At a special meeting July 25, the Kentucky Board of Education approved Education Professional Standards Board Administrative Regulation 16 KAR 1:105, Teacher Leader Standards.
We’ve spent our careers advocating for our students and now it’s time to advocate for our profession and ourselves. We can impact, influence and change the public narrative around public education.
Eight teachers from across the state will spend this school year working part-time in the classroom and part-time being leaders in their profession.
Sarah Reed, Kentucky's 2015 Teacher of the Year, says teachers' voices matter -- both in the classroom and in shaping public policy.
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.
Jana Bryant By Jana Bryant firstname.lastname@example.org Barnett Berry, one of the authors of Teaching 2030: What We Must Do for Our Students and Our Public Schools, believes “it is time to blur the lines of distinction between those who teach and those who lead.” This distinction ought to become even more blurred with Kentucky’s Professional Growth and Effectiveness [...]
Sarah Yost By Sarah Yost, NBCT Sarah.email@example.com For two years, I’ve served my school in the hybrid role of teacher and lead teacher for English/language arts. I teach two hours of reading intervention every day and spend the rest of my time working on various leadership initiatives for the school. When my principal gave me the opportunity to [...]
Brad Clark By Brad Clark firstname.lastname@example.org There are more than 42,000 teachers in the commonwealth. If 25 percent of Kentucky teachers were connected, engaged in the meaningful work of transforming education for the students and teachers within their sphere of influence, there would be more than 10,000 teachers engaged in the Teacher Leadership Movement in Kentucky. At the [...]
Georgetown College’s new blended Advanced Teacher Leader Rank One cohort program will offer courses in a mostly online format, but students will still receive individualized faculty attention and strong peer support. The emphasis of this program is to extend teacher leadership to the school level. Students who enroll in the fall Advanced Teacher Leader Rank One program also will earn [...]