Working Conditions Survey moved to fall
The Kentucky Department of Education is currently working through the request for proposals process to identify a vendor to administer the state’s working conditions survey. Because of the timelines for completing this process, the spring survey for 2019 will not be administered. Instead, KDE anticipates a survey administration will occur in the fall of 2019.
Once a vendor has been secured, KDE will provide detailed communications with timelines and guidance for the fall administration.
Guidance is provided for districts using the survey results for evaluation.
Survey feedback is useful to principals to help inform specific, measurable improvement goals for their schools. It is within the discretion of districts to determine how best to utilize surveys, when to implement, and how to apply the results of survey data.
TELL KY Survey (Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning)
The TELL KY
survey, funded by the Kentucky Department of Education is administered at the school level, is designed to reflect the perceptions of the working conditions for school level personnel. In collaboration with evaluators, principals may choose to use TELL KY survey results to identify an area of focus to establish a goal. Because the goal is based on whole staff feedback, it is a powerful way to enhance professional performance and, in turn, positively impact school culture and student success.
VAL-ED 3600 (Vanderbilt Assessment of Leadership in Education)
The VAL-ED 3600 survey, contracted by districts, can be implemented on a frequency determined between the district and the vendor. The survey allows for perception feedback on leadership behaviors that influence the school’s academic and social learning environment.