Program Review

Preparing students to be globally competent

Education Commissioner Terry Holliday Ever since the General Assembly passed Senate Bill 1 in 2009, the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) has strongly supported the addition of world language to the state accountability model. On June 4, the board took action to do so approving implementation of the World Language Program Review for high schools in 2014-15 with [...]

By |2020-01-28T10:44:59-05:00June 17, 2014|

Professional learning focuses on practical living Program Review

The Kentucky Department of Education’s Coordinated School Health Team is partnering with four different educational cooperatives to provide professional learning to schools and districts to improve aspects of their practical living/consumer sciences Program Review. The intended audience includes health and physical education teachers, Family Resources and Youth Services Center and school nutrition staff and administrators. All events will occur from 8 a.m. – 3:30 [...]

By |2014-05-14T12:40:07-04:00May 15, 2014|

K-3 Program Review implementation support modules now available

A new free resource is now available to schools and districts that offers guidance on the effective implementation of the K-3 Program Review. In collaboration with KET, the Kentucky Department of Education has created three online modules have been developed with video examples illustrating practices in Kentucky K-3 programs that support the standards, demonstrators and characteristics found in the K-3 Program Review. The [...]

By |2014-03-26T12:37:02-04:00March 27, 2014|

KASC offering summer academies

The Kentucky Association of School Councils has planned a variety of summer academies to equip educators with the tools they need to succeed. Academies will be held in Lexington, Corbin, Bowling Green, at the Jenny Wiley State Resort Park and at Mason County Middle School. Offerings include: Teacher Professional Growth and Effectiveness System (PGES) Implementation Tools – This session will [...]

By |2014-03-19T16:48:42-04:00March 20, 2014|

Economic development resource and reminder of world language Program Review

Mapping the Nation website is sponsored by the Asia Society, Longview Foundation and Statistical Analysis System. It illustrates the impact of the global economy on local economies. The website contains an interactive map that pulls together demographic, economic and education indicators – nearly 1 million data points – to show that the United States is a truly global nation. Each state [...]

By |2014-03-03T09:59:17-05:00March 6, 2014|

KBE reviews educator effectiveness model, names new districts of innovation

Assistant General Counsel David Wickersham, acting director of the Division of Next Generation Professionals Amanda Ellis, Associate Commissioner Felicia Cumings Smith and staff assistant Robin Chandler discuss changes in the evaluation guidelines of the Professional Growth and Effectiveness System during the Kentucky Board of Education meeting.Photo by Amy Wallot, Feb. 5, 2013 Plans for a statewide system of [...]

By |2014-04-30T15:10:21-04:00February 6, 2014|

First program review data released

The Kentucky Department of Education released the first data from program reviews conducted in the state’s public schools. Data released included program reviews in arts and humanities, practical living/career studies and writing. Senate Bill 1 (2009) called for program reviews to be included as part of the state’s new assessment and accountability model. “Today’s release provides helpful information that schools [...]

By |2013-11-07T09:12:19-05:00November 7, 2013|
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