January 2019
The Technology Transfer Program is proud to announce the graduation of 73 Roads Scholars and 51 Road Masters from local government agencies. They join the 3,039 Roads Scholars and 2,315 Road Masters who have already completed the program.

Graduation was held December 18 at Cave City Convention Center. Dr. Joe Crabtree, Director for the Kentucky Transportation Center, presided over the graduation and presented certificates to the graduates. 

Graduation photos can be found here:

Congratulations to the recent graduates. Thank you for your commitment to improving your skills through training, and your hard work keeping Kentucky’s roads safe.  

For additional information about the Roads Scholar and Road Master Programs, visit us online at www.kyt2.com .
"I have taken many classes through this program.
It is very educational and they have great instructors,"
Scott McDowell, Shelby County Road Department, 2018 Road Master Graduate
For a complete list of workshops, conferences, and trainings,
or to check availability, visit us at www.kyt2.com .
Roadside Safety Improvements for Rural Roads Training Scheduled for Local Government Agencies
The Roadside Safety Improvements for Rural Roads course is designed for local governments to reduce roadway departures and fatalities. The program is a two-day training event which includes seven of the FHWA Proven Safety Countermeasures and a review of Kentucky's Strategic Highway Safety Plan. The following additional topics will also be addressed: High Friction Surface Treatments, Shoulder Maintenance and Shoulder Drop Off, Signs Supports, and Guardrails.

Dates
January 23 & 24 - Center for Rural Development, Somerset

This training is provided FREE to local governments through the Accelerating Safety Activities Program (ASAP).

Space is limited so register early.

DLG Training Hours
This two-day training is worth 9.75 DLG hours.

If you are interested in learning more about this class visit our website here, or contact April Shenk at april.shenk@uky.edu or 800-432-0719.
Obtain a Pesticide License This February
Kentucky law requires that anyone spraying Pesticides be licensed to do so. The Technology Transfer Program will be offering Pesticide License Training and Testing courses this February. This course provides six hours of instruction followed by an exam administered by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture. Training is available for the following categories:

Category 3: Ornamental and Lawn Care
Category 5: Aquatic Pest Control
Category 6: Right-of-Way Pest Control

Dates
February 5 - Fairfield Inn North Lexington
February 14 - Barren River State Resort Park, Lucas
(Click the date to register.)

Additional information about the pesticide program can be found online at www.kyt2.com .
Traffic Incident Management Responder Training
The key to building stronger incident response teams is to train responders across all agencies together. Training classes include representatives across many disciplines, including but not limited to: law enforcement, fire and rescue personnel, emergency medical services, towing and recovery professionals, dispatchers, hazardous materials responders, coroners, medical examiners, and public works professionals.

The four-hour course is FREE of charge! After the training, participants will receive a certificate via email.

Dates
AM Session is 8:00 am - Noon, PM Session is 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

For additional information about the TIM program and to register online, visit the website here: TIM Program
KTC Out and About
The Kentucky Transportation Center and the Technology Transfer Program will be exhibiting at the KBT conference on January 16-18 at the Lexington Convention Center. Stop by booth 1 to learn more about our program.