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Breakout Segment A
Breakout Segment B
Breakout Segment C

Ballroom A – Breakout Segment A

Presenter 1: Pam Blankenship Its All in the Fine Print While discussions across the country focuses on education and funding all of this attention has not done anything to increase...
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WR Castle ACT Team
Pam Blankenship
Marisa Brown
Tara Howard
Frankie Puckett
Ashley Gamble
Courtney Hall
Ashley Bowling
Melissa Little

Ballroom B – Breakout Segment A

Presenter 1: Gaylena Burchett Literacy Changes Everything Early identification is crucial when it comes to helping children who are having trouble learning to read. One of the most compelling findings...
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Eden Elementary ACT Team
Daphne Noble
Michelle Salyers
Jessica Mullins
Beverly Johnson
Gaylena Burchett
Summer Brown
Brenda Centers
Ashley Taylor

Ballroom C – Breakout Segment A

Presenter 1: Jeff Coots G Suite Certification or Students Google has now opened their Teacher Certification program now to students. Students will now be able to demonstrate master over the...
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Letcher Elementary ACT Team
Maddie French
Regina Stamper
Kimberly Howard
Jessica Davis
Jackson Independent Community Challenge Team
Braedon French

Boardroom Upper Level – Segment A

Presenter 1: Allen Elementary ACT Team 2020 Plan for Improvement Presenter 2: Leisa Ammerman & Tommy Judd Backyard Permaculture This project is a full-scale integration problem-based event with collaboration between...
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Allen Elementary ACT Team
Sydnee Lowe
Caden Coleman
Leisa Ammerman
Tommy Judd
Mark Harmon
Britni Tincher-Back
David Sparks
Lee County ATC

Concourse A – Segment A

Presenter 1: Abby Oliver & Oren Hunter Shouse KVEC Student Senate Presenter 2: Becki McDavid The Amazing Computer Coding Project After surveying my students about their coding knowledge, we will...
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McKenzi May
Oren Hunter Shouse
Abby Oliver
Tara Boggs
Debbie Napier
Haley Minix
Mary Carter-Osborne
Jason Hall
Becki McDavid

Concourse B – Segment A

Presenter 1: Alonzo Fugate Alexa, Can You Hear Me Now? Each day, students are coming to school from homes where they have instant access to information that is constantly being...
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Emma Thornsberry
Anjanette Davidson
Helen Williams
Alonzo Fugate
Blake Mason
Jeffrey A Coots
Michael C. Melton
Latonya Taylor-Rowe
Brysen Honeycutt

Concourse C – Segment A

Presenter 1: John Handshoe Get A Charge Out of Aluminum Science students at Hazard High School often fail to integrate scientific principles into everyday situations or see the relevance of...
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Susan Phillips
Jesse Lucas
Kecia Maynard
John Handshoe
Dena Smith
Whitney Nevarez
Brooklyn Brandenburg
Phelps ATC
Sarah Kincaid

Concourse D – Segment A

Presenter 1: Brandy Hackney & Katherine King Taking Care of Business Everyday A school store filled with common student necessities and things of interest would benefit my finance students in...
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Perry County Central High School ACT Team
Sarah Belcher
Matthew Hammond
Donna Combs
Greg Prater
Haridas Chandran
Katherine King
Brandy Hackney
Kaila Zacarias
Dawn Kinner

Concourse E – Segment A

Presenter 1: Kaylan Brewer & Courtney Bowling KVEC Student Senate Presenter 2: Jessica Allen Algebra Boogie Algebra Boogie will introduce the use of LCD Boogie Boards into the Algebra classroom....
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Kaylan Brewer
Courtney Bowling
Jessica Allen
Melissa Blair
Misty Napier-Tackett
Paul G Blazer Community Challenge Team, Ashland Independent
Autumn Chapman
Jason Arnett
Cathy Conley
Stephanie Miller

