FIRECAST – Project Ignite

Have you ever wanted to learn how to fly a plane or drone? Do you like bottle rockets? Maybe you would rather just learn how to build the perfect airplane. All that and more was included in the 2nd annual Project Ignite hosted by Ashland Independent Schools. The camp this year allowed students to explore […]

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FIRECAST – HeartSmart

KVEC’s FireCast Minisode is a new 3-5 minute video production highlighting classrooms innovations that are forging a new path for learning that could lead to a new economy in Eastern Kentucky. HeartSmart, the Community Problem Solving Team (CmPS) at Floyd County High School. HeartSmart is a great way to raise awareness about heart disease in the […]

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FIRECAST – Knott County’s FFA

KVEC’s FireCast Minisode is a new 3-5 minute video production highlighting classrooms innovations that are forging a new path for learning that could lead to a new economy in Eastern Kentucky. Steve Mobley the FFA Instructor at Knott County Central High School, received an Innovation Grant from KVEC as part of their project funded through […]

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FIRECAST – Performing Arts and STLP

KVEC’s FireCast Minisode is a new 3-5 minute video production highlighting classrooms innovations that are forging a new path for learning that could lead to a new economy in Eastern Kentucky. Mike Bell from Allen Elementary, along with his students, are creating original plays as well as technology. The two entities are then combined to […]

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FireCast Minisode – Episode 1

KVEC’s FireCast Minisode is a new 3-5 minute video production highlighting classrooms innovations that are forging a new path for learning that could lead to a new economy in Eastern Kentucky. Mrs. Shirkey has implemented digital notebooks in Geometry. Students use #myBrand to keep up with daily notebooks. Mrs. Shirkey implemented BRAND 2-years ago to […]

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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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FIRESummit – Register Now!

April 11, 2018 Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) invites you to the FIRESummit (Forging Innovation in Rural Education) for an amazing day that highlights the innovative work occurring in 22 outstanding rural districts in southeastern Kentucky. We invite you to join us in this tremendous learning opportunity, please register ASAP. Registration is required for the […]

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Celebrating Innovation in Education at the Capitol

Over 250 students and educators from the 22 school district membership in the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) celebrated innovation the classroom with 25 display tables in the Frankfort Capitol on March 6.  Additionally, five individuals were honored in a Capitol Rotunda ceremony and students from three school districts presented before a Senate committee. The […]

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