Thursday, December 2, 2021

Balancing choreography and calling in the classroom

By Lee Ann Atherton leaann.atherton@mccracken.kyschools.us One Sunday night recently, I did something ridiculous for any self-respecting teacher. I went to a concert three hours away –...

Time to put assessment at forefront of our thinking

By Natalie McCutchen, Mike Stacy and Brad Clark Across the state, self-reflective teachers and supportive administrators are building communities of practice where all stakeholders are...
Amber Hayes teaches 2nd-grade students how to graph information at Indian Hills Elementary School (Christian County). Hayes likes how PGES helps with goal setting and fostering conversations with administrators.

Field test participants overwhelmingly support PGES

Teachers and principals who participated in last year’s Professional Growth and Effectiveness System field test overwhelmingly support it.
Gov. Steve Beshear this week signed House Bill 180 which requires the Kentucky Board of Education to establish a statewide effectiveness system for all certified personnel starting in the 2014-15 school year. Photo by Amy Wallot, April 15 , 2013

Teacher and principal effectiveness bill signed

Advocating that all Kentucky children deserve to be taught by an effective teacher at a school led by an effective principal, Gov. Steve Beshear once again indicated his support for a statewide system promoting educator growth and effectiveness in Kentucky.

Teacher effectiveness study likely to influence Kentucky’s Professional Growth and Effectiveness System

The Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) project, a three-year study designed to determine how to best identify and promote great teaching, has released its...

Kentucky’s effectiveness system recognized for thoughtfulness, educator input

Kentucky is one of three states that were singled out in an opinion piece written by Bill Gates that appeared in the Washington Post...