The Rural Schools Collaborative: We Believe

Help us build a national effort to attract and retain talent in our rural schools and communities! We are gathering input from rural teachers and community members from across the country to help us develop a nationally coordinated strategy for recruiting educators into our diverse rural communities. Are you interested in helping us address the […]

KVEC Welcomes Dr. Adolph Brown, III

Presentation Topic: “You’ve Gotta Reach ‘Em” March 13th, 2019 From 8:30 A.M. – 11:30 A.M. First Federal Center, Hazard Community & Technical College FREE to KVEC Member School Employees Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kvec-renaissance-academy-dr-adolph-brown-tickets-56801557989 Keep up with KVEC! Visit us at the HOLLER, Facebook, and Twitter

Eastern Kentucky school superintendents join KVEC representatives at Capitol with ‘call to action’

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) focuses on innovative methods for addressing educational and community-based challenges throughout Eastern Kentucky. Ron Daley a strategic partner lead for KVEC and John White the former deputy assistant secretary for rural outreach at the U.S. Department of Education collaborated on a story recently published on Kyforward (Kentucky’s Online Newspaper). […]

#KVECFORWARD – A Region’s Way Forward

Achieving Learner Equity and School Centered Community Reinvention in an Economically Distressed Rural Region. Report Advanced by The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative Representing Member Districts: Ashland Independent, Breathitt County, Floyd County, Harlan County, Hazard Independent, Jackson Independent, Jenkins Independent, Johnson County, Knott County, Lawrence County, Lee County, Letcher County, Leslie County, Magoffin County, Martin County, Middlesboro […]

A Standards-approach to Integrating Science and the Social Studies into the 9-12 Classroom

Building Content Knowledge and Understanding: A Standards-approach to Integrating Science and the Social Studies into the 9-12 Classroom      Presented by KVEC Instructional Specialists:Kim Sergent, Katrina Slone and Carole Mullins, NBCT KVEC Training Center412 Roy Campbell Drive, Hazard, KY 41701March 1, 2019 (9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.) LIMITED SEATING! REGISTRATION IS REQUIREDDeadline to Register: February 27, 2019 This interactive […]

A Standards-approach to Integrating Science and the Social Studies into the 6-8 Classroom

Building Content Knowledge and Understanding: A Standards-approach to Integrating Science and the Social Studies into the 6-8 Classroom      Presented by KVEC Instructional Specialists:Kim Sergent, Katrina Slone and Carole Mullins, NBCT KVEC Training Center412 Roy Campbell Drive, Hazard, KY 41701February 7, 2019 (9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.) LIMITED SEATING! REGISTRATION IS REQUIREDDeadline to Register: February 5, 2019 This interactive […]

A Standards-approach to Integrating Science and the Social Studies into the K-5 Classroom

Building Content Knowledge and Understanding: A Standards-approach to Integrating Science and the Social Studies into the K-5 Classroom Presented by KVEC Instructional Specialists:Kim Sergent, Katrina Slone and Carole Mullins, NBCT KVEC Training Center412 Roy Campbell Drive, Hazard, KY 41701February 15, 2019 (9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.) LIMITED SEATING! REGISTRATION IS REQUIREDDeadline to Register: February 13, 2019 This interactive […]

RAPID – Hazard High School

Safetynet 606 is a program involving students and first responders where 3-D floor plans are being developed for schools, hospitals, and businesses. These floor plans are specifically tailored to the needs of first responders. A group of students from Hazard High School created a new product called RAPID (Rapid Access Product for Information Delivery) from […]

Middle School Entrepreneurial Fair 2018

Students from the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) region gathered at the Knott County Sportsplex to present their business plans and small business ideas in the annual Middle School Entrepreneurial Fair. Presenters progressed to this level of the competition by receiving the highest scores at a previous school-level competition. The age-old student question, “How am […]

Welcome to ATLAS

Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative has partnered with Unified Champion Schools and Special Olympics Kentucky to host ATLAS (Accepting Teaching Learning Achieving Succeeding). ATLAS is a unified program for middle school boys with and without intellectual disabilities. Unified Champion School Components Whole School Awareness and Involvement: awareness and education activities that promote inclusion and reach the […]