KET K-12 Professional Development

KET K-12 Professional Development


The topics found in this collection include self-paced professional learning courses offered on PBS TeacherLine designed for the K-12 field. Choose the topic to the left, then scroll down this page to see courses available in each topic. Many of these courses were developed in partnership with the Kentucky Department of Education to meet the professional learning needs of today's teachers. Learners will receive a certificate at the end of each course, which will include the date of completion, PD hours earned, and an EILA number.

Experienced SBDM council members in Kentucky can take the SBDM Experienced Member Training courses to meet their hours for yearly training as required by KDE. Please note: Only courses in the "School-Based Decision-Making Experienced Member Training" count for SBDM credit.

  • Positive Behavior in Schools II: Districtwide Implementation

    This course meets the training requirement pursuant to 704 KAR 7:160, "Use of Physical Restraint and Seclusion in Public Schools." There are two self-paced modules in this course. Each module features authentic classroom video highlighting best practices and methods. At the end of this course, learners earn a certificate of completion for two hours of PD and EILA Credit.

    Grades: 13+
  • Positive Behavior in Schools I: Introduction to Schoolwide Behavior Systems

    This course assists teachers and other school personnel in responding to new Kentucky regulations regarding schoolwide positive behavior sytems. It showcases authentic models of effective schoolwide, classroom, and individual behavioral plans and demonstrates strategies for improving student achievement and behavior. There are four self-paced modules in this course. Each module features authentic classroom video highlighting best practices and methods. At the end of this course, learners earn a Certificate of Completion for four hours of PD and EILA credit.

    Grades: 13+
  • Professional Learning for Peer Observers 2nd Edition

    Becoming a peer observer can be a rewarding and fulfilling journey of professional growth and collaboration for both the peer observer and the observee. Completing this course begins your opportunity to grow and learn through experience with other educators. Kentucky's children will benefit from your commitment to promoting educator effectiveness through peer observation and feedback processes. This training is available through Digital Driver's License and account creation instructions can be found here

    Some of the video that appears in the course was produced by KET. This is not the same course that has been accessible on PBS TeacherLine and new content from KDE is included. For troubleshooting or questions about this course go to KDE's Peer Observation site.

    Grades: 13+
  • Operation Preparation

    Developed in partnership with the Kentucky Department of Education and the Department of Workforce Development, this self-paced course on PBS TeacherLine provides volunteers with a step-by-step guide for conducting college and career advising sessions with eighth and tenth grade students. It also demonstrates how to use the Individual Learning Plan (ILP) tools with students. There are two self-paced modules in this course. At the end of the course, learners have the option to complete a quiz in order to earn a Certificate of Completion.

    Grades: 13+
  • Program Reviews: Arts and Humanities

    This course provides a definition of Program Reviews, their purpose and goals, and looks at the role they play in Kentucky's accountability and assessment system. It also offers guidance on how to successfully conduct a Program Review for Arts and Humanities. There are three self-paced modules in this course. At the end of the course, learners earn a Certificate of Completion for one hour of PD and EILA credit.

    Grades: K-13+
  • Program Reviews: Writing

    This course provides a definition of Program Reviews, their purpose and goals, and looks at the role they play in Kentucky's accountability and assessment system. It also offers guidance on how to successfully conduct a Program Review for Writing. There are three self-paced modules in this course. At the end of the course, learners earn a Certificate of Completion for one hour of PD and EILA credit.

    Grades: K-13+
  • Program Reviews: Practical Living/Career Studies

    This course provides a definition of Program Reviews, their purpose and goals, and looks at the role they play in Kentucky's accountability and assessment system. It also offers guidance on how to successfully conduct a Program Review for Practical Living/Career Studies. There are three self-paced modules in this course. At the end of the course, learners earn a Certificate of Completion for one hour of PD and EILA credit.

