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, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Owen, and Pendleton counties.

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News & Events

NKYEC Fall Convening Set for Oct. 19

Join the Northern Kentucky Education Council for their Annual Fall Convening on October 19, 2021 from 9-11 am at Ignite Institute featuring key note speaker, Joel Katte, IGNITE #loveinschools. In addition, guest speakers representing the NKYEC, postsecondary, k-12, and early childhood will share lessons learned over the last year and present strategic initiatives for the future. Instructional leaders can earn 2 hours of EILA credit. Online registration is closed, but walk-ins are welcome.

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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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NKEC’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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Chamber, Education Council honor students, educators, business leaders at Excellence Event

April 7, 2021 - NKyTribune - Local educators, administrators, students, and families overcame countless challenges during the 2020-21 school year. On May 5, the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and Northern Kentucky Education Council will honor the region’s outstanding students, educators, community partners, and business leaders whose steadfast commitment to education was essential in a year unlike any other.  
Presented by Northern Kentucky University, the 2021 Excellence in Education Celebration will take place virtually from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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NKYEC Spring Convening Recording & Resources

The recording of the Virtual Spring Convening, held on March 24, 2021, is now available along with guest speaker presentations and various Kids Count resources.

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