Girls Who Code’s Summer Immersion Program

  Click here for the Application Page Girls Who Code’s Virtual Summer Immersion Program (SIP) is a FREE, 2-week program for current 9th–11th grade students (rising sophomores, juniors and seniors), to learn about computer science, gain exposure to tech jobs, and join a supportive sisterhood of thousands of students around the world. The early acceptance […]

2nd Annual KVEC Drone Race

Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) sponsored its Second Annual Drone Race in which middle and high school teams built drones from supplied kits to come race at the Knott County Sportsplex. Twenty schools submitted applications to participate in this project-based learning opportunity designed to prepare students for careers in a growing job market. Hundreds of […]

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Christin Roberson loves teaching and aerospace opportunities

Christin Roberson said she felt like Santa Claus as she watched her two aerospace classes excitedly open the drone kits on Friday, November 3 at Sheldon Clark High School. The students will conduct research in order to learn how to put together the drones and practice flying in preparation for the spring 2018 drone race […]

The Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs Accepting Applications for Summer 2018!

Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs Taking Applications Next summer’s session of the Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs will take place from June 24 through July 14, 2017 at Transylvania University. Students in 9th, 10th and 11th grade should apply online at  Applications are due by December 20th, 2017 and selections will be announced in April 2018. […]

Middle School Students in KVEC Region to Explore STEM Curriculum

STEM is a curriculum based on the idea of educating students in four specific disciplines — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — in an interdisciplinary and applied approach. STEM integrates the four disciplines based on real-world applications ( According to Elaine J. Hom, author of “What is STEM Education?” (featured in Live Science in February […]

Greetings from the STEM Queen!

Welcome to our new STEM Holler! I am super excited about the new look– Steam Punk all the way! Along with the new look, you will have easy access to many more resources for teaching Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics in your Pre-12 classrooms. Each of the tabs in the STEM gears will open tons […]