Available Sessions


Federal Programs and Title 1 Coordinators cadre

Session Description

KEDC Federal Programs and Title 1 cadre meetings will include time for participants to discuss ways to efficiently and effectively monitor compliance with federal policies and federal laws, coordinate services for schools identified as Title I, maintain records/expenditures for Title program schools, communicate with private and home schools regarding federal programs and record keeping. 

KEDC Federal Programs and Title 1 cadre meetings may include Panel Q and A sessions,open forum conversation time, presentations by KDE staff, presentations by experienced Federal Programs Coordinators, and sharing of research.

KEDC Federal Programs and Title 1 cadre meetings will allow the participants to collaboratively learn and spend time refining their work with the teachers and students they serve. Throughout the year participants will: analyze their district Federal program and title plans and procedures, consider ways to improve the implementation of Federal Programs in their schools, discuss ways to leverage community and school partners, present their own problems of practice and work together to create solutions,review and discuss research, apply technology as an efficiency tool, hear from state and national educational experts and most importantly learn from each other.

Session Times

Start TimeEnd TimeLocationCurrent StudentsMax Students
March 2 2020 09:30 AMMarch 2 2020 12:30 PMKEDC -Lexington 1550

Gifted and talented cadre -KEDC and CKEC -LEX

Session Description

KEDC/CKEC Gifted and Talented cadre meetings will include time for participants to discuss and learn about ways to efficiently and effectively manage their services for students. Topics will include current laws, state and federal policies and procedures, current research in gifted education, identifying, grouping and servicing gifted students, primary talent pool services, twice-exceptional student services, ways to work with school and community partners, using technology to enhance workflow, communication strategies, meeting the social and emotional needs of gifted students, working with classroom teachers in providing gifted services, and preparing students for post-school life and career.

KEDC/CKEC Gifted and Talented cadres may include: Panel Q and A sessions,open forum conversation time, presentations by KDE staff, presentations by experienced gifted educators and gifted education experts, lesson sharing, and book study.

KEDC/CKEC Gifted and talented cadre will allow the participants to spend time refining their role-specific work.   Throughout the year participants will: consider ways to improve gifted identification procedures and services, discuss ways to leverage community and school partners, present their own problems of practice and work together to create solutions, review and discuss  research, learn ways to apply technology as an efficiency tool, hear from state and national gifted experts, collaborate to create regional events for gifted students and most importantly learn from and with each other.



Session Times

Start TimeEnd TimeLocationCurrent StudentsMax Students
March 10 2020 01:00 PMMarch 10 2020 03:00 PMKEDC -Lexington 1240

District Assessment Coordinators cadre

Session Description

Program Content
KEDC DAC cadres will include time for participants to discuss and learn about ways to efficiently and effectively manage
their districts assessment services. Topics will include current assessment regulations, state and federal policies, current
research in assessment, using technology to enhance workflow, communication strategies to use with stakeholders parents,
media, staff), and effective reporting and record keeping.
 
 
 Delivery Strategies
KEDC DAC cadres may include Panel Q and A sessions,open forum conversation time, presentations by KDE staff,
presentations by experienced DACs, and sharing of research.
 
Implementation Impact
KEDC DAC cadres will include time for participants to discuss and learn about ways to efficiently and effectively manage
their districts assessment services. Topics will include current assessment regulations, state and federal policies, current
research in assessment, using technology to enhance workflow, communication strategies to use with stakeholders parents,
media, staff), and effective reporting and record keeping.
 

Session Times

Start TimeEnd TimeLocationCurrent StudentsMax Students
March 12 2020 09:30 AMMarch 12 2020 12:30 PMKEDC -Lexington 145

District Assessment Coordinators cadre

Session Description

Program Content
KEDC DAC cadres will include time for participants to discuss and learn about ways to efficiently and effectively manage
their districts assessment services. Topics will include current assessment regulations, state and federal policies, current
research in assessment, using technology to enhance workflow, communication strategies to use with stakeholders parents,
media, staff), and effective reporting and record keeping.
 
