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Howdy y’all, Just a quick reminder that if you have a story you would like shared on The Holler simply Hover over your mouse over HOME on any page and you will find the “Submit a Story” button. Personally, I am a visual learner so I drew out the instructions down below. Protip: Don’t worry […]

Micro-Credential Summit Day 2 – Needs-Based Developed Micro-Credential Stacks

If you weren’t able to attend day two of the micro-credential summit you can view the entire day by watching the video at the top of this webpage. You will be able to watch this distinguished panel of experts discuss the development of specific micro-credential stacks for special needs populations and teaching rural students of […]

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Micro-Credential Summit Day 1 – Micro-Credentials 101

Thank you for joining us for our first installment of the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative’s (KVEC) Virtual Micro-Credential Summit. In the video above join Dr. Jennifer Carroll as she guides you through the digital learning systems of Micro-Credentials. This will be great for anyone new to the world of educator micro-credentials or who still have […]

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Teacher Micro-Credentialing and Professional Development Podcast

KVEC’s Robert Brown and Jennifer Carroll were recently on the NREA – The Rural Voice (National Rural Education Association Official Podcast). This podcast highlights the use of Competency-Based and Micro-Credentialing as a method for furthering the professional development of teachers. For many teachers, there are limited options for furthering their professional training to stay current […]

Brand New Research on Special Education in Rural America

KVEC’s Dr. Dessie Bowling (Associate Director of KVEC) and Dr. Will Kayatin (Senior Director for Higher Education Affairs) were asked to come on the Education Talk Radio Pre K-20 Podcast on BlogTalkRadio with Larry Jacobs. This podcast highlights brand new research on special education in rural America. The RISE2 Deeper learning Project presents its finding based on […]


REAL-WORLD INNOVATIONS = SYSTEMIC ENDURING ENGAGEMENTRESEARCH REPORT: SPECIAL EDUCATION IN RURAL EASTERN KENTUCKY Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative’s Dr. Will Kayatin (Educational Consultant, Transition & Higher Education) was recently published on (Equity & Access Pre K-12). is a group of education media professionals who are passionate about creating equitable access for more than 50 […]

KVEC’s Virtual FIRESummit

Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative hosted the first-ever Virtual FIRESummit. Over the course of 3 days, there was a total of 210 presentations from educators from all across the KVEC region. Here is a list of all the categories, also you will see a hyperlink for you to be able to click and view the full […]

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