Education News

KET Education is proud to announce our 2024 All Star class

KET Education Staff

February 28, 2024

Twenty-one educators in Kentucky were honored as part of the KET All Stars program, which celebrates exceptional educators across the state who are making a profound impact in the lives of their learners and within their communities.

Announcing the 2024 KET Young Writers Contest

KET Education Staff

February 26, 2024

KET Education is excited to announce the 2024 KET Young Writers Contest is open for submissions! The annual contest seeks to celebrate creativity through four categories of writing – Illustrated Story, Short Story, Poetry, and Graphic Novels. Submissions will be accepted until Friday, March 31, 2024. There is no set theme, allowing your PreK – 12th grade students to explore the depths of their own interests and creativity.

New PBS KIDS series Lyla in the Loop

KET Education Staff

February 21, 2024

Lyla in the Loop follows Lyla, a dynamic 7-year-old girl who lives in a big city with her close-knit family, her fantastical blue sidekick Stu and a host of relatable and quirky characters in her community. Lyla relies on creative problem-solving and critical thinking skills to design and test her ideas and build imaginative contraptions.

New Resources from Let’s Learn Kentucky 

KET Education Staff

February 14, 2024

Have you checked out the Let’s Learn KY website lately? It is a kindergarten readiness resource hub for families and caregivers of young children. Let’s Learn KY encourages families to read, talk, count, play, move, and connect together.  KET has added NEW resources to each “together” page under What You Can Do

February is Career and Technical Education Month

KET Education Staff

February 7, 2024

KET recognizes February as Career and Technical Education Month®, including career pathways that offer students the opportunity to gain the academic, technical and employability skills necessary for career readiness.

Black History Month

KET Education Staff

February 7, 2024

As we enter the month of February, we join in celebrating Black History Month—an opportunity to honor the rich heritage, contributions, triumphs and struggles of African Americans throughout history. This month and year-round, teachers and students recognize and celebrate the significant contributions and achievements of Black individuals throughout history.  

Workplace Skills in high-demand careers

KET Education Staff

February 7, 2024

It’s critical for educational programs to support a national workforce that meets the needs of businesses, communities, families and individuals. KET’s Workplace Essential Skills can serve as a useful tool to meet these needs by offering adult learners academic content contextualized to high demand careers as well as instruction on soft skills.

Mentorship for Career Readiness

KET Education Staff

January 9, 2024

KET Adult Education recognizes January as National Mentoring Month.  Mentorship programs can provide numerous benefits for mentors and their mentees, including helping both individuals learn new skills, build networks and grow as professionals.  

Mental Health and Adult Learners

KET Education Staff

January 9, 2024

Mental wellness is crucial for all of us, especially in the post-holiday winter months, and in particular for adult learners. Learn strategies and considerations for supporting others’ mental health, both in and outside of the classroom.  

Change your mindset, change your life

KET Education Staff

January 9, 2024

We’ve all heard (and perhaps also said) motivational quotes like this headline. As clichéd as these ideas sometimes are, they are rooted in psychological theory. The concept of a fixed versus a growth mindset, as explained by psychologist Carol Dweck, refers to the belief that one's abilities, intelligence, and talents are not unchangeable or permanent, but can be developed and improved through dedication, hard work, learning and perseverance. 

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