Certification for Evaluators

Published: 3/19/2014 10:32 AM


The information on this page is in effect through the 2013-2014 school year and applies to all administrators conducting certified personnel evaluations including formative and summative processes.


Professional Growth and Evaluation of Certified Personnel Training
This training is designed to initially approve instructional leaders as evaluators of certified staff. Upon completion of this two-day training, participants will receive twelve (12) hours of Effective Instructional Leadership Credit.
Required for:
All instructional leaders responsible for conducting staff evaluations who have not previously been approved as an evaluator. 
704 KAR 3:345, Section 6(5), Continued approval as an evaluator shall be contingent upon the completion of a minimum twelve (12) hours of evaluation training every two (2) years. (b) This training shall be in any one, or a combination of the following skill areas: 
Use of the local evaluation process;
Identification of effective teaching and management practices; 
  • Effective observation and conferencing techniques;
  • Establishing and assisting with certified employee professional growth plans; or
  • Summative evaluation techniques.

Completion of training or update in the Kentucky Teacher Internship Program in 704 KAR 20:690 or Kentucky Principal Internship Program in 704 KAR 20:690 not to exceed six (6) hours per two (2) year cycle. 

To meet the continuing certification (update) requirement the training does not have to be sponsored through the Kentucky Department of Education Certified Evaluation Program. 
Districts, cooperatives, or education groups schedule trainings by contacting independent trainers.
Renee Scott
Office of Next-Generation Learners
Division of Next-Generation Professionals
500 Mero Street, 19th Floor CPT
Frankfort, KY  40601
(502) 564-1479
Fax (502) 564-4007