Alternative Programs of Distinction

Published: 3/6/2017 2:46 PM

Alternative Programs of Distinction PowerPoint (note that this PowerPoint includes a voiceover)
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In an effort to recognize the work of educators and programs that serve at-risk students, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has named 7 Alternative Programs of Distinction for 2016.

The 7 programs named as Alternative Programs of Distinction for 2016 are:

School districts nominated their programs for recognition based on criteria developed by KDE and the Innovative Pathways for Success Cadre. A four-member panel screened the applications and the finalists received site visits from a four-member team. 

Sherri Clusky
Office of Continuous Improvement and Support
Division of Student Success
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4772
Fax (502) 564-7820