Commissioner Lewis on the state’s new high school graduation requirements

Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis held the second town hall forum in Hazard on Thursday, October 10 seeking public feedback on the state’s new minimum high school graduation requirements. Lewis and Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) staff will hold two other forums and one online forum will be held via webinar and feedback will be […]

KY Commissioner and KDE Seeking Feedback

Commissioner to seek feedback on reading and math basic competency requirement for high school graduation. (FRANKFORT, KY) – The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking public feedback on reading and math basic competency requirements for the state’s new minimum high school graduation requirements, per Senate Bill 175 (2019).  Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis and KDE staff will hold […]

Who’s Ready for the KVEC FIRESummit!

October 23, 2019Appalachian Wireless Arena (Formerly East KY Expo Center) Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) is bringing the FIRE back and invites you to the Forging Innovation in Rural Education FIRESummit for an amazing day that highlights the innovative work occurring in 23 outstanding rural districts in southeastern Kentucky.  The FIRE Summit is a celebration […]

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KVEC Regional Special Education Training with Teresa Combs

Training Topics will include: ARC/504 Chairperson Discipline Manifestation Determination and In-School Suspension   Eligibility Functional Behavior Assessments/Behavior Intervention Plans Date: October 25, 2019Time: 9:00am – 3:30 pmLocation: KVEC Office 412 Roy Campbell Drive Hazard, Ky 41701 There will be EILA credit provided as well as resource materials.     Target Audience: It is recommended that […]

The Ashland Tiny House is Back on the Market!

Are You Ready to Go Tiny? We’ve got just the home for you if you need an attractive, well-constructed, low-cost home or maybe a place where a relative can live close by and still maintain privacy. This home is move-in ready. All homes had winning bids as the auction closed this past July. Unfortunately, the […]

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Getting recruited by Coach K was just start of story for David Couch, who focused on Internet for schools

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 recently published on Kyforward (Kentucky’s Online Newspaper). A story highlighting Johnson County’s Paintsville amazing athletic tradition. But there’s another less-recognized excellent athlete, too, who has built on strong […]