The teachers and leaders in Kentucky’s public school system are vital to the success of educational programs and to ensuring that all students are college and career ready. Information on this page is designed to help teachers and leaders find resources related to professional development, professional growth and effectiveness, certification and more.
The Kentucky Department of Education provides many resources related to public school curriculum. Although the agency does not mandate specific curriculum to be taught in the classroom, items that are tied to the state’s public school assessment program are available. Find information about CIITS, subject areas, textbooks, the Kentucky Core Academic Standards, Program Reviews and more on this page.
Kentucky’s public schools offer many programs to meet the needs of students – all the way from preschool to high school graduation. Here, you can learn about career and technical education, preschool, extended school services, career advising and more.
The Kentucky Core Academic Standards contain the minimum required standards that all Kentucky students should have the opportunity to learn before graduating from Kentucky high schools.