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2:00 pm Family Fun Math Explosion

Family Fun Math Explosion is an activity based event that allows children one on one time with volunteers covering a variety of mathematical concepts. It provides an opportunity for families to observe their children in action while learning how to support their learning at home.

Join us as the community comes together to ensure our children have the support they need.

Volunteers are needed.

Contact Eboni Cochran for more information:
(502)551-4734
wlmathandscience@gmail.com

Location
St. Stephen Family Life Center, 1508 West Kentucky Street, Louisville, KY 40210

3:00 pm Help English language learners with basic conversation skills

Help English language learners with basic conversation skills.

Meet people from all over the world!

Saturdays in June at 3:00pm

Call Sophie at 502-574-1720 for more information!

Location
Iroquois Public Library-- 601 W. Woodlawn Avenue

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3:00 pm Help English language learners with basic conversation skills

Help English language learners with basic conversation skills.

Meet people from all over the world!

Saturdays in June at 3:00pm

Call Sophie at 502-574-1720 for more information!

Location
Iroquois Public Library-- 601 W. Woodlawn Avenue

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12:00 am First Day of Class- JCPS

Full school-year calendar available here.

Location
Jefferson County Public Schools

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3:00 pm Help English language learners with basic conversation skills

Help English language learners with basic conversation skills.

Meet people from all over the world!

Saturdays in June at 3:00pm

Call Sophie at 502-574-1720 for more information!

Location
Iroquois Public Library-- 601 W. Woodlawn Avenue

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12:00 am First Day of Class- Jefferson Community and Technical College

For a complete academic calendar, click here.

Location
Jefferson Community and Technical College

7:00 pm College Shop: How to Write a College Paper

It is time to get back to school! Learn or refresh your memory on how to research and compose a college paper.

Location
Shawnee Branch- Louisville Free Public Library

8:00 am First Day of Class- Archdiocese of Louisville

Full school-year calendar available here.

Location
Archdiocese of Louisville

12:00 am First Day of Class- Bellarmine University

For a complete academic calendar, click here.

Location
Bellarmine University

2:00 pm College Week Live- Back to School

Event Overview

Make sense of the Back to School puzzle.

Here’s an easy way to start the school year right. Login to live chat with admissions reps and students from 150+ colleges. Ask them anything you like about applying to colleges, preparing for college classes, or even what to expect the first days on campus. Whether you’re starting your senior year or headed off to college, you’ll get lots of great info at this one-day event.

Plus you can enter to win our $2,500 scholarship. It’s easy to enter:

- Login to the All Access College Fair.

- Visit three college profile pages on the site.

- You’ll be automatically entered to win our scholarship drawing.

 

Sign Up Now.

Location
College Week Live site

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10:15 am ACT Boot Camp

Learn to make the best choices on all sections of the exam and use stress-reducing techniques to decrease anxiety.

Please call 574-1730 to register.

Location
Shively Branch-Louisville Free Public Library

11:00 am Louisville's African Heritage Festival

For more information and a schedule of events, click here.

Location
1701 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd

3:00 pm Help English language learners with basic conversation skills

Help English language learners with basic conversation skills.

Meet people from all over the world!

Saturdays in June at 3:00pm

Call Sophie at 502-574-1720 for more information!

Location
Iroquois Public Library-- 601 W. Woodlawn Avenue

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12:00 am First Day of Class- Ivy Tech

For a complete academic calendar, click here.

Location
Ivy Tech Community College

12:00 am First Day of Class- University of Louisville

Academic calendar available here.

Location
University of Louisville

12:00 am First Day of Class- Indiana University- Southeast

For a complete academic calendar, click here.

Location
Indiana University -Southeast

12:00 am First Day of Class- Spalding University

For a complete academic calendar, click here.

Location
Spalding University

12:00 am First Day of Class- McKendree University

For a complete academic calendar, click here.

Location
McKendree University

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11:00 am 12th Annual WorldFest
Event Details:
WorldFest, one of the region’s largest international festivals, will span the entire Labor Day weekend for its 12th year as it features four days of international food, music, dance and culture on Louisville’s Belvedere downtown.

