News for Education

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
On Tuesday, May 29th, the Southeast Kentucky Chamber (SEKC) partnered with Addiction Recovery Care (ARC) for an Opioid Awareness Luncheon at the Hampton Inn in Pikeville. Goodwill Industries of Kentucky sponsored the event. Lori Collins, vice president of program services at Goodwill, opened with some brief remarks about the partnership between Goodwill and ARC. She explained how Goodwill stores ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Forty principals from across the Commonwealth were selected to participate in the 2019 Leadership Institute for School Principals. Leadership Institute for School Principals offers Kentucky's public and private school principals an opportunity to receive powerful leadership training in partnership with the BB&T Leadership Institute.  Stacy Collier, principal from Jenkins Elementary, was chosen as ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
For many decades, Big Sandy Community & Technical College (BSCTC) has provided pathways of promise and prosperity through higher education and career/technical education that has transformed lives and improved the communities we call home.  We want to continue that promise. A new movement, There is a Future, has begun in the Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) network.  As a proud SOAR partner, ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article
Monday, June 11, 2018
Patton Leadership Institute (PLI) met on Thursday, May 10th for a session on entrepreneurship and innovation. This month’s speakers enlightened the class on current efforts to create a thriving and competitive economy in Southeast Kentucky.  Dr. Sherry Zylka, Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) president, welcomed PLI to  BSCTC Mayo Campus in Paintsville. Joshua Ball, associate ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education