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 […]

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). […]

#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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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 […]

Historic Tour Goes Digital!

Thanks to the combined effort of Paintsville Ind. and Johnson County schools the tour set in Paintsville is going to find a home online. This advancement will allow the tour to be accessed by anyone and will no longer be hindered by bad weather or lack of personnel to give the tour. To learn more […]

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A Standards-approach to Integrating Science and the Social Studies into the K-5 Classroom

Building Content Knowledge and Understanding: A Standards-approach to Integrating Science and the Social Studies into the K-5 Classroom Presented by KVEC Instructional Specialists:Kim Sergent, Katrina Slone and Carole Mullins, NBCT KVEC Training Center412 Roy Campbell Drive, Hazard, KY 41701February 15, 2019 (9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.) LIMITED SEATING! REGISTRATION IS REQUIREDDeadline to Register: February 13, 2019 This interactive […]

RAPID – Hazard High School

Safetynet 606 is a program involving students and first responders where 3-D floor plans are being developed for schools, hospitals, and businesses. These floor plans are specifically tailored to the needs of first responders. A group of students from Hazard High School created a new product called RAPID (Rapid Access Product for Information Delivery) from […]