The Education Impact of COVID-19

Mondays and Thursdays at 4 p.m.

Join the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence every Monday and Thursday at 4 p.m. for Facebook Live updates and Q&A sessions on the education impact of the COVID-19 Crisis. President & CEO Brigitte Blom Ramsey hosts discussions with state and national education leaders to answer questions and brainstorm about how Kentucky can continue educational progress during this global health crisis. Previously recorded updates are below.

The Prichard Committee’s Kentucky Collaborative for Families and Schools is now distributing a weekly email that provides links to learning-at-home activities, state updates, district news and other valuable resources in one simple snap-shot. Click here to subscribe.

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April 27, 2020
Testing with Switchboard Cloud!

Testing with Switchboard Cloud!

Going live for the first time with Switchboard Cloud (https://switchboard.live) #multistreaming #simulcasting #multipublishing

Posted by Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence on Monday, April 27, 2020

April 16, 2020
Family Engagement Beyond the Pandemic

Family Engagement Beyond the Pandemic

Prichard Committee President and CEO Brigitte Blom Ramsey will facilitate a discussion exploring how schools are reaching families, especially hard to reach families. Panelists will include Desiree Marshall, Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership; Dr. Shawn Gardner, 2NOT1 Fatherhood & Families; Heather Anderson, student services coordinator; Kimberley Jones, Jefferson County Public Schools; and Theresa Cruz, Learning Grove.

Posted by Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence on Thursday, April 16, 2020

April 13, 2020
Family Engagement in Schools

Family Engagement in Schools

Family Leadership in Education Week kicks off with a discussion on family engagement in schools!

Posted by Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence on Monday, April 13, 2020

April 9, 2020
Online Learning

April 6, 2020
Online Learning and COVID-19

Online Learning and COVID-19

On Monday, April 6, the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence will host a Facebook Live conversation at 4 p.m. EDT about COVID-19's impact on education technology and online learning. The Kentucky Department of Education and the Council on Postsecondary Education will co-host the event. Prichard Committee President and CEO Brigitte Blom Ramsey will facilitate a discussion with the following panelists: Dr. Marty Park, Chief Digital Officer for the Kentucky Department of Education Tonya Crum, Senior Director, Education, Kentucky Educational Television Ilona Burdette, Executive Director, Kentucky Virtual Library Ashley Lamb-Sinclair, Senior Fellow, National Geographic Education

Posted by Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence on Monday, April 6, 2020

April 2, 2020
The COVID-19 Impact on Student Equity

The COVID-19 Impact on Student Equity

Prichard Committee President and CEO Brigitte Blom Ramsey will facilitate a discussion with the following panelists: John B. King, president of The Education Trust and former U.S. Secretary of Education Dreama Gentry, executive director, Berea Partners for Education Sadiqa Reynolds, CEO, Louisville Urban League Gretta Hylton, associate commissioner, Kentucky Department of Education Allison Slone, special education teacher, Rowan Co. Schools & Ky. Board of education member

Posted by Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence on Thursday, April 2, 2020

March 30, 2020
The Impact of COVID-19 on Teaching & Learning

The Impact of COVID-19 on Teaching & Learning

Our 5th Facebook Live discussion on the education impact of COVID-19 is on teaching & learning.

Posted by Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence on Monday, March 30, 2020

March 27, 2020
The Impact of COVID-19 on Higher Education

The Impact of COVID-19 on Higher Education

President & CEO Brigitte Blom Ramsey hosts a discussion with college and university presidents in Kentucky on the higher-education impact of COVID-19.

Posted by Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence on Thursday, March 26, 2020

March 23, 2020
The Role of FRYSCs during COVID-19 crisis

The Role of FRYSCs during COVID19 crisis

A discussion of the role of Family Resource and Youth Service Centers (FRYSCs) during the COVID-19 crisis. Prichard Committee President and CEO Brigitte Blom Ramsey is facilitating a discussion with Douglas Jones, of the Kentucky Division of FRYSCs and officers from Nicholas County, Daviess County and Paducah.

Posted by Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence on Monday, March 23, 2020

March 19, 2020
The Impact on Childcare during the COVID-19 Crisis

March 17, 2020
The Impact on Education during the COVID-19 Crisis

Due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus, Kentucky students — from preschool through college — are practicing social distancing. The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence is committed to ensuring that learning continues to take place at this time. The following websites link to resources that can be used to enhance home-based learning during this time.

Early Childhood

  1. Resources for Early Learning
  2. Early Learning Academy – ABC Mouse
  3. National Geographic Kids
  4. PBS Kids

K-12

  1. Kentucky Virtual Library
  2. Kentucky Center for Mathematics
  3. Kentucky Educational Television: Guide to Non-Traditional Instruction
  4. Zearn.
  5. Amplify.
  6. National Center for Families Learning: Out of School Time Online Resources
  7. GreatMinds.
  8. Scholastic 20 days of free Learning
  9. Facing History and Ourselves – Teaching resources
  10. Khan Academy
  11. Real Time Curriculum Project
  12. Discovery Education

Higher Education

  1.  Kentucky Virtual Library
  2. MIT Video
  3. Stanford Online
  4. Harvard Extension School: Open Learning Initiative
  5. Canvas Network
  6. edX
  7. Cousera
  8. MIT Open Courseware
  9. Open Yale Courses
  10. Open Learning Initiative

Groundswell Weekly Resources- Covid-19 Editions:

This weekly tool highlights learning at home activities, state updates, and valuable resources in a simple snap-shot version. There are 4 different guides to meet different audience needs:

  1. Families of Young Children
  2. Families of Middle to College Students
  3. Educators
  4. Community Partners
  5. District leaders

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