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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Ashland Middle School – Samsung Solve For Tomorrow

Ashland Middle School participated in Samsung’s Solve For Tomorrow competition this school year. Samsung’s impact goal is to give students the chance to build leadership skills, apply their knowledge of STEAM and make an impact on their community while competing to win technology for their school. To Help Ashland Middle School win this competition Vote […]

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Flat Gap Community Problem Solving Project

In their first year of participation in CmPs (Community Problem Solving), Flat Gap Elementary’s team consists of twelve 4th and 5th-grade students and two coaches (Mrs. Ferguson and Mrs. Witten). Their project focuses on raising awareness of kids drinking more water and staying hydrated throughout the school day. They surveyed students and observed that many […]

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