Knott School District Has Economic Importance to County and Region

In addition to providing quality education preparing students for the workforce, the Knott County School District is a major economic driver in the community.  The school district directly contributes to the educational attainment and future earnings of its youth. The district is the largest employer in the county with 387 employees and a payroll of […]

FIRECAST – Cooking and Learning In The Classroom

KVEC’s FIRECAST highlights creative and determined educators building their classrooms into a one of a kind experience. Our goal is to showcase classroom innovations and to inspire others to help change the narrative of Eastern Kentucky. Teresa Miller is a K-2 Special Education teacher in Perry County. This is her second year receiving a Learning […]

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KVEC Reading Recovery – ZOOM

One of the most important and compelling components of the Reading Recovery Professional Development model is the Behind-the-Glass experience that all Reading Recovery teachers are continually involved with throughout the year.  Teachers watch a lesson from behind a two-way mirror while the child and the teacher work together during a lesson on the other side.  […]

Grades 9-12 High-Impact Literacy Instruction in English/LA, Science and Social Studies

Reaching for Proficiency Across the Curriculum: Grades 9-12 High-Impact Literacy Instruction in English/LA, Science, and Social Studies Presented by KVEC Instructional Specialists: Carole Mullins, Kim Sergent, Katrina Slone, Dionne Bates and Rebecca King, Teacher KVEC Training Center 412 Roy Campbell Drive, Hazard, KY 41701 October 30, 2018 (9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.) LIMITED SEATING! REGISTRATION IS […]

How To Rewrite A Region’s Story!

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) focuses on innovative methods for addressing educational and community-based challenges throughout Eastern Kentucky. Dwyer Gunn a “Pacific Standard” contributing writer recently highlighted a story “How to Rewrite A Region’s Story.” Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative is an investment in creating a “future story” for students interested in learning skills for […]

The FIRESummit Reignites This October

October 24, 2018  East Kentucky Expo Center Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) is bringing the FIRE back and invites you to the Forging Innovation in Rural Education FIRESummit for an amazing day that highlights the innovative work occurring in 22 outstanding rural districts in southeastern Kentucky.  If you are interested in this tremendous learning opportunity, […]

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Owsley County School District Has Economic Importance to County and Region

In addition to providing quality education preparing students for the workforce, the Owsley County School District is a major economic driver in the community.  The school district directly contributes to the educational attainment and future earnings of its youth. The district is the largest employer in the county with 190 employees and a payroll of […]

The 606 Coffee

The 606 Coffee Shop will be Hazard, Kentucky’s newest addition to downtown Hazard. Where you will be welcome to come sit down, enjoy a cup of coffee with friends or get a cup to go! 8 students from Hazard High School came up with this idea to bridge the gap between business and art. The […]

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Catchin’ Critters at the Gorge!

The Red River Gorge – located in Powell, Menifee and Wolfe counties – is one of the most beautiful and geologically interesting places in Eastern Kentucky. But, what’s happening underneath the surface of this natural beauty? That’s one of the many questions that Wolfe County High School are trying to answer. The students, accompanied by […]

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Like State’s Other Rural School Districts, Lee County Has Major Economic Importance

In addition to providing quality education preparing students for the workforce, the Lee County School District is a major economic driver in the community. The school district directly contributes to the educational attainment and future earnings of its youth. The district is the largest employer in the county despite the county’s population and student enrollment […]