student achievement

Measuring success as a process

Hope Street Group Kentucky Teacher Fellow Cassie Redding bases her entire approach to teaching on the premise that the success of her students must be her top priority.

By |2015-12-18T10:30:11-05:00October 27, 2015|

Teacher leadership is about growing our students

Heidi Givens By Heidi Givens Teacher leadership is “the process by which teachers, individually and collectively, influence their colleagues, principals, and other members of the school community to improve teaching and learning practices with the aim of increased student learning and achievement.” (York-Barr and Duke, 2004) When selected as 2013 Kentucky Elementary Teacher of the Year, I [...]

By |2016-01-06T09:58:33-05:00April 2, 2015|

Kentucky’s lowest-performing schools making gains

Kentucky’s lowest-performing schools continue to make progress on increasing student achievement, according to a report presented to the Kentucky Board of Education at its meeting yesterday. Based on 2013-14 Unbridled Learning Assessment and Accountability System results, of the 39 Priority or Persistently Low-Achieving (PLA) Schools (those identified as being in the bottom 5 percent of schools in the Commonwealth): • 5 [...]

By |2015-02-05T10:00:13-05:00February 5, 2015|

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|

NKU to host educator dispositions symposium

The Northern Kentucky University College of Education and Human Services will be hosting the 8th Symposium on Educator Dispositions: “Dispositions: The Elephant in the Room or the Key to Significant Learning?” This conference is for school and higher education leaders, teachers, teachers educators, and subject matter specialists, and will address the issues of identifying, developing, and nurturing the dispositions to [...]

By |2020-10-14T09:52:31-04:00August 30, 2012|
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