KVEC Fall FIRESUMMIT Oct.2019

Educators, community leaders, and students gathered on October 23, 2019, for the Fall FIRESummit hosted by the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC). The FIRESummit spotlights hard-working innovators in eastern Kentucky that go the extra mile to forge innovation in rural education! Over 700 persons participated in person the Forging Innovation in Rural Education (FIRE) Summit, […]

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FIRECAST – Apply Now!

www.theholler.org/firecast It’s that time of the year again! Be sure to get your applications in especially if it is for an event. This opportunity is open year-round but submit early so we can schedule you in and make sure you don’t get put on a waiting list. This year we have two choices when it […]

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Breathitt County High Presents

Ever since Hamilton’s music released I have been wanting to see a play and thanks to Breathitt the itch has been scratched for now. Breathitt County’s performance of ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ concluded this weekend but we managed to grab a snippet of what the event was like. So the weekend consisted of Game of […]

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KVEC FIRESUMMIT Spring 2019

Educators, community leaders, and students gathered on April 16, 2019, for the Spring FIRESummit hosted by the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC). The FIRESummit spotlights hard-working innovators in eastern Kentucky that go the extra mile to forge innovation in rural education! Over 1,500 persons participated in person the Forging Innovation in Rural Education (FIRE) Summit, […]

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BIG THINGS, Mini Episodes

Sometimes the FIRECAST team shows up at a school and there are too many things going on to fit it into one video; that is when the FIRECAST minisodes happen. This past week we visited Belfry High School and their students had a multitude of things going on in a single classroom. One side of […]

Harlan Co. Portal 31 Virtual Field Trip

Harlan County contributed to the successful World War II victory of our American nation in such ways as leading the world in coal production during the World War II years. Debbie Napier a social studies teacher at Rosspoint Elementary brought something new to her classroom this year. By receiving an ARI Learning Innovation Grant from […]

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Owsley County – Strategic Planning for Education and the Community

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. Owsley County high school hosted a strategic planning meeting for community members, county government, city government, and education leaders. […]

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