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10:00 am Youth Opportunity Showcase

This FREE job fair is only for youth ages 16-21. You’ll be able to meet and talk with local employers who have jobs to fill right now and for the summer. Don’t miss this opportunity to get a 2015 summer job! By getting a job through this program, you can earn money plus you can learn important skills that will prepare you for future jobs. Last summer, SummerWorks found jobs for more than 2,000 young people. Don’t miss out on an opportunity to be considered for a summer jobs.

Register before Feb.11 to attend this event! Click link to register: https://clienttrack.kentuckianaworks.org/YouthSelfRegistration/

Location
Kentucky International Convention Center Hall 1 A/B

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2:00 pm Louisville National College Fair

Free and open to the public, National College Fairs allow students to interact with admission representatives from a wide range of post-secondary institutions.

Click here to search for schools attending: https://webportal.nacacnet.org/Exhibit/ExhsSearch.aspx

Location
Kentucky Exposition Center West Hall AB 937 Phillips Lane Louisville, KY 40209

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8:00 am Innovate:Education

Register here

Join us as we bring together key leaders in the business and education communities to work on issues of innovation in public education that effect both constituencies. Throughout the day you’ll not only hear from several Kentuckians who are leading the way in bringing innovative ideas to our public school system, but you’ll also have the opportunity to actual progress. Each attendee be able to select their breakout sessions from the following issue areas:

  • Exploring Alternative School Models
  • Bridging the Communications Gap between Business and Education
  • Incorporating Soft Skills into “College and Career Ready”:  What Do Our Students Need to Know?
  • Preparing Our Students for Jobs of the Future:  How Can We Prepare Them If We Don’t Even Know What Those Jobs Will Be?

Together, and with the help of an expert moderator, attendees will work together in these breakout sessions to better understand the challenges and opportunities each of these areas possess.  At the end of the day, we’ll create a list of commitments to collaborate on throughout the year.

 

Register here

Location
The Henry Clay 604 E. 3rd Street Louisville KY

8:30 am Innovate: Education

Join us as

as we bring together key leaders in the business and education communities to work on issues of innovation in public education that effect both constituencies. We will be working together on these four issues:

› Exploring Alternative School Models
› Bridging the Communications Gap between Business and Education
› Incorporating Soft Skills into “College and Career Ready”:  What Do Our Students Need to Know?
› Preparing Our Students for Jobs of the Future:  How Can We Prepare Them If We Don’t Even Know What Those Jobs Will Be?

Featured Speakers Include:
The Honorable Greg Fischer (Mayor, City of Louisville)
The Honorable Crit Luallen (Lt. Governor, Commonwealth of Kentucky)
Dr. Terry Holliday (Commissioner of Education, Kentucky Department of Education)
Buddy Berry (Superintendent, Eminence Independent School District)
Bill Farmer (Presdient, United Way of the Bluegrass)

 

To register follow the link! http://www.eventbrite.com/e/innovate-education-tickets-12666322311

Location
The Henry Clay 604 South 3rd Street, Louisville, KY 40202

5:30 pm Immigrant Youth Opportunities and Access Panel Discussion

This discussion will focus on the immigrant community in Louisville and how we can get involved in creating solutions. Panelists will be Edgardo Mansilla, Director of Americana Community Center, Dr. Ryan Baker, Psychologist with Seven Counties Services, Irma Bektic, Muhammad Ali Scholar, Katherine Hall, Brandeis Human Rights Fellow, and Aashia Hamid, Muhammad Ali Scholar.

Register at http://immigrantyouthopportunitiesandaccess.eventbrite.com

Location
University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law room 275

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12:30 pm Day of Dignity; Building Community & Enhancing Cross-Cultural Understanding

Join the Muhammad Ali Institute at U of L and the Muhammad Ali Center for a grand community celebration of our diversity and the people-to-people connections that make our city a welcoming place. The event will feature access to Ali Center, live entertainment and dance lessons, delicious International food, family activities, community resources and health services.—complimentary to all attendees! Day of Dignity is a community celebration of culture and people to people connections and is free and open to the public.

 

http://louisville.edu/aliinstitute/events/day-of-dignity-building-community-enhancing-cross-cultural-understanding-1

Location
Muhammad Ali Center

 

 

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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/