    Grades: K-13+
  • Program Reviews: K-3

    In this course, you will learn more about the Standards, Demonstrators, and Characteristics that comprise the K-3 Program Review and see video examples illustrating best practices in K-3 programs. The course also compares the differences between the content-area Program Reviews in Arts and Humanities, Practical Living/Career Studies, and Writing and the K-3 Program Review. There are five self-paced modules in this course. At the end of the course, learners earn a Certificate of Completion for four hours of PD and EILA credit.

    Grades: K-3,13+
  • Formative Assessment in Practice: Administration and Leadership

    This course provides an overview of formative assessment—assessment for learning—and its role in increasing student achievement and motivation. The overview defines formative assessment and looks at how it fits into a balanced assessment system. It also looks at the administrator’s role in helping teachers create and implement effective formative assessments in their lessons. It is targeted to school administrators, SBDM council members, and school board members. There are two self-paced modules in this course. At the end of the course, learners earn a Certificate of Completion for one hour of PD and EILA credit.

    Grades: K-13+
  • Formative Assessment in Practice: Elementary Classrooms

    This resource for teachers features multiple video segments illustrating what quality formative assessment looks like in the elementary classroom. At the end of the course, learners earn a Certificate of Completion for one hour of PD and EILA credit.

    Grades: 13+
  • Formative Assessment in Practice: Secondary Classrooms

    This resource for teachers features multiple video segments illustrate what quality formative assessment looks like in middle and high school classrooms. At the end of the course, learners earn a Certificate of Completion for one hour of PD and EILA credit.

    Grades: 13+
  • GED® Test Info: Reasoning Through Language Arts

    The Overview sections of this course offer a review of the basic information about the entire GED® test and its four subjects; the Reasoning through Language Arts sections cover Language Arts test content in more detail and offer teachers instructional tips and techniques. At the end of the course, teachers have the option to complete a quiz in order to earn a Certificate of Completion for 3 hours.

    Grades: 13+
  • GED® Test Info: Mathematics

    The Overview sections of this course offer a review of the basic information about the entire GED® test and its four subjects; the Mathematics sections cover Mathematics test content in more detail and offer teachers instructional tips and techniques. At the end of the course, teachers have the option to complete a quiz in order to earn a Certificate of Completion for 3 hours.

    Grades: 13+
  • Education in Kentucky I: Culture of Continuous Improvement

    This three-hour course provides an overview of education in Kentucky, including a look at the state’s historical reform initiatives, beginning in 1990 with the Kentucky Education Reform Act (KERA), to the most recent changes brought about in 2009 by Senate Bill 1—the adoption of the Common Core State Standards and what that means in preparing Kentucky students for college and career. At the end of this course, learners earn a certificate of completion for three hours of PD and EILA Credit.

     

    Grades: 13+
  • Education in Kentucky II: Success for All

    This three-hour course highlights important components of the state's current education system: How Kentucky evaluates and supports teachers and leaders; the different types of assessments needed to support student progress and ensure student learning; and what Kentucky is doing to help turn around struggling schools.. At the end of this course, learners earn a certificate of completion for three hours of PD and EILA Credit.

    Grades: 13+
  • Positive Behavior in Schools III: Bullying Prevention

    This two-hour self-paced course meets the 2015-16 training requirement pursuant to 704 KAR 7:160, "Use of Physical Restraint and Seclusion in Public Schools." There are two self-paced modules in this course. Each module features authentic classroom video highlighting best practices and methods. At the end of this course, learners earn a certificate of completion for two hours of PD and EILA Credit.

    Grades: 13+
  • Classroom Video Production

    This introductory course provides teachers with the tools to facilitate student video production across the curriculum and at all levels. Participants will learn about video production techniques, basic equipment needs, production roles, and careers. Throughout the course, fellow teachers and the KET production team will guide and inspire participants to initiate student video projects. At the end of this course, learners earn a certificate of completion for three hours of PD Credit.

    Grades: K-13+

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