Kentucky - Educator Performance Evaluation: Educator Evaluation Authority

Educator Evaluation Authority
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The State Board of Education has full authority to adopt educator evaluation policy.


Senate Bill 1 (2009) mandated change in Kentucky public school education including teacher evaluations. The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) set the vision to have every student taught by an effective teacher and every school led by an effective principal and subsequently, every district led by an effective superintendent. To that end, the board established a goal to create a fair and equitable system to measure teacher and leader effectiveness. It is also a requirement under Kentucky's ESEA waiver.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
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