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 […]

FireCast Episode 8 – W.R. Castle

Today’s classroom might feel a little different than you remember, even if you’ve only been out of school for a short time. Teachers are often at the forefront of finding new ways to engage their students by integrating new technology into their curriculum. KVEC’s FireCast TV is a new half-hour traveling program that will highlight […]

FireCast Episode 6 – Johnson County Middle School

Today’s classroom might feel a little different than you remember, even if you’ve only been out of school for a short time. Teachers are often at the forefront of finding new ways to engage their students by integrating new technology into their curriculum. KVEC’s FireCast TV is a new half-hour traveling program that will highlight […]

FIRESummit

April 11, 2018 Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) invites you to the FIRE Summit (Forging Innovation in Rural Education) for an amazing day that highlights the innovative work occurring in 22 outstanding rural districts in southeastern Kentucky. More than 125 teachers and student teams will demonstrate and share innovations in teaching, learning and leadership during ignite […]

FireCast Episode 4 – Flat Gap Elementary

Today’s classroom might feel a little different than you remember, even if you’ve only been out of school for a short time. Teachers are often at the forefront of finding new ways to engage their students by integrating new technology into their curriculum. KVEC’s FireCast TV is a new half-hour traveling program that will highlight […]

WATCH: Kentucky Lt. Governor to Join Regional High School Entrepreneurial Fair

Watch live on Thursday, November 17th as high school students from seven eastern Kentucky districts compete for $2000 in start-up cash for unique and creative business plans they’ve created in the last few months. Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Jenean Hampton will join students, teachers, parents, and business leaders in the University of Pikeville Coleman College of Business […]

Girls Planning For Success

Girls Planning for Success (GPS) is a program designed for middle school aged girls to empower our next generation of female leaders through a variety of interactive topics, mentorship, physical activity, community engagement, and problem-solving. The curriculum for GPS, created by KVEC staff, encompasses the following topics:  Squad Building, Setting Goals, Being a Community, Leadership, Finding Inner […]

Great Things are Happening in Eastern Kentucky Education

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative focuses on innovative methods for addressing educational and community-based challenges throughout Eastern Kentucky. David Hawpe, a former Courier Journal editor and a national advisory council member of the Appalachian Renaissance Initiative recently wrote an op-ed highlighting this years Forging Innovation in Rural Education (FIRE) summit. “It was not just innovative teachers who dazzled […]