Rob Akers was ready to take on a challenge as associate commissioner of KDE’s new Office of Educator Licensure and Effectiveness.
The Commissioner’s Principal Advisory Council has recommended adoption of the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders for evaluation of effective principals.
The biennial anonymous survey of working conditions in Kentucky’s public schools runs through March.
The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce’s training for principals aims to improve schools by developing stronger leaders.
Education Commissioner Terry Holliday Dear Kentucky Teacher, As you settle into the school year, I am taking the opportunity to update you on implementation of the Professional Growth and Effectiveness System (PGES). This school year, as you know, we are implementing PGES for teachers and principals statewide. Unfortunately, there have been some unexpected glitches with the PGES technology [...]
The America Achieves Fellowship for Teachers and Principals wants to bring educators together to impact practice, policy and public debate on critical issues in education. This fellowship is designed to leverage participants’ expertise to help other educators improve student outcomes and strengthen leadership and management on a large scale across the education system. Nominations for fellowships are being accepted. The Teacher [...]
The 2014 Instructional Support Leadership Network (ISLN)/Kentucky Leadership Academy (KLA) joint summer conference will be June 26 at the Lexington Center. The day will focus on three theme areas: teacher effectiveness highly effective teaching and learning of Kentucky Core Academic Standards principal/administrator effectiveness An optional day is planned on June 27 to engage in facilitated work sessions on a number of [...]
GRREC initiative builds leadership through data analysis, culture assessment and more.
Last summer, 48 Kentucky principals participated in the Leadership Institute for School Principals in Greensboro, N.C. This three-day event, funded by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the AT&T Foundation, worked with principals who were accepted into the program based on their leadership backgrounds and applications. Two follow-up sessions will take place in October 2011 and February 2012. [...]
Forty-eight Kentucky school principals will receive executive-level leadership training as participants in an institute being created and funded by the state’s business community through the Kentucky Chamber Foundation. The principals were chosen for pilot classes (two groups of 24 each) of the Leadership Institute for School Principals that will begin this summer at the nationally recognized Center for Creative Leadership [...]