The Kentucky Peer Support Network Project is pleased to announce that our pilot school of the month for January 2016 is Field Elementary School in Louisville! Field Elementary has been a pilot site since fall 2014 and has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to expanding friendships and inclusive activities for their students with developmental disabilities. Continue reading “January 2016 Pilot School of the Month is Field Elementary School”
Part of being a pilot site for the KY Peer Support Network Project is holding a community conversation. A community conversation is an event where members of the community are invited to come together and discuss an important issue; in this case, expanding friendships and social inclusion for students with significant disabilities. Model Laboratory School in Richmond, KY held their community conversation in November of 2015. One idea that came up in the discussion between school staff, community members, and families was holding a similar event where students at Model could talk and generate their own ideas about how to expand social opportunities for their peers with disabilities. Continue reading “Model Lab Hosts Community Conversation for Students”
The Kentucky Peer Support Network Project is pleased to announce that our pilot school of the month for December 2015 is King Middle School in Harrodsburg! King Middle School has been a pilot site since fall 2014 and has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to expanding friendships and inclusive activities for their students with developmental disabilities. Watching King’s school culture grow and change has been truly remarkable. Continue reading “December 2015 Pilot School of the Month is King Middle School”
We are very pleased to announce our pilot site schools for the Kentucky Peer Support Network Project. Each of these schools brings unique qualities to the project and each is led by outstanding educators. We cannot wait to see where they take this initiative!
Danville Independent Schools – Danville, KY
Trimble County High School – Bedford, KY Continue reading “Congratulations to our Pilot Sites!”
2014 regional trainings are now complete! Thank you to all the schools who came out to learn more about these important interventions. The following are quotes from school staff who attended their co-op regional training. We appreciate the positive feedback! Continue reading “Feedback from 2014 Regional Trainings”