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12:00 am IdeaFestival
Event Details:
Founded in 2000, IdeaFestival® is a celebration of ideas to foster creativity, innovation and transformational learning. It’s an eclectic network of global thinkers and one-of-a-kind innovators bound together by an intense curiosity about what is impacting and shaping the future of the arts, business, technology, design, science, philosophy and education. Please visit www.ideafestival.com for more information.

Location
Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts

12:00 am IdeaFestival
Event Details:
Founded in 2000, IdeaFestival® is a celebration of ideas to foster creativity, innovation and transformational learning. It’s an eclectic network of global thinkers and one-of-a-kind innovators bound together by an intense curiosity about what is impacting and shaping the future of the arts, business, technology, design, science, philosophy and education. Please visit www.ideafestival.com for more information.

Location
Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts

12:00 am IdeaFestival
Event Details:
Founded in 2000, IdeaFestival® is a celebration of ideas to foster creativity, innovation and transformational learning. It’s an eclectic network of global thinkers and one-of-a-kind innovators bound together by an intense curiosity about what is impacting and shaping the future of the arts, business, technology, design, science, philosophy and education. Please visit www.ideafestival.com for more information.

Location
Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts

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. Candice Johnson of the KHEAA will discuss financial aid and scholarship information. Sign up required, call 574-1793.

Location
Crescent Hill Library

10:30 am ACT Boot Camp

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

Location
Okolona Branch of Louisville Free Public Library- 7709 Preston Highway

2:00 pm ACT Boot Camp

Learn to make the best choices on all sections of the ACT exam. Registration required. Call 245-7332.

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

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4:00 pm ACT Boot Camp

Learn to make the best choices on all sections of the ACT exam.

Location
Shawnee Branch- Louisville Free Public Library

6:00 pm Americana College and Career Fair
Free information about college and career opportunities for students, parents, and the community! Come to Americana Community Center any time between 6:00 and 8:00pm on October 8, 2014 to learn more about the following schools, community organizations, and career resources:
Centre College, Indiana University Southeast, Ivy Tech, JCTC, Morehead State University, Murray State University, Spalding University, University of Kentucky, University of Louisville, Western Kentucky University, 55,000 Degrees, Community Foundation of Louisville, GLI, Iroquois Library, KHEAA, National Society of Hispanic MBAs Frisch’s Big Boy, Kentucky Manufacturing Career Center, Kentucky Youth Career Center, Lowe’s, Navigate Enterprise Center, UPS

Location
Americana Community Center- 4801 Southside Drive

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1:00 pm ACT Practice Test with Sylvan Learning

Free ACT practice test administered by Sylvan Learning Center. Registration required. Call 245-7332 to register.

 

Location
Middletown Branch- Louisville Free Public Library

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. Call to register, 574-1724

 

Location
Main 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

1:00 pm College and Career Expo

The College and Career Expo is in its 22nd year of providing education and career opportunities for young people and adults. With over 12,000 attendees it’s one of the largest Expos in the country! We invite you to be part of this year’s event!

WHAT: An assortment of over 250 exhibitors from across the country offering education, career and employee recruitment opportunities

WHEN: Sunday, October 12, 2014 from 1 pm – 4 pm

WHERE: Kentucky Fair & Expo Center, South Wing, Hall A

WHO:Anyone thinking about attending college for the first time or going back to finish a degree.
Anyone wanting to improve their skills and enhance employment opportunities.

Over $750,000 in scholarships available!
Free Admission! Free Parking!

Location
Kentucky Fair and Expo Center--South Wing, Hall A

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6:30 pm ACT Tips and Strategies

To register, call 574-1730.

 

Location
Shively Branch-Louisville Free Public Library

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10:30 am ACT Strategies

Location
Okolona Branch of Louisville Free Public Library- 7709 Preston Highway

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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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/