The Kentucky Educator Placement Service (KEPS) is a Web-based application designed to fulfill KRS 160.380(2)(d), which requires certified positions be posted 30 days before they can be filled.

KEPS has been redesigned in an effort to better assist districts and school leaders with their hiring needs. Statewide implementation of the new KEPS application is expected to take place June 2012.

To prepare for the launch of the new system, a series of WebEx trainings will be hosted for district personnel who are assigned to edit and post certified vacancies as well as complete the Minority Recruitment and Retention (MERR) report in KEPS.

To ensure appropriate staff is notified of this training, an e-mail will be sent out with the name(s) of district personnel that are currently identified as the KEPS contacts. District leaders are asked to review the contact names and either confirm the names are accurate or identify the appropriate contacts.

For more information, contact Candace Souder at (502) 564-1479.