Thursday, October 28, 2021


Public education sees significant changes during 2017 Regular Session

Local school boards and districts will be implementing lots of new provisions through the coming months with the significant changes made to public education during the 2017 Regular Session.

Making peer observation work

Jefferson County's Kip Hottman and Oldham County's Gail Sowell share their experiences on how peer observation helps teacher growth.

National Board certification mirrors PGES

The decision to pursue National Board certification is one of the best decisions an educator can make to grow professionally and more importantly, increase student achievement.

The power of student voice

All students deserve the same opportunity I had to develop a voice within and outside of the classroom, and I believe any teacher is capable of helping a student develop that voice.

TELL survey shows improved school working conditions

Overall, Kentucky educators are more positive about teaching and learning conditions in their schools than they were in 2013 according to results from the Teaching,...

Plan will help ensure equitable access to qualified, experienced teachers

The Kentucky Department of Education is drafting a plan to combat teacher turnover and ensure that all Kentucky students are taught by experienced, qualified teachers.

New conversations about teacher leadership in Kentucky

By Jana Bryant Barnett Berry, one of the authors of Teaching 2030: What We Must Do for Our Students and Our Public Schools, believes “it...

Peer observation helps raise our status as educators

By Ryan Mann With this year’s rollout of Kentucky’s new Teacher Professional Growth and Effectiveness System (TPGES), some of the biggest concerns I’ve heard from...

Problem-based learning and PGES

By Lindsey Childers Imagine a classroom that centers on discovery – a classroom that allows students to act as teachers and use the skills they...

Peer observation offers a path to growth

By Joseph Harris In the past few years, I’ve come to realize that peer observation is a powerful professional growth avenue for teachers, and it...