Educator Development and Equity

Educator Development and Equity

Published: 3/5/2018 3:11 PM

​The teachers and leaders in Kentucky’s public school system are vital to the success of educational programs and to ensuring that all students are college and career ready. Information on this page is designed to help teachers and leaders find resources related to professional development, professional growth and effectiveness, certification and more. 

The Division of Next Generation Professionals (NGP) is committed to providing support for improving educator effectiveness in schools and districts across Kentucky. We provide:

  • relevant research

  • best practice guides and models

  • technical assistance

  • professional learning

Counselors for the New Millennium, Next Generation Leaders Fellowship
Educator Career Pathways

Kentucky Leadership Framework, Leading From the Classroom, Leading Through Modeling & Coaching, Leading Groups & Teams, Leading To Increase Teacher Voice & Influence, Leading To Professionalize Teaching, Leading To Connect to Larger Community & World

Educators Rising Kentucky

Teaching and Learning Career Pathway, The Grow Your Own Imperative, Overview of Educators Rising Kentucky, Teacher Leader Guide, Overview of national organization

Equitable Access to Effective Educators

Equitable Access to Effective Educators Plan for Kentucky, Equity Diagnostic FAQ, Planning for Equitable Access

Instructional Transformation

Instructional Transformation Districts, Learning from Kentucky Classrooms, Implementation of Kentucky Academic Standards through LDC, Implementation of Kentucky Academic Standards through MDC 

National Board Certification

Overview of National Board Certification, Guidance on becoming Nationally Board Certified, Network to Transform Teaching (NT3) 

Principal Partnership Project (P3)
Overview of the P3 program, Assistant Principal Partnership Project (AP3), New Principal Summit 
Growth and Evaluation

Kentucky Framework for Teaching, Specialist Frameworks, The STUDENT Voice Survey, Peer Observation, Student Growth, Summative Evaluation, Working Conditions Goal 

Professional Learning

Child Abuse and Neglect trainings, Effective Instructional Leadership Approval (EILA), Professional Learning Standards, Professional Learning Plans

Recruitment and Retention 

Certification, Educator Tuition Assistance Opportunities, Jobs for Administrators and Teachers

Teaching and Learning Career Pathway - Beta
Support for recruitment of a diverse and effective educator workforce, overview of Pathway and requirements
Title II, Part A, Teacher and Principal Quality

Strategies for Kentucky schools and districts for the implementation of Title II, Part A funds, federal program requirements and guidance, Equitable Distribution of Teachers

Robin Hebert
Office of Teaching and Learning
Division of Next Generation Professionals
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, Ky 40601
(502) 564-1479
Fax (502) 564-6470
Teacher and Student Mayfield MS

2017 Legislative Overview Critical Fact Sheet

2017 Single Topic Webcast with 2017 Legislative Overview Archive Link Legislative Overview begins at 15:09


NGP also publishes the Educator Development newsletter of articles and announcements that highlight Kentucky educators engaging in relevant and innovative distributed leadership models, planning for equitable access, and pursuing effective professional learning and instructional and assessment practices of interest to all Kentucky educators.

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