Exciting international music will come from more than 90 bands and performers while more than 30 food vendors and nearly 150 booths provide a global sampling of cuisine and culture.

In addition to local and regional world music performers, national touring acts will include DakhaBrakha, Azucar Tumbao, Buckwheat Zydeco, Red Baraat, The Ark Band and Jazz in Pink.

Admission to WorldFest is free all four days. Hours are: Friday, Aug. 29, Saturday, Aug. 30, and Sunday, Aug. 31, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m., and Monday, Sept. 1, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Additional Features:
Global Village where you can mingle and interact with representatives of nations ranging from Argentina to Vietnam who will be dressed in their native clothing, conversing in their native language and dancing to their culture, custom and music;

World of Discovery gives children a global experience without leaving home. Hands-on activities include the Home Depot Children’s Workshop and jewelry making.
Naturalization Ceremony Friday, Aug. 29, 11 a.m., Galt House Hotel

Parade of Cultures Saturday, Aug. 30, 12 p.m. Parade begins near Metro Hall at 6th Street, west on Jefferson to 5th Street, then goes north on 5th to WorldFest on the Belvedere, ending at the Main Stage on the West Lawn.

 

For more information, click here!

Location
Belvedere-

11:00 am 12th Annual WorldFest
Event Details:
WorldFest, one of the region’s largest international festivals, will span the entire Labor Day weekend for its 12th year as it features four days of international food, music, dance and culture on Louisville’s Belvedere downtown.

Exciting international music will come from more than 90 bands and performers while more than 30 food vendors and nearly 150 booths provide a global sampling of cuisine and culture.

In addition to local and regional world music performers, national touring acts will include DakhaBrakha, Azucar Tumbao, Buckwheat Zydeco, Red Baraat, The Ark Band and Jazz in Pink.

Admission to WorldFest is free all four days. Hours are: Friday, Aug. 29, Saturday, Aug. 30, and Sunday, Aug. 31, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m., and Monday, Sept. 1, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Additional Features:
Global Village where you can mingle and interact with representatives of nations ranging from Argentina to Vietnam who will be dressed in their native clothing, conversing in their native language and dancing to their culture, custom and music;

World of Discovery gives children a global experience without leaving home. Hands-on activities include the Home Depot Children’s Workshop and jewelry making.
Naturalization Ceremony Friday, Aug. 29, 11 a.m., Galt House Hotel

Parade of Cultures Saturday, Aug. 30, 12 p.m. Parade begins near Metro Hall at 6th Street, west on Jefferson to 5th Street, then goes north on 5th to WorldFest on the Belvedere, ending at the Main Stage on the West Lawn.

 

For more information, click here!

Location
Belvedere-

2:00 pm ACT Boot Camp

Learn to make the best choices on all sections of the exam and use stress-reducing techniques to decrease anxiety. Please call 245-7332 to register.

Location
Middletown Branch- Louisville Free Public Library

3:00 pm Help English language learners with basic conversation skills

Help English language learners with basic conversation skills.

Meet people from all over the world!

Saturdays in June at 3:00pm

Call Sophie at 502-574-1720 for more information!

Location
Iroquois Public Library-- 601 W. Woodlawn Avenue

11:00 am 12th Annual WorldFest
Event Details:
WorldFest, one of the region’s largest international festivals, will span the entire Labor Day weekend for its 12th year as it features four days of international food, music, dance and culture on Louisville’s Belvedere downtown.

Exciting international music will come from more than 90 bands and performers while more than 30 food vendors and nearly 150 booths provide a global sampling of cuisine and culture.

In addition to local and regional world music performers, national touring acts will include DakhaBrakha, Azucar Tumbao, Buckwheat Zydeco, Red Baraat, The Ark Band and Jazz in Pink.

