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The importance of recognizing Career and Technical Education Month

February 1, 2023 - Gone are the days when it wasn’t cool to consider community college programs or technical school! For many years, messaging to high school students and families said going to a four year college was the best option. Because fewer students were attracted to community college and technical programs, many industries now face a shortage of workers. It takes a team to make a difference in easing the labor shortage and it can start simply by sharing the positive messages about career and technical education.

Resources for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 13, 2023 - The U.S. sets aside the third Monday in January to remember the life and work of legendary civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Here is a sample of some of the free PBS LearningMedia instructional resources available to help students learn more about King's legacy.

Join KET for a free Changing Seasons Training

January 10, 2023 - Join us at KET on February 2 as we highlight PreK-2nd grade resources from the Changing Seasons collection on PBS LearningMedia. These resources were developed through a co-design model, partnering with PBS KIDS and the PNC Foundation, to connect with PreK teachers and PBS member stations, such as KET to align materials from the Grow Up Great Lesson Center with PBS KIDS content. The result… new seasons-themed resources available for PreK teachers– all available in English and in Spanish. 

Do Your Students Have A Story To Tell?

January 9, 2023 - The 2023 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, 2023. There is no set theme, allowing your PreK - 12th grade students to explore the depths of their own interests and creativity. Rules, scoring rubrics, entry forms, past winners and more are all available on the contest website.

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