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 […]

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NPR Student Podcast Challenge: Turn An Idea Into Sound — And Win

“Hey, NPR is having a podcasting competition! Learn to podcast on the Holler and enter to win!” OK, class, listen up! Here’s your assignment for next semester: Take a topic, a lesson or a unit you’re learning about, and turn it into a podcast. NPR is launching its first-ever Student Podcast Challenge. It’s a chance […]

KVEC Renaissance Academy: Hal Bowman’s Be The One

Hal Bowman – Be the One Educators, are you interested in going? Check out our event tab and find out how to register! Posted by Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative on Monday, November 5, 2018 Hal Bowman’s Be The One professional development event provides educators with exactly what they’ve been searching for – the most powerful, […]

KVEC FIRESummit Fall 2018

Educators, community leaders, and students gathered on October 24, 2018, for the Spring 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 10,000 participants joined in the Forging Innovation in Rural Education (FIRE) summit hosted by the […]

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Rural Eastern Kentucky School Leaders Preparing A Call to Action

Achieving Equity and Putting Schools at the Center of Communities to Reinvent Economically Distressed Rural Region The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) and superintendents leading rural public schools in the mountains of eastern Kentucky are in the final stages of developing a position paper and call to action to address the urgent needs and opportunities […]

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Teaching the novel, Night: Creating Context For Instruction

According to HB 128 (2018), schools in Kentucky are required to include instruction on both the Holocaust and genocide in middle and high schools. To assist our districts in planning and implementing this content, KVEC is sponsoring another 6-hour training, free for ELA and Social Studies teachers in the KVEC region, grades 6-12, on November […]

Building Bridges to College and Career!

You’re invited to participate in Building Bridges to College and Career: Family Engagement for Successful Student Transition, a special opportunity to network and learn about ways to improve postsecondary transitions for students. This free interactive event, being held on November 7th, is designed to build awareness of the families’ role in successful student transition to postsecondary education and training. There will […]

FIRECAST – Cooking and Learning In The Classroom

KVEC’s FIRECAST highlights creative and determined educators building their classrooms into a one of a kind experience. Our goal is to showcase classroom innovations and to inspire others to help change the narrative of Eastern Kentucky. Teresa Miller is a K-2 Special Education teacher in Perry County. This is her second year receiving a Learning […]

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Grades 9-12 High-Impact Literacy Instruction in English/LA, Science and Social Studies

Reaching for Proficiency Across the Curriculum: Grades 9-12 High-Impact Literacy Instruction in English/LA, Science, and Social Studies Presented by KVEC Instructional Specialists: Carole Mullins, Kim Sergent, Katrina Slone, Dionne Bates and Rebecca King, Teacher KVEC Training Center 412 Roy Campbell Drive, Hazard, KY 41701 October 30, 2018 (9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.) LIMITED SEATING! REGISTRATION IS […]

How To Rewrite A Region’s Story!

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) focuses on innovative methods for addressing educational and community-based challenges throughout Eastern Kentucky. Dwyer Gunn a “Pacific Standard” contributing writer recently highlighted a story “How to Rewrite A Region’s Story.” Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative is an investment in creating a “future story” for students interested in learning skills for […]