Education and Workforce Development Cabinet
Three town forums added in August for input on environmental education master plan

Press Release Date:  Tuesday, August 05, 2014  
Revision Date:  Friday, September 12, 2014 
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 5, 2014)The Kentucky Environmental Education Council (KEEC) and the Kentucky University Partnership for Environmental Education have added Grayson, Bowling Green and Murray to the list of public meetings in August for input on Kentucky’s five-year environmental education master plan. The meetings are scheduled for the times and locations listed below. New meetings are denoted with an asterisk.

The collaborative planning process will guide the direction and coordination of environmental education delivery throughout the Commonwealth.

“Educators, parents, business and industry representatives, administrators or any other interested parties are invited to attend this public meeting designed to gather your ideas for how we can improve and coordinate environmental education across the Commonwealth,” said KEEC Executive Director Elizabeth Schmitz.

People with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations by contacting Michelle Shane at 502-564-5937.

Additional regional meetings are under development for Western Kentucky. All meeting dates and locations will be published as they are available on the KEEC website at If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Michelle Shane at 502-564-5937 or by email​

The meetings will reference the 2009 Master Plan – Land, Legacy and Learning III – available at



Aug. 12

1 - 4 p.m., Eastern time

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College

Middlesboro Campus, room 340

1300 Chichester Ave., Middlesboro, Ky.


Aug. 13

9 a.m. – noon, Eastern time

Hazard Community and Technical College

First Federal Center, room 123A

One Communality Drive, Hazard, Ky.


Aug. 14

1 – 4 p.m., Eastern time

Gateway Community and Technical College

Center for Advanced Manufacturing, room B123 

Boone Campus

500 Technology Way, Florence, Ky.


Aug. 19

1 – 4 p.m., Eastern time

Jefferson Community and Technical College

Downtown Campus

Health Science Hall, room 151A

110 W. Chestnut, Louisville, Ky.


Aug. 21

4:30 – 7:30 p.m., Eastern time

Eastern Kentucky University

Perkins Hall: Quads C and D

Kit Carson Drive, Richmond, Ky.


*Aug. 26

4:30 – 7:30 p.m., Eastern time

Ashland Community and Technical College

902 Technology Drive, Grayson, Ky.


*Aug. 26

4:30 – 7:30 p.m., Central time

Lost River Cave

2818 Nashville Road, Bowling Green, Ky.


*Aug. 28

4 – 7 p.m., Central time

Murray State University

Alexander Hall Auditorium, Room 240

16th St. North, Murray, Ky.