Ballroom A – Segment B

Presenter 1: Amy Hollan & Cheri Arrowood Letters Alive Using “Letters Alive” is an excellent solution to help students learn their letters and sound in a fun creative way. Kindergarten...
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Fallsburg Elementary ACT Team
Jeanie Howard
Cheri Arrowood
Amy Hollan
Krista Whitaker
Paula Watts
Tracie Davis
Teresa Miller
Danielle Masters
Elizabeth Harmon

Ballroom B – Segment B

Presenter 1: Raina May Finding Your Voice During the regular school day, students frequently need instructions repeated or show limited involvement during the initial release of student activity. The Quantum...
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Heather Sharp
Nikki Farler
Anna Burton
Elisha Lewis
Raina May
Tomika Goble
Julie Ussery
South Floyd Elementary ACT Team
Liza Hylton
Andrea Rowland
Victoria Howard

Ballroom C – Segment B

Presenter 1: Flat Gap Elementary ACT Team Engaging Greyhounds (Student Engagement) Presenter 2: Sabrina Bennett Jenkins:Then and Now Our innovation grant will go toward a placed based learning project with the...
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Flat Gap Elementary ACT Team
Shana Trimble
Jordan Miller
Frankie Puckett
Jessica Davis
Sabrina Bennett
April Sexton
Harlan County High School Community Challenge Team
Tiffany Perkins
Melinda Music

Boardroom Upper Level – Segment B

Presenter 1: Tammy Meade Social and Emotional Learning in the Middle School Classroom *Does the implementation of an SEL curriculum with middle-school aged children help decrease the number of visits...
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Prestonsburg Elementary ACT Team
Emma Latherow
Leisa Ammerman
Monty Hill
Kara Gayhart
Cody Taylor
Tammy Meade
Knott County ATC
Gavin Couture
Britni Tincher-Back

Concourse A – Segment B

Presenter 1: Madilynn Smoot & Ethan Pugh KVEC Student Senate Presenter 2: Mary Carter-Osborne Involve Me and I Learn As a teacher, we live for the “light bulb” moments when...
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Mountain View Elementary ACT
Ethan Pugh
Madilynn Smoot
Tammy Combs
Kelah Lowe
Rebecca Potter
Mary Carter-Osborne
Bobby Shouse
Melissa Henson-Little
Carole Bentley

Concourse B – Segment B

Presenter 1: Charles David Napier Programming Into the Future: Building Robots to Prepare Students for the Jobs of Tomorrow! My 7th and 8th grade mathematics students will construct robots and...
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Jackson Potter
Lakin Puckett
James Barrett
Charles J Coots
Lisa Blankenship
Charles David Napier II
Jessica Bowling-Stacy
Jackson Independent ACT Team
Teresa Brewer
Jeffrey A Coots

Concourse C – Segment B

Presenter 1: Joey Kincer & Emily Kincer & Julie Amburgey Generation Z: Buddy Benches For our grant our goal is to focus on training our students on how to become...
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Owsley Community Challenge
Alyssa Fletcher
Avery Gibson
Misty Ward
Jason Kinner
Joey Kincer
Emily Kincer
Julie Amburgey
Stephannie Marsillett
John Handshoe
Amy Newsome

Concourse D – Segment B

Presenter 1: Brandy Hackney & Jimmy Artrip 3D Printing the future What can I do to increase my student’s problem solving skills and encourage innovation. Students are required to come...
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Savanna Holbrook
Sterling Harris
Melissa Waddell
Kelly Scott
Hans Doderer
Jimmy Artrip
Brandy Hackney
Sarah Thompson
Haridas Chandran
Donna Combs

Concourse E – Segment B

Presenter 1: Andrus Sizemore & Christa Collins Expresso Yourself Students with special needs often struggle with self-confidence and interpersonal communication skills due to their disability. To improve self-confidence and expressive...
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Ashland Independent ATC
Ava Dixon
Jennifer Sluss
Jamey Sellars
Emaleigh Osborn
Patrick Lester
Christa Collins
Cristen Pulliam
Trajon Campbell
Andrus Sizemore
Autumn Chapman

