School PD Requirements in Kentucky
What professional development requirements does a school in Kentucky need to meet?
According to KRS 158.070, schools are required to provide 4 days of professional learning every year. A local board may approve a school’s flexible professional development plan that permits teachers or other certified personnel to participate in professional development activities outside the days scheduled in the school calendar or the regularly scheduled hours in the school work day.
The school must provide training, guidance, and assistance to administrators, teachers, and staff on:
- Recognizing symptoms of trauma in students;
- Utilizing interventions and strategies to support the learning needs of those students; and
- Implementing a plan for a trauma-informed approach
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Disclaimer: Please ensure the information and courses meet requirements for your school and circumstances and align with what your state Department of Education requires. The new continuing education information and school PD requirements in Kentucky listed on this page are current as of May 22nd, 2023 to meet the best information available. State professional development requirements and may change and it is your responsibility as a school administrator to know your state staff development requirements and the process for submission and approval of all professional and staff development hours. Professional Learning Board can not guarantee acceptance by your school, district, state Department of Education or local authority.