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KET provides free learning-at-home toolkit for families, educators in response to COVID-19 outbreak

In response to the urgent need for at-home learning resources while Kentucky schools are closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, KET has created an online toolkit for families and educators at KET.org/learnathome. The toolkit provides families free high-quality educational resources for children of all ages. Educators can also visit this site to find helpful tips for making learning from home successful...

KET CEO Shae Hopkins to co-chair Organization of State Broadcast Executives Board of Directors

Shae Hopkins, KET executive director and CEO, was recently elected to serve a two-year term as co-chair of the Organization of State Broadcast Executives (OSBE) Board of Directors. “I’m very honored to have been elected as co-chair of the OBE Board of Directors. This is a testament to the respect that broadcasting leaders across the country have for KET and underscores KET’s reputation as one...

New online training course aims to increase quality in early childhood environments

  The Governor’s Office of Early Childhood, in partnership with Kentucky Educational Television, has released a free online training course that aims to help early childhood professionals prepare children across the Commonwealth for success in school. This course is the first free training offering to support the new STARS quality rating system to be launched later this year.   The course,...

Middle schoolers to talk to astronaut aboard international space station at EKU event

(Image from EKU)   Special to KyForward   Eastern Kentucky University (EKU), Kentucky Educational Television (KET) and NASA are helping to make a dream come true for a select group of middle schoolers.   Twenty-three area middle school students will have the opportunity on Friday, Jan. 11, to speak to an astronaut aboard the International Space Station. They are among 160 sixth- , seventh-...