January 29, 2019 - Fayette County Public Schools was recognized by Charter Communications and AdvanceKentucky for their commitment to the expansion of computer science throughout the district at the Academies at Bryan Station in Lexington on January 15, 2019. Ten (10) Computer Science teachers were recognized for their commitment to offering computer science courses in their schools by participating in the AdvanceKentucky Professional Learning Program, in cooperation with Code.org. The teachers will receive a $300 cash award and a certificate.
Applications for the 2019-20 school year are now open for the AdvanceKentucky Professional Learning Program, in cooperation with Code.org. This year-long program prepares and supports first-year teachers of Computer Science Discoveries (grades 6-10) and Computer Science Principles (grades 9-12). Click here for more information and to apply or contact Monique M. Rice at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
In the Commissioner's Monday Message to stakeholders on 1/29/2018, he announced that applications for Cohort 2 of the KDE Computer Science Initiative are now open. The application links are listed below:
For Kentucky school districts: Click here to apply
For Kentucky Area Technology Centers: Click here to apply