Eastern Kentucky can be a loser again in 2020 Census; School Districts are joining effort

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 how Eastern Kentucky stands to be a loser in the 2020 U.S. Census unless successful efforts are made […]

The Scarlett Solo

Welcome back to Tech Tuesday! Today we check out Focusrite’s Scarlett Solo a great tool for recording your instruments or just recording audio. Multiple inputs you want to record? No problem they make several different versions of the Scarlett and I’m sure one with fit your audio needs.

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Kudzu Bricks, Tiny Homes, and Glow-in-the-Dark Horseshoes: Innovation in Rural Kentucky Schools

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) focuses on innovative methods for addressing educational and community-based challenges throughout Eastern Kentucky. Madeline Will a reporter for Education Week who covers the teaching profession, recently published a story highlighting real challenges that students in rural Kentucky are tackling through grants that encourage innovation and entrepreneurship. Madeline also writes for the Teaching […]

Forging Innovation in Rural Education Ignites in Louisville

On behalf of the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative, the Appalachian Renaissance Initiative and the Kentucky Rural Education Association, we would like to invite you to join us in a reception recognizing rural innovation and excellence at the Louisville Downtown Marriot during the National Rural Education Association’s national forum to advance rural education on Thursday, October 24th 2019 at 5:30 […]

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KVEC Selected as one of 23 organizations in National Initiative on Rural Design

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) focuses on innovative methods for addressing educational and community-based challenges throughout Eastern Kentucky. [Hazard, Kentucky]— In its ongoing support of rural communities, the National Endowment for the Arts announces the 2019 communities taking part in its national initiative, the Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design (CIRD). New this year, the Arts Endowment, in partnership with […]

MOTION CAPTURE!! Pt. 1

Today we are creating Hitboxes in Unity to work with our data that is being streamed from Motive. (A motion capture program) Are you skilled in Unity and have some helpful advice to offer? Email me at adrian@theholler.org Currently, I am trying to create the same build in Unreal Engine because the HMD is causing […]

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KVEC Regional Student Senate 2019-2020

The Student Senate draws upon the youth of the region to foster daring and innovative ideas to help rejuvenate, sustain, and reinvent our communities. KVEC believes that there is no challenge facing our region that cannot be solved by the creative minds of our youth and adults. The mission of the KVEC Student Senate is […]

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KVEC Board Report: Continuing Education Option Plan II

In 2019, the EPSB waived the regulatory requirement that teachers must obtain a Rank 2 within 10 years.   This allows a teacher to remain at the Rank III level.  Teachers must still obtain the 24 annual hours of professional learning credits approved by the school or district to qualify for license renewal.  However, the incentives […]

The Next Curve in the Road

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) focuses on innovative methods for addressing educational and community-based challenges throughout Eastern Kentucky. Dr. Jeff Hawkins the Executive Director at KVEC was recently published on AC&E (Accessibility Compliance & Equity – Every Student, Every School, Every Day). About AC&E – We are education media professionals who are passionate about […]