Floyd County teachers to present during event at Expo Center

Staff Report

PIKEVILLE – The second annual Promising Practices Summit will be held at the Expo Center in Pikeville on Wednesday, Oct. 28. Lt. Governor Luallen giving a brief address during lunch. Among those presenting during the event will be teachers from Floyd County.

The Summit showcases learning innovation taking place across the east Kentucky region as a direct result of the Race to the Top-District Grant awarded to Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) and 17 outstanding rural school districts.

Teachers will be presenting their proposed innovations in classrooms for this coming year. Students, teachers and educational leaders will attend and all of the sessions will be streamed live and archived on www.theholler.org

“Teachers who will be presenting from the Floyd County School district are Will Bane, Christina Crase, Kelly Boles, Sandy Mims, Cortney Flannery, Patricia Hackworth and Shannon Shepherd of Betsy Layne High School; Amy Howard and Greta Gilbert of Prestonsburg High School; Kayla McKinney of Allen Central High School, Carole Bentley and Coley Martin of Allen Central Middle School and Angie Watts of Prestonsburg Elementary School,” said Floyd County Innovation Coordinator Courtney DeRossett.

For more information visit the KVEC web page http://www.kentuckyvalley.org/

While the event is open and free to the pubic, everyone must register online by October 21. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

To register, visit http://goo.gl/H3xo8m

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