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Strengthen, unite, and mobilize education, business, and community partners in Northern Kentucky to advance student success and wellbeing from early childhood (P) through post-secondary/career (20). 


The Council serves Boone, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Owen, and Pendleton counties.

Learn more about the goals, history and leadership of NKYEC

Discover the strategic programs to achieve the goals and mission of NKYEC

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Help Support One to One

When you give to One to One, you help strengthen our efforts to improve early literacy in Northern Kentucky. Literacy is the great equalizer, especially for children of color and children living in poverty and reading on grade level by 3rd grade is a determining factor of their future academic success.

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Become a One to One Reading Coach

The Northern Kentucky Education Council is recruiting parent, grandparent, business leaders, and community volunteers to serve as One to One Reading Coaches for 1st-3rd grade students. Training sessions are scheduled for Aug. 31, Sep. 6 and Sep. 9. 

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Horizon Community Funds announces $62k to six nonprofits through its Community Impact Fund

August 3, 2021 - NKyTribune - Horizon Community Funds has deployed $62,000 across six nonprofits for their work in Northern Kentucky through its Community Impact Fund…Northern Kentucky Education Council received $13,500 to support its One to One Reading Program, which equips students in first through third grade and their families with tools to build literacy.

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NKYEC’s One to One reading program receives $15k grant from Duke Energy Foundation; be a coach

July 28, 2021 - NKyTribune - The Northern Kentucky Education Council’s One to One Reading programs recently received a $15,000 Duke Energy Foundation Grant that will help deepen and expand One to One programs in 14 Northern Kentucky school communities.

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NKYEC’s One to One Reading program gets $30k grant from Greater Cincinnati Foundation

June 24, 2021 - NKyTribune - The Northern Kentucky Education Council was awarded a $30,000 Greater Cincinnati Foundation grant which will help support and accelerate student learning by providing focused expansion of One to One Reading programs in 16 school communities that have the highest percentage of children of color and children living in poverty.

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