Admission to WorldFest is free all four days. Hours are: Friday, Aug. 29, Saturday, Aug. 30, and Sunday, Aug. 31, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m., and Monday, Sept. 1, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Additional Features:
Global Village where you can mingle and interact with representatives of nations ranging from Argentina to Vietnam who will be dressed in their native clothing, conversing in their native language and dancing to their culture, custom and music;

World of Discovery gives children a global experience without leaving home. Hands-on activities include the Home Depot Children’s Workshop and jewelry making.
Naturalization Ceremony Friday, Aug. 29, 11 a.m., Galt House Hotel

Parade of Cultures Saturday, Aug. 30, 12 p.m. Parade begins near Metro Hall at 6th Street, west on Jefferson to 5th Street, then goes north on 5th to WorldFest on the Belvedere, ending at the Main Stage on the West Lawn.

 

For more information, click here!

Location
Belvedere-

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Below is a list of resources to find education news in Louisville.

News and Trends in Education

Local

Jefferson County Public Schools News

The Courier Journal Education News.  http://www.courier-journal.com/section/NEWS0105/Education

Bellarmine University News.  http://www.bellarmine.edu/news/portal/

Jefferson Community and Technical College News.  http://www.jefferson.kctcs.edu/en/News_and_Events.aspx

Simmons College of Kentucky. No news outlet.  Check with Simmons.

Spalding University News.  http://spalding.edu/

Sullivan University.  No news outlet.  Check with Sullivan, Spencerian, etc.

The University of Louisville.  U of L Today.  http://louisville.edu/uofltoday/

 

State

Kentucky Department of Education Current Press Releases and Advisories.  http://www.kde.state.ky.us/KDE/HomePageRepository/News+Room/Current+Press+Releases+and+Advisories/

Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education news and Current Press Releases.  http://cpe.ky.gov/news/mediaroom/releases/

 

National

The Chronicle of Higher Education News. http://chronicle.com/section/News/6/

The Chronicle of Higher Education. Almanac of Higher Education. The Chronicle‘s Almanac issue, our annual compendium of college and university data, offers an in-depth look at the state of higher education. http://chronicle.com/section/Almanac-of-Higher-Education/536/

The New York Times Education Page. http://www.nytimes.com/pages/education/index.html

Inside Higher Ed.  News and Quick Takes.  http://www.insidehighered.com/news

U.S. Department of Education News. http://www.ed.gov/news

 

Trends and Emerging Issues

Association of American Colleges and Universities.  News and trending topics. http://www.aacu.org/press_room/inthenews.cfm

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.  Postsecondary Education.  http://www.gatesfoundation.org/postsecondaryeducation/Pages/default.aspx

The Center for 21st Century Universities.  Emerging issues in higher education.  http://c21u.gatech.edu/trending-topics

The College Board Advocacy and Policy Board.  Trends in Higher Education. http://trends.collegeboard.org/

Education Insights.  Trends to Watch in 2012. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/microsoftuseducation/archive/2012/01/18/education-trends-to-watch-in-2012.aspx

Forbes.  5 Big Trends for Education 2012-13. http://www.forbes.com/sites/jamesmarshallcrotty/2011/11/21/5-big-trends-for-education-in-2012-13/

The Lumina Foundation.  http://www.luminafoundation.org/

Open Education news.  Monitoring news related to open education around the globe.  http://openeducationnews.org/

 

Community Colleges

The Chronicle of Higher Education.  Community Colleges News. http://chronicle.com/section/Community-Colleges/33/

American Association of Community Colleges News. http://www.aacc.nche.edu/newsevents/News/Pages/default.aspx

American Association of Community Colleges Hot Issues.  http://www.aacc.nche.edu/newsevents/HotIssues/Pages/default.aspx

 

Adult Education

Office of Vocational and Adult Education News. http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ovae/news/index.html

 

Interactive

Graphical Interaction with Trends in Higher Education. http://awesome.good.is/transparency/web/1109/trends-in-higher-education/flash.html

The Chronicle of Higher Education. Adults With College Degrees in the United States by County, Interactive graphics. http://chronicle.com/article/Adults-With-College-Degrees-in/125995/

The Chronicle of Higher Education.  Education Technology News. http://chronicle.com/section/Technology/30/

The Chronicle of Higher Education.  Global News. http://chronicle.com/section/Global/433/

The Chronicle of Higher Education.  Facts and Figures. Interactive.  http://chronicle.com/section/Facts-Figures/58/