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Wednesday, August 19
Attention NKEA and NKEA-R Members
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NKEA and NKEA-R are sponsoring a seminar on GPO/WEP and KTRS September 29, 2015 at Dixie Heights High School. Pre-registration is required by contacting Cassie Gossett at cgossett@kea.org or 859-331-2488 on or before noon on Thursday, September 10.  Download a flyer with more details here Space is limited to first 100, so register early.




Monday, August 17
SBDM Council Training in Madisonville Area
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SBDM Training in Madisonville KEA office September 12, 2015. Download flyer here.




Friday, August 14
KEA Statewide Local Presidents' Meeting
Tags: Leadership Training 

All local presidents of KEA affiliates are encouraged to attend a statewide meeting of your colleagues, September 18-19th, 2015 in Bowling Green. Please register here.




Tuesday, August 11
Read Across America Grants Available
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Each year, KEA budgets funds to support Read Across America events sponsored by KEA districts and KEA locals. Grant application is availalble here.




Tuesday, August 11
Feedback needed on new Social Studies Standards
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The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking public feedback on proposed Social Studies Standards for the Next Generation. The public is invited to provide feedback on any or all of the proposed social studies standards by using this link: www.surveymonkey.com/r/kyss2015  Deadline for submitting feedback is September 30.




Tuesday, August 4
Network/Technology Specialist Position in Frankfort Area
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The Network and Technology Specialist will manage KEA’s day to day technology systems. View the complete description for this position here.  Resumes and proof of required certification and experience should be submitted to Mary Ruble, Assistant Executive Director, 401 Capitol Avenue, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601 or at mruble@kea.org. Position is open until filled.




Tuesday, August 4
KDE seeks feedback on proposed social studies standards
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The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking feedback on proposed social studies standards. The public is invited to provide feedback by September 30 on the proposed standards by using this link: www.surveymonkey.com/r/kyss2015.




Wednesday, July 22
Governor's Task Force on KTRS Funding
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On Friday, 7/17 the Governor’s Task Force on KTRS Funding held its first meeting. Brent McKim (JCTA president) and Mary Ann Blankenship (KEA executive director) represented KEA and JCTA. The Governor’s Office has established a website with a video of the meeting and all meeting materials. KEA continues to work with legislators and the governor to assure a secure future for all educators.




Wednesday, March 25
Nominations Open for 2016 Kentucky Teacher Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2016 Kentucky Teacher Awards, sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Education and Ashland Inc.  All nominated teachers are required to complete a formal application, which must be submitted by June 30.




Monday, March 9
Education Support Professionals: Meeting the Needs of the Whole Student
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NEA ESP Quality Department had published its first ever “digibook”, Education Support Professionals: Meeting the Needs of the Whole Student at nea.org/espwholestudent. This e-publication, a collaboration with ASCD profiles how our ESP members all over the country are using whole child strategies to keep students healthy, safe, engaged, supported and challenged so they are ready to learn.  




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