Adult Education News

Mental Health Awareness Month  

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 9, 2024

As we step into May, we also enter a month dedicated to acknowledging and supporting mental health. For adult education teachers and their students, this observance holds particular significance. In their pursuit of knowledge and personal growth, individuals often encounter challenges that extend beyond the academic realm.  

Financial Literacy Month

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 10, 2024

April is Financial Literacy Month, and what better time to address the pivotal role of personal finance skills in empowering individuals to navigate the complex landscape of economic decision-making. In today’s world, equipping students with the knowledge and skills to manage budgets, comprehend banking systems, decipher investment options, and understand credit and debt are important for students’ success.  

National Library Week

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 10, 2024

In recognition of National Library Week, this year April 7-13, KET Adult Education celebrates collaborations between libraries and adult education centers, which hold immense potential for addressing the educational needs of adult learners, particularly in underserved communities.

Autism Acceptance Month

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 10, 2024

During this Autism Acceptance Month, we embrace neurodiversity, or the idea that people experience and interact with the world around them in many ways. By recognizing and accommodating the unique strengths and challenges of all individuals, adult educators can ensure their teaching methods to better meet diverse needs, promoting equity and accessibility. 

Resources to Prepare for the Total Solar Eclipse

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 15, 2024

On Monday, April 8, millions of Americans will witness a total solar eclipse. KET's current events program for students, News Quiz, has produced a special episode to get Kentucky classrooms ready to watch. In addition, PBS LearningMedia features a wide variety of free educational resources to help both classrooms and families celebrate the upcoming total solar eclipse.

KET Education is proud to announce our 2024 All Star class

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 1, 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.

Spring Forward with FastForward

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

February 29, 2024

Don't forget to set your clocks ahead one hour on March 10 for Daylight Saving Time! And while you’re at it, spring forward with our FastForward online learning system.

Happy Pi Day

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

February 29, 2024

 “Pi Day” is celebrated every year on the fourteenth of March (3/14), but we’re not necessarily celebrating delicious pies.  Pi Day is actually an opportunity to delve deeper into the wonders of mathematics. Math can be an intimidating subject for adults returning to education, but Pi Day offers a chance to embrace the subject with enthusiasm and curiosity. 

Celebrating Women’s History Month

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

February 28, 2024

As we enter March, KET Adult Education celebrates Women's History Month, a time to honor the invaluable contributions of women throughout history. This month offers a perfect opportunity for educators to address narratives of women that highlight diversity, equity, and inclusion. One such person is Kentucky’s own bell hooks, a scholar, author and activist known for her writings on the intersections of race, feminism, and class.

February is Career and Technical Education Month

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, 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.

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