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, […]
We recently visited Jenkins Independent and after getting through their new security doors and checking out their new entranceway it’s easy to tell that they mean business when it comes to renovating!
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 […]
Recently we had a chance to work with Paintsville to create this piece for them. Check it out and stay tuned to see what’s coming!
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 […]
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, […]
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 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 […]
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. […]
Creating history it’s something we do every day without even realizing it. Some actions are more notable than others, especially in our world today with our “virtual diaries” known as our feeds. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and all the other social media websites can be used to diary our daily activities. It’s hard to believe there […]