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

Register for NKYEC's Fall Meeting

Join us on Oct. 18 for the 2022 Fall Convening as we work together to build a more competitive workforce in our region and across the state of Kentucky. Keynote speakers include Dr. Aaron Thompson, Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education and Dr. Jason Glass, Kentucky Department of Education.

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Register Today for One to One Reading Coach Trainings

A training session for those interested in serving as One to One Reading Coaches for 1st-3rd grade students is scheduled for Oct. 29 from 10am-3pm (lunch provided) at the Campbell County Library - Newport Branch. 

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2022 Excellence in Education Celebration - SOLD OUT!

The Northern Kentucky Education Council is proud to host the 2022 Excellence in Education Celebration. This annual event will be held in person on April 27, 2022, at Receptions Event Center in Erlanger, KY. As the premiere education event for the region, the dinner recognizes students, educators, community partners, and business leaders for their significant contributions to education.

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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