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Emergency teacher certification

From the Education Professional Standards Board

The 2011-12 school year will be the first in which no teacher who has previously held a full-time emergency certificate may receive another such certificate.

Districts should be planning for this new regulation and identifying those teachers within the district who are working on emergency certificates. If the district wishes to employ these teachers during 2011-12, plans must be made this spring to get them into an alternative certification program or add the additional area via the TC-HQ route. Read the full story

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TEK task force presents recommendations

From the office of Gov. Steve Beshear

The Governor’s Task Force on Transforming Education in Kentucky (TEK) presented Gov. Steve Beshear with its final report, including 35 recommendations that the group believes would enable Kentucky to better prepare all of its students for success in the 21st century, on Feb. 21.

Gov. Beshear directed the task force – composed of parents, teachers, superintendents, education advocates, lawmakers, and business and community leaders – to help develop new strategies to ensure Kentucky has the curriculum, teachers, standards, organization and structure in place to prepare children for the 21st century while reinvigorating public and business support for education. Read the full story

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