Carter schools cited for Best Practices – Journal

September 21, 2017 - Finding Carter

Today, during a annual Continuous Improvement Summit in Lexington, a Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) famous 5 schools and dual districts for best practices.

Associate Commissioner Kelly Foster publicly famous a winners and presented any with a $500 check that can be used toward propagandize improvement.

“Continuous alleviation is about anticipating some-more effective and fit ways of doing things,” Foster said. “We don’t have to reinvent a wheel, we need to learn from any other. We have some good work going on in a schools and districts, and conclude that a winning educators have taken a beginning and are committed to anticipating ways to urge tyro learning.” Those famous along with their best practices were: · East Carter High School (Carter Co.): I-LEAD Classroom · Pike County Schools: Collaborative Leaders: Districtwide School Administrator Professional Learning Communities · Seneca High School/Western High School (Jefferson County): Coaching to Win ·L.B.J. Elementary (Breathitt County): Professional Learning Community Process for Support Staff · Jones Park Elementary (Casey County): Response to Intervention Professional Learning Communities Propel Student Achievement ·Carter County Schools: Transforming Professional Learning Through Lesson Study

Any Kentucky teacher, propagandize or district might contention a best use to KDE for consideration. A group of calm experts reviews a acquiescence opposite standards for propagandize alleviation and rates it Beginning, Developing, Proficient or Advanced. Feedback is supposing to strengthen a submitted initiative, and supposed practices are combined to a Best Practices website for others to entrance as a means of improvement.

“The Best Practices website is a approach to share work that not usually recognizes those intent in it, though also allows others in a state to learn from it and urge their use in support of tyro training for all of a students,” Foster said.

To date, some-more than 150 best practices that cover varying areas of propagandize operations have been posted to a website. These can be accessed during or by going to a KDE website,, and acid “Best Practices.”

More than 700 educators attended a 2017 Continuous Improvement Summit, that is sponsored by AdvanceED Kentucky in team-work with a Kentucky Department of Education.

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