Kentucky Environmental Literacy Plan (KELP), Revised 2018
In 2011, the Kentucky Board of Education approved implementation of the Kentucky Environmental Literacy Plan (KELP). The plan was revised in 2018. To view the KELP, click the link below.
EE Correlations for the Kentucky Academic Standards
As part of the KELP, KEEC has published correlations for the NAAEE K-12 Guidelines for Learning
and the Kentucky Academic Standards for Math and Language Arts. To view the correlation documents, click the links below.
EE Curricula based on Kentucky Academic Standards
New environment-based curricula, aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, were developed as part of the process of implementing the Kentucky Environmental Literacy Plan:
Elementary School Unit of Study: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems (ELA and science)
Middle School Unit of Study: Comparisons in the Natural World (math and science)
High School Unit of Study: Human Impacts on Biodiversity (science)