 
 Delivery Strategies
KEDC DAC cadres may include Panel Q and A sessions,open forum conversation time, presentations by KDE staff,
presentations by experienced DACs, and sharing of research.
 
Implementation Impact
KEDC DAC cadres will include time for participants to discuss and learn about ways to efficiently and effectively manage
their districts assessment services. Topics will include current assessment regulations, state and federal policies, current
research in assessment, using technology to enhance workflow, communication strategies to use with stakeholders parents,
media, staff), and effective reporting and record keeping.
 

Session Times

Start TimeEnd TimeLocationCurrent StudentsMax Students
March 20 2020 09:30 AMMarch 20 2020 12:30 PMKEDC -Ashland 1045

GOAL - Final meeting

Session Description

Get Online And Learn driven by Kentucky Power (AEP Foundation)  –  KEDC administers this project which is open to schools in counties served by Kentucky Power and enables participating schools to bring the world to their students through virtual education experiences. During Year 1 and 2, Eastern Kentucky students connected to students in Morocco to discuss cultural differences, mushers in Denali National Park to learn about sled dog adaptations and to a surgical team performing knee surgery. The work will continue for 2019 -20 with GOAL educators creating GET ONLINE and LEARN initiatives in their own districts. These district led GOAL groups will benefit from the knowledge and experience of their colleagues, the resources provided by KEDC and Kentucky Power and will potentially create over ten thousand online learning experience for KEDC students

Session Times

Start TimeEnd TimeLocationCurrent StudentsMax Students
March 20 2020 09:30 AMMarch 20 2020 02:30 PMKEDC- ASHLAND Conference Center 2750

Counselors Cadre

Session Description

KEDC Counselor cadre meetings will include time for participants to discuss and learn about ways to efficiently and effectively manage their services for students. Topics will include current laws, state and federal policies and procedures, current research in school counseling, ways to work with school and community partners, using technology to enhance workflow, communication strategies, meeting the social and emotional needs of students, and preparing students for post-school life and career.

KEDC Counselor cadres may include: Panel Q and A sessions,open forum conversation time, presentations by KDE staff, presentations by experienced counselors, lesson sharing, and book study.

KEDC Counselor cadre will allow the participants to spend time refining their role-specific work.   Throughout the year participants will: consider ways to improve attendance, discuss ways to leverage community and school partners, present their own problems of practice and work together to create solutions, review and discuss  research, learn ways to apply technology as an efficiency tool, hear from state and national counseling experts and most importantly learn from and with each other.



Session Times

Start TimeEnd TimeLocationCurrent StudentsMax Students
April 13 2020 09:30 AMApril 13 2020 12:30 PMKEDC -Ashland 250

Counselors Cadre

Session Description

KEDC Counselor cadre meetings will include time for participants to discuss and learn about ways to efficiently and effectively manage their services for students. Topics will include current laws, state and federal policies and procedures, current research in school counseling, ways to work with school and community partners, using technology to enhance workflow, communication strategies, meeting the social and emotional needs of students, and preparing students for post-school life and career.

KEDC Counselor cadres may include: Panel Q and A sessions,open forum conversation time, presentations by KDE staff, presentations by experienced counselors, lesson sharing, and book study.

KEDC Counselor cadre will allow the participants to spend time refining their role-specific work.   Throughout the year participants will: consider ways to improve attendance, discuss ways to leverage community and school partners, present their own problems of practice and work together to create solutions, review and discuss  research, learn ways to apply technology as an efficiency tool, hear from state and national counseling experts and most importantly learn from and with each other.



Session Times

Start TimeEnd TimeLocationCurrent StudentsMax Students
April 20 2020 09:30 AMApril 20 2020 12:30 PMKEDC -Lexington350

Developing a School Culture of Perseverance and Self-Reliance: PD Designed for District and School Leadership

Session Description


Six hour professional development will consist of 5 objectives
1. Understanding the difference between a Growth and Fixed Mindset. 
2.  Instructional methods to assist teachers to create a Growth Mindset.
3. Leadership methods to assist