COWS IN SPACE! On The Road Show

Danny and Robert visit the Virtual Reality Lab and go on an unexpected journey. The podcast with Dessie Bowling can be found below! Here’s a collection of videos that were also produced in the Virtual Holler (VR LAB) or a mobile version of the lab.

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Digitalachia Podcast – Micro-Credentialing

This second installment of Digitalachia Podcast hosted by Robert Brown of the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative’s  welcomes  Sue Beers, Executive Director, Members Impacting Instruction, Improving Curriculum (MISIC) located in Iowa, and Brian Devine, Director of Licensure, Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.  The topic of discussion for this podcast is defining micro-credentials and how they are used within a system of professional […]

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Digitalachia Podcast – Ripple Effects (Bouncy)

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative’s (KVEC) kicked off its first Digitalachia Podcast on August 19.   The KVEC office and its 23 partner districts are in the heart of Appalachian. We are focused on creating personalized professional learning opportunities that meet the professional learning needs of educators, which ultimately, and most importantly, create multiple opportunities for a […]

BRIDGES Literacy Project

Grades 5 and 8:  Language MechanicsOnline Practice Activities/Assessments  Over the past few months, many districts have requested resources for teaching language mechanics.  Teachers whose classes reached the 100th percentile as a result of our BRIDGES trainings “back in the day” have been especially diligent in requesting updated training for teaching language mechanics. Teachers who have […]

Who Tells YOUR Story?

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) focuses on innovative methods for addressing educational and community-based challenges throughout Eastern Kentucky. KVEC is a non-profit 501c3 educational service agency established in 1969 by 8 small school districts. Today, we serve more than 55,000 students and 3,000 educators within our 23-member districts in rural eastern Kentucky. These districts […]

EKY Works 2.0 – Survey for School Districts

One East Kentucky, EKCEP, Kentucky Power, SOAR, and the Ashland Alliance have partnered to complete a workforce assessment and skills analysis for a 27-county region in East Kentucky. This is an update of the EKYWorks project that was conducted in 2016, and Boyette Strategic Advisors has been engaged to conduct the study. The earlier project […]

Kentucky schools scramble to reach students on the losing end of the digital divide

With most public schools in Kentucky planning to delay the start of in-person classes for another six weeks or more, educators across the state are grappling with how to reach students on the losing end of the digital divide. Many schools had planned to begin offering in-person instruction this month, but Gov. Andy Beshear asked […]

**2020 Learning Innovation Grant Extension**

**For anyone who has submitted or had planned to submit but was not able to make the deadline for Learning Innovation Grants please read the following message** The decision was made to extend the deadline for submission of the Learning Innovation Grants for both Regular Education and Special Education until September 1, 2020. We realize […]

Micro-Credential Summit Day 5 – States’ Implementation of Micro-Credentials

If you weren’t able to attend day five of the micro-credential summit you can view the entire session by watching the video at the top of this webpage. For this session, an elite panel of state and national experts describe the importance of micro-credentialing in developing and supporting systems of professional learning at the local, […]

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KVEC/KDE Digital Learning Strategies Design Lab Virtual Launch Event

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative in partnership with the Kentucky Department of Education will launch a Digital Learning Design Lab for school districts and educators across the KVEC region. The Design Lab will provide educators with resources, tools, strategies and opportunities to work together to discover solutions and best practices critical to successful teaching and […]