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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ONE OF THE COUNTRY’S MOST IMPOVERISHED REGIONS Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative’s Dessie Bowling (Associate Director of KVEC), Robert Brown (Professional Learning Lead) and Jeff Hawkins ( Executive Director of KVEC) were recently published on ACE-ED.org (Equity & Access Pre K-12). ACE-ED.org is a group of education media professionals who are passionate about creating equitable access […]


The first of the FIRESUMMIT presentations have concluded and with four CONCURRENT streams, you may have missed a thing or two. Don’t worry, you can visit https://summit.theholler.org/program/ to check out everything that was shown today! Today we shared Transition Innovation, Building it Forward- Tiny House, Micro-Credentials, and ACT Presentations! Tomorrow the following will be playing […]

Family Members Collaborate with Innovative Mountain School Districts

Rural eastern Kentucky school districts have utilized the innovative learning practices and digital teaching platforms they have used for years to jump start the “Non-Traditional Instruction” (NTI) programming necessary when school in person classes were forced to shut down in mid-March because of COVI19. School officials state that it was not just their students who […]

Census 2020 by Highland Elementary

 The 3rd-grade at Highland Elementary has put together a video for everyone’s viewing pleasure. I couldn’t agree more with what each student states in this video. This will have a great impact on Eastern Kentucky. The Census provides critical data that lawmakers, business owners, teachers, and many others use to provide daily services, products, […]

KVEC’s Initiatives to Address Equity and Access

Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative’s Dessie Bowling (Associate Director) and Robert Brown (Professional Learning Lead) were recently published on ACE-ED.org (Equity & Access Pre K-12).ACE-ED.org is a group of education media professionals who are passionate about creating equitable access for more than 50 million school-aged children, as well as 20 million college and university students in […]

Leading in a Time of Crisis-Podcast

“Whether you think you can, or think you can’t, you’re right” – Henry Ford  Quetico a career coaching and consulting organization recently published a Podcast called Leading in a Time of Crisis – a Conversation with Dr. Jeff Hawkins and Steve Miletto. Dr. Jeff Hawkins, Executive Director of the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperation, an educational […]

Be Anywhere With Zoom! Chorma Key Made Simple!

Howdy y'all today we are covering something that is pretty simple to set up in Zoom! There is two options but the green screen (Chorma key) option is the preferred because it gives you the flexibility of picking the color you want to remove from your scene so you can replace it with a image/video [...]
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New Skill Acquired: Blender Mocap Master!

The video above is pretty crazy right? We were so excited to host another workshop but due to social distancing and everything else going on we decided to compile a google drive file with RAW BVH files that were captured here as well as models you can mess around with. The video below goes over [...]
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