KVEC Honors Four Proud Mountaineers at the state Capitol Feb 12th

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) honored four individuals in a Frankfort Capitol Rotunda ceremony on February 12 for their contributions to the region and state, their support of public education and for their pride of mountain heritage. The honorees presented the awards by Gov. Paul Patton were Jean Hale of Pike County, Dr. Van Breeding of Letcher County, Kentucky […]

Small Light, Big Impact

Welcome to Tech Tuesday and today we are talking about a light! It’s called the Amaran Pocket-Sized LED Light and it’s probably one of my favorite pieces of equipment right now just because of the size. I’m used to big lights that have to be placed on tripods. Now I have a convenient light that […]

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Eastern Kentucky school superintendents join KVEC representatives at Capitol with ‘call to action’

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 and John White the former deputy assistant secretary for rural outreach at the U.S. Department of Education collaborated on a story recently published on Kyforward (Kentucky’s Online Newspaper). […]

The K-5 Science/Social Studies Training WILL BE HELD AS PLANNED (2-15-19)

The K-5 Science/Social Studies Training scheduled for tomorrow WILL BE HELD AS PLANNED. The training at KVEC is not cancelled! IMPORTANT REMINDERS: · District/School is responsible for all travel/stipend expenses · PD Credit is available · Morning refreshments and lunch will be provided Thanks and we look forward to seeing all of you tomorrow!! P.S. If you have not […]

#KVECFORWARD – A Region’s Way Forward

Achieving Learner Equity and School Centered Community Reinvention in an Economically Distressed Rural Region. Report Advanced by The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative Representing Member Districts: Ashland Independent, Breathitt County, Floyd County, Harlan County, Hazard Independent, Jackson Independent, Jenkins Independent, Johnson County, Knott County, Lawrence County, Lee County, Letcher County, Leslie County, Magoffin County, Martin County, Middlesboro […]

Floor Planning at Floyd Central

We recently visited Floyd Central to see what they were up too and one of the many things they had going on was building floor plans. However that wasn’t all they were doing, they were working with the math class to find out the cost of their homes and to see if their predicted jobs […]

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The Young Learners of Foreign Language

Do you remember having to take a foreign language class in high school? Well, these students at Jackson City Schools have the opportunity of learning one as early as elementary school. Check them out in the video! If you’d like to learn more about FIRECAST please visit the FIRECAST page and learn how you can […]

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Learn Blender Today!

Learning a new skill can serve troublesome, especially something as intricate as 3D design. The good news is that we’ve created a tutorial series to make that introduction just a little bit easier. These tutorial videos walk you through creating a 3D model all the way to the having that model walk around on real-life […]

A Standards-approach to Integrating Science and the Social Studies into the 9-12 Classroom

Building Content Knowledge and Understanding: A Standards-approach to Integrating Science and the Social Studies into the 9-12 Classroom      Presented by KVEC Instructional Specialists:Kim Sergent, Katrina Slone and Carole Mullins, NBCT KVEC Training Center412 Roy Campbell Drive, Hazard, KY 41701February 21, 2019 (9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.) LIMITED SEATING! REGISTRATION IS REQUIREDDeadline to Register: February 19, 2019 This interactive […]

A Standards-approach to Integrating Science and the Social Studies into the 6-8 Classroom

Building Content Knowledge and Understanding: A Standards-approach to Integrating Science and the Social Studies into the 6-8 Classroom      Presented by KVEC Instructional Specialists:Kim Sergent, Katrina Slone and Carole Mullins, NBCT KVEC Training Center412 Roy Campbell Drive, Hazard, KY 41701February 7, 2019 (9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.) LIMITED SEATING! REGISTRATION IS REQUIREDDeadline to Register: February 5, 2019 This interactive […]