The Rural Schools Collaborative: We Believe

Help us build a national effort to attract and retain talent in our rural schools and communities! We are gathering input from rural teachers and community members from across the country to help us develop a nationally coordinated strategy for recruiting educators into our diverse rural communities. Are you interested in helping us address the […]

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3D Motion Tracking Under 3 Minutes!

If Adobe Premiere is the cake then After Effects is the cherry that adds that extra tasty bite, but isn’t necessary to have a good cake. However, it definitely looks more tasty with one. With that out of the way, let’s talk about After Effects and what it can do for your videos. Check out […]

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My Mountains Mysteries – The Octavia Hatcher Story – Chapter Three; Pastor Jason Johnson

The Octavia Hatcher story is a local legend around Central Appalachia, but not only isolated to the communities surrounding Pike County, KY. Her story is known worldwide, having been examined by such programs as Mysteries at the Museum on the Travel Channel. She is known as the “Girl Who Turned Her Back on Pikeville” throughout […]

KVEC Welcomes Dr. Adolph Brown, III

Presentation Topic: “You’ve Gotta Reach ‘Em” March 13th, 2019 From 8:30 A.M. – 11:30 A.M. First Federal Center, Hazard Community & Technical College FREE to KVEC Member School Employees Register here: Keep up with KVEC! Visit us at the HOLLER, Facebook, and Twitter

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BeneVETS 4 The Brave

Ashland Middle School has done it again! They have won state in Samsung’s Solve for Tomorrow competition. Their project is about trying to help Veterans keep up with their documents through cloud storage. Also, they aim to help alleviate the pain of sorting through walls of text on Veteran Affairs websites by simplifying and listing […]

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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 […]