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KECSAC Has Moved!

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KECSAC has a new office on the campus of Eastern Kentucky University! We are now located at the Martin House. The address is:

Martin House
521 Lancaster Avenue
Richmond, KY 40475

KBE's Dr. Samuel Robinson Award presented to Dr. Ronnie Nolan

Dr. Ronnie Nolan with the Dr. Samuel Robinson Award

 (FRANKFORT, Ky.) -- At its meeting in Frankfort today, the Kentucky Board of Education presented the annual Dr. Samuel Robinson Award to co-winners -- the Fayette Co. Equity Council and Dr. Ronnie Nolan, director of the Kentucky Educational Collaborative for State Agency Children (KECSAC).

KECSAC Director Named Person of the Year


RICHMOND, Ky.—The Kentucky Educational Collaborative for State Agency Children (KECSAC) is pleased to announce that director Dr. Ronnie Nolan was selected as the 2013 “Person of the Year” by The International Association of Truancy and Dropout Prevention (IATDP). 

Kentucky Department of Education Identifies Best Practice Strategies for Alternative Education

Best Practice Strategies

The Kentucky Department of Education, in partnership with KECSAC, has identified best practice strategies for alternative education in an effort to provide emerging alternative programs with a road map for improving student outcomes, both academic and social. The strategies are aligned with the Kentucky AdvancED Standards for Schools.

Where the Heart Is

Building Enhanced Services for Transition

2012 Best Practice Sites Selected by KDE

Gold Medal

Kentucky Best Practice Sites - Excellence in Alternative Education

(FRANKFORT, Ky.) – Ten alternative education programs have been selected as Best Practice Sites in an effort designed to recognize the work of educators and programs that serve at-risk students.

At-Risk's 10th Birthday a Success!

With nearly 300 participants, First Lady Jane Beshear in attendance and inspiring words from one of our very own students, the 10th Annual Alternative Strategies for Educating Students At-Risk Conference was definitely a celebration!  The conference turned a decade old this year and KECSAC was able to procure noted speakers and trainers to help us mark the occasion.

KDE to Implement Best Practice Strategies in Alternative Education

KDE Best Practice Strategies Nomination

KDE is seeking Best Practice Strategies that relate to one of Kentucky AdvancED Standards for Schools.

Standards are:

Standard 1 - Purpose and Direction

KDE Best Practice Site Nomination Form Available

The Kentucky Department of Education has begun the process of selecting the 2012 Best Practice Sites for Alterntaive Education.  Below you will find information and the nomination form for your exemplary A5 or A6 program.

Kicking the Year Off with New Educator's Training

Sixty educators attended KECSAC’s annual New Educator’s Training on August 30-31, 2011. This training is designed for educators and administrators that are new to KECSAC programs. Attendees may be teachers in their first few years in the classroom or veteran educators, but all can benefit from exploring the unique challenges involved in educating state agency children.