Ballroom A – Segment C

Presenter 1: Shelia Meade Show Me A Story: Puppets in the Library Elementary students will write and perform puppet plays in the library. The grant will provide for a portable...
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Oakview Elementary ACT Team
Maleesa Clark
Janie Daniels
Marilyn Mullins
Amanda Adams
Tammy Kelly
Melissa Davis
Casey Salyers
Frankie Puckett
Teresa Miller
Sheila Meade
Martina Lutz

Ballroom B – Segment C

Presenter 1: Amy West Engineering Innovations Students no longer need to sit passively in individual desks in rows and with the teacher in the front of the room. In order...
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Paintsville Elementary ACT Team
Olivia Thornsberry
Neil Arnett
Anna Burton
Megan Huffman
Amy West
Jennifer Wells
Emily Blevins
Lisa Blevins-Salyer

Ballroom C – Segment C

Presenter 1: Louisa East Elementary ACT Team Continuous Classroom Improvement Presenter 2: Kelsey Tackett & Lisa Tackett Girls Who Code Club Through this initiative we will introduce a Girls Who...
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Louisa East Elementary ACT Team
Tamanna Sajnani
Wrendi McDavid
Lisa Tackett
Kelsey Tackett
Sarah-Ashley Sellers
Jessica Crittendon
Sherri Woods
David Sparks

Boardroom Upper Level – Segment C

Presenter 1: Leisa Ammerman & Orville Bennett Customer Service Through Real-World Application Students will be able to learn skills that will enable them to get a job as they transition...
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Breathitt County ATC
Ryan Varney
Orville Bennett
Leisa Ammerman
Mark Harmon
Britni Tincher-Back
Jennifer Dheel
Karen Hay
Michele Combs
Anna Henson
Magoffin High School ACT Team

Concourse A – Segment C

Presenter 1: Ben Miller & Brycen Allen KVEC Student Senate Presenter 2: Mary Carter-Osborne This World DOES Revolve Around You! Do you think the world revolves around you? I can...
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Brycen Allen
Ben Miller
Jordan Miller
Mary Carter-Osborne
Bobby Shouse
Melissa Henson-Little
Carole Bentley
Highland Turner ACT Team

Concourse B – Segment C

Presenter 1: James Barrett & Alan Taylor Agricultural Awareness Many students are unaware of the science of agriculture and its effects on citizens and society. This project will involve a...
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Alan Taylor
James Barrett
Bruce Harkins Jr
Allison Leip
Alexa Day
Hannah Brewer
Paige Werner
Johnson Central ACT Team
Jeffrey A Coots

Concourse C – Segment C

Presenter 1: John Handshoe Kentucky Kemistry Science students at Hazard High School often fail to integrate scientific principles into everyday situations.  We believe that the level of their engagement may be...
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Brenna V. Early
Caleb Ashley
Tyler Branham
Jesse Lucas
Dixie Combs
John Handshoe
Shannon D. Shepherd
Amber Tackett
Floyd County ATC

Concourse D – Segment C

Presenter 1: Hannah Watts & Donna Combs Reverse Job Fair Students will complete a digital portfolio as well as a display board to showcase their strengths, work experience, and educational...
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Gabriel Polly
Hannah Watts
Donna Combs
Haridas Chandran
Makala Stambaugh
Brandy Hackney
Charles Brennan Hackney
Teddy Martin
Sterling Harris

Concourse E – Segment C

Presenter 1: David Slone “C-Pen” The Nomadic Accommodation I will do a pre-test and post test over reading comprehension and achievement grades in their assigned courses. I would look for...
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Mackensi Lester
Loren Patton
Hannah Boggs
David Slone
Ryan Prince
Kenneth O’Quinn
Jennifer Spade
Angel Mobley
Emily Caudill
Stephanie Miller