School - Based Decision Making

School-Based Decision Making - Training

Published: 11/21/2022 12:42 PM

​​​​The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) offers several school-based decision making (SBDM) training modules at no cost to Kentucky's schools and districts. For more detailed information on each KDE module, as well as other KDE-approved SBDM training modules that are offered by individuals and organizations outside of the KDE, please review the SBDM Training Modules Flyer.

Each module that is offered b​​y KDE can be found below, as well as all accompanying materials. To obtain EILA certificates for any of the SBDM modules, please request those by email to the SBDM​ consultant. If you are a new trainer, you may find the Training Materials Guidance webinar and script helpful, as both provide information on how to effectively use the training materials on the SBDM website to train council members. If you have any questions about any of the modules below and/or SBDM training requirements in general, please contact the SBDM consultant.

​SBDM training modules include the following topics:

  1. ​SBDM 101 Module
  2. Equitable Decision-Making Module
  3. Rise to Proficiency: Councils and Family and Community Partnerships Module
  4. Roles and Responsibilities Module
  5. Council's Role with Continuous Improvement
    • Online Council's Role with Continuous Improvement: The Council's Role with Continuous Improvement is available as a free, self-paced online course through Google. To access the course, follow the steps found on the Council's Role with Continuous Improvement document. This SBDM training module is undergoing routine maintenance and will be available for continued use by council members in spring 2023. 
  6. ​​​Bylaws and Policies
    • Online Bylaws and Policies: Bylaws and Policies ​is only available as a self-paced online course through KET's Moodle Platform. The course has a fee of $40. To access the course, follow the steps found on the KET Online Training Options guidance document​.​​​

​Ruth Swanson
Office of Continuous Improvement and Support
Division of School and Program Improvement
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-2116 Ext. 4023
Fax (502) 564-7820

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