The Governor appoints members to the School Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability Council (SCAAC). The committee's existence was mandated by Executive Order 2017-334 and was created to study, assess and audit Kentucky’s system of setting academic standards, establishing curriculum, assessing learning, identifying academic competencies and deficiencies of individual students, holding schools accountable for student achievement, and assisting schools to improve their performance.
SCAAC is comprised of 15 members, with the Secretary of Education and Workforce Development and the Commissioner of Education serving in ex officio capacities. SCAAC is authorized to request and receive data from any state or local government agency in the Commonwealth deemed necessary to fulfill the requirements of its mission, including any entity which derives a substantial portion of its funding from public sources.
The School Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability Council (SCAAC) duties are pursuant to Kentucky Revised Statute Executive Order 2017-334.
SCAAC Members List