The Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) is charged with establishing standards of performance both for preparation programs and practitioners; accrediting educator preparation providers and approving educator preparation programs at colleges, universities, local school districts, and private contractors; selecting assessments for teachers and administrators; overseeing internship programs for new teachers and new principals; administering Kentucky's National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certification; and issuing, renewing, suspending, and revoking Kentucky certificates for professional school personnel.
The EPSB holds regular meetings at 9:00 AM on the 2nd Monday of October, December, February, and April, and on the 3rd Monday of June and August at the EPSB offices unless otherwise announced.
The Mission of the EPSB
The Education Professional Standards Board, in full collaboration and cooperation with its education partners, promotes high levels of student achievement by establishing and enforcing rigorous professional standards for preparation, certification, and responsible and ethical behavior of all professional educators in Kentucky.
For more information, please visit epsb.ky.gov.