KVEC speaks with RJ Rodriguez of Hawaii Teacher Standards Board Regarding Virtual Learning

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative’s Digitalachia Podcast hosted by Robert Brown, with co-host Jennifer Carroll, welcomed guest Raymond (RJ) Rodriquez, Licensing Specialist with the Hawaii Teacher Standards Board to discuss the state’s progress in assisting with virtual learning for educators due to COVID-19.¬† The conversation also focused on how micro-credentialing, and other professional learning opportunities, […]

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KVEC Virtual Tracking Tool

The KVEC Virtual Tracking Tool was collaboratively developed by special education and general education practitioners in response to the rising need for systems of supports to address student attendance and engagement in a virtual or hybrid setting.¬† The tool can serve as a guiding framework for reviewing existing or establishing protocols to implement a cycle […]

Harlan County Teachers Publish Spanish 1 Textbook

Harlan County Teachers Publish Spanish Textbook; Focus on Appalachian Region Two Spanish teachers at Harlan County High School have written and published a Spanish 1 textbook. The book, entitled¬†Viajes desde Appalachia, was inspired by the experiences of Chris Anama-Green and Emmanuel Anama-Green while teaching Spanish in Harlan County. ‚ÄúI have reviewed several Spanish textbooks over […]

KVEC Creates Exceptional Educator’s Playbook Podcast Series

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative’s Digitalachia Podcast hosted by Robert Brown welcomed guests Dionne Bates and Chasity Craft to discuss their new podcast series for the Exceptional Educator’s Playbook.¬† The purpose of this series is to develop a network of SPED teachers across the region and provide the opportunity for them to share strategies, ideas, […]

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KASS/KVEC Press Announcement for the 2021 Legislative Session

Oct. 26, 2020, Frankfort, Kentucky ‚Äď The Kentucky Association of School Superintendents in partnership with the eight Kentucky educational cooperatives will hold several news briefings around the state on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, to inform the news media and general public about its legislative priorities for the 2021 session of the Kentucky General Assembly. KASS […]

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NatGeo Opens the door to Adventure for K-3 Teachers in KVEC Region!

Dear Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative Instructional Leaders: National Geographic Education is pleased to invite K-3 teachers in the Kentucky Valley Education Cooperative (KVEC) region to participate in an exciting and rigorous, job-embedded professional learning project focused on the instructional shifts in elementary social studies. This no-cost professional learning opportunity is aligned with Kentucky Social Studies […]

Model Code of Educator Ethics

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative‚Äôs Digitalachia Podcast series hosted by Robert Brown, welcomed guests,¬†Ann Marie Fenton,¬†Director, Rules Management and Educator Assessment,¬†Georgia Professional Standards Commission¬†and¬†Troy Hutchings,¬†Senior Policy Advisor, National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC)¬†to discuss the Model Code of Educator Ethics. ¬†¬†¬† Model Code of Educator Ethics Development  It is the […]

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Who’s Ready for the KVEC Virtual FIRESUMMIT!

Announcing the 2nd Virtual FIRE Summit Forging Innovation in Rural EducationOctober 20, 2020, Starting at 9 A.M.Watch it LIVE by clicking the link belowtheholler.org/live/ The Virtual FIRE Summit is a celebration of the powerful and compelling learning taking place across the east Kentucky region that is driven by thousands of committed educators and learners. To […]

KVEC Partnership with National Geographic

On October 7, 2020,¬† Digitalachia Podcast hosted by Robert Brown of the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) welcomed¬†¬†Kim Sergent,¬† Social Studies Instructional Lead, of¬†KVEC to discuss the partnership she initiated with National Geographic.¬†¬† National Geographic Education invited  K-3 teachers in the KVEC region to participate in an exciting and rigorous, job-embedded professional learning project focused […]

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