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Friday, December 1
KEA Diversity Lesson Plan Contest
posted by Entries due February 2, 2018

Four KEA members will each win $200 at the Smith-Wilson Award Breakfast for submitting the winning entries in the KEA Diversity Lesson Plan Contest, administered annually by the KEA Diversity Committee. The Award Breakfast is held annually prior to the second business session of the KEA Delegate Assembly. At the 146th DA, the breakfast will be on Thursday morning, April 5. The deadline for submission of entries is Friday, February 2,  2018.

Thursday, November 30
KEA Members Nominate NEA RA Delegates
posted by Nominations due by January 16, 2018
Tags: NEA Representative Assembly 

Active KEA members who are interested in attending the 2018 NEA RA in Minneapolis may nominate themselves to be elected as delegates. Nomination form is located here.

Wednesday, November 22
COLA Suspension Calculator
posted by Estimate the freeze impact here
Tags: News 

TRS retirees are currently paid a 1.5% cost of living allowance (COLA) each year.  If you are a TRS participant and want to see how much a COLA freeze could cost you, use this calculator.  If you don’t like what you see, call your legislators NOW at 1-800-372-7181 and let them know that they should find funding first and not pay for their own past-due obligations to the pension system by depriving retirees of the benefits they earned

Wednesday, October 11
Money Available for School Athletic Programs in Kentucky from California Casualty
posted by Apply by January 15 2018
Tags: Grants 

The race for a 2018 Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant from California Casualty is now on. Public high schools and middle schools in Kentucky that are in need of financial help for their sports programs are urged to apply at Apply by January 15, 2018.

Monday, October 2
KEA Members Apply for KEA President's Scholarships
posted by Apply by February 15, 2018
Tags: Grants 

KEA members are eligible to apply for KEA President's Scholarships up to $1000 in one of the following areas: Rank II, Rank I, Classified Continuing Education, or National Board Certification. Application deadline is February 15, 2018.  See more information here.

Tuesday, September 19
Global Learning Fellowships help NEA members prepare their students
posted by Applications are due February 5, 2018

The NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellowship offers educators 12 months of professional development opportunities to support educators as they cultivate global competence skills and build global lesson plans that are shared with educators around the world. Application can be found here and must be submitted by February 5, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time (PT) in order to be for considered for the 2019 NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellowship.

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