Teaching The Holocaust – Empowering Students

How do we create impactful and thoughtful learning of the Holocaust with students? Through our signature professional development program, participants explore and gain access to a range of classroom content and consider instructional enhancements to support students’ study and reflection of the history of the Holocaust and its ongoing meaning in the world today. Educators […]

FIRECAST – Project Ignite

Have you ever wanted to learn how to fly a plane or drone? Do you like bottle rockets? Maybe you would rather just learn how to build the perfect airplane. All that and more was included in the 2nd annual Project Ignite hosted by Ashland Independent Schools. The camp this year allowed students to explore […]

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Want a Tiny House? These Kentucky Students Have You Covered!

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) focuses on innovative methods for addressing educational and community-based challenges throughout Eastern Kentucky. The Lexington Herald-Leader recently highlighted a story “Want a tiny house? These Kentucky students have you covered.” In Kentucky, tiny houses are big teaching tools. The Building it Forward project, sponsored by the Hazard-based Kentucky Valley […]

Building it Forward – Tiny House Project

You are invited to bid on the quality Tiny Houses innovatively designed and constructed by students in your local school districts. The Building it Forward project, sponsored by the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC), is an investment in creating a ‘future story’ for students interested in learning skills for a real-world vocation. The project is […]

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Taking Flight: Coalfield Students Have High Hopes For Drone Industry Jobs

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) focuses on innovative methods for addressing educational and community-based challenges throughout Eastern Kentucky. Benny Becker, a ReSource reporter in the heart of Appalachia’s coal country, where the shifting economy is challenging communities. Benny recently highlighted a story “Taking Flight: Coalfield Students Have High Hopes For Drone Industry Jobs.” There’s […]

Free Remote Area Medical Clinic – June 23-24,2018

Remote Area Medical (RAM) will host a Free RAM Medical Clinic here in Hazard, Kentucky at East Perry Elementary School (301 Perry Avenue Hazard, KY 41701) on June 23rd and 24th. RAM offers free, high-quality vision, dental and medical services on a first-come, first-serve basis. No insurance or identification is required. This event is free […]

Support future problem solving!

Johnson County Schools FPS/CmPS teams will be competing against the World at the Future Problem Solving Program International (FPSPI) in La Crosse, Wisconsin June 6th through the 10th. FPSPI is a dynamic international program involving thousands of students annually from around the world. Developed in 1974 by creativity pioneer Dr. E. Paul Torrance, Future Problem […]

FIRECAST – HeartSmart

KVEC’s FireCast Minisode is a new 3-5 minute video production highlighting classrooms innovations that are forging a new path for learning that could lead to a new economy in Eastern Kentucky. HeartSmart, the Community Problem Solving Team (CmPS) at Floyd County High School. HeartSmart is a great way to raise awareness about heart disease in the […]

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KVEC Micro-Credential Summit 2018

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) hosted its second annual Micro-Credential Summit on May 23, 2018. This year’s forum brought together representation from local, state, and national education organizations to discuss options for using micro-credentials as an integral component of a professional learning ecosystem. Objectives of the day included understanding the direction of professional learning […]

Westward Expansion Seminar

Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative is hosting a one-day seminar covering Westward Expansion. This seminar will focus on Westward Expansion during the 19th Century. Ideas and events emphasized include Manifest Destiny, the Monroe Doctrine, the Mexican-American War, and the growing problem of Sectionalism that threatened to drive North and South apart. Seminar Details: Seminar Topic: Westward […]