC Special Education Winter Institute for Behavior. All sessions will be focused on behavior supports for teachers and school staff. About this Event The KVEC Special Education Winter Institute will be a full day of professional learning in the area of behavior. Sessions will include Tier I, Tier II and Tier III Behavior interventions, […]

The Holler’s Broadcasting Studio

Howdy from the Holler! We hope everyone had a great Christmas and a Happy New Year! As you get back into the swing of things we would like it if you would take some time to check out what’s been going on in our Holler Broadcasting Studio. You will be able to find a variety […]

For Students in Coal Country, the Census is a Hands-On Civics Lesson

Students in eastern Kentucky Appalachia are very aware of the economic and population shifts that have reshaped their area. And now their schools are enlisting them to put that knowledge to work, by ensuring that every person who calls their communities home is counted in the 2020 census. The census is used to allot funding for […]

KVEC Fourth National Competency Based and Micro-Credential Summit Invitation

Please accept this invitation to attend the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative’s (KVEC) fourth National Competency-Based and Micro-Credential Summit on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 5-6, 2020, at the Crowne Plaza Conference Center at 830 Phillips Lane in Louisville, KY. The Conference Center is a short complimentary shuttle ride from the airport to the hotel. This year’s […]

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KVEC Fall FIRESUMMIT Oct.2019

Educators, community leaders, and students gathered on October 23, 2019, for the Fall FIRESummit hosted by the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC). The FIRESummit spotlights hard-working innovators in eastern Kentucky that go the extra mile to forge innovation in rural education! Over 700 persons participated in person the Forging Innovation in Rural Education (FIRE) Summit, […]

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KVEC Regional Press Conference Hosted Live on 2019-2020 Legislative and Advocacy Priorities

Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) superintendents joined other K-12 leaders in a statewide Kentucky Association of School Superintendents (KASS) sponsored event on Tuesday, October 29, 2019. The sessions were designed to inform the news media and general public about the KASS Legislative & Advocacy Priorities for the 2020 session of the Kentucky General Assembly.  KVEC […]

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The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative Regional Press Conference

Kentucky Association of School Superintendents 2019-2020 Legislative and Advocacy Priorities What: A major pillar in a successful Kentucky is a strong public school system. In addition to preparing our children for post-secondary training and careers, public schools develop children to be healthy, productive, contributing members of society. Because our children represent our future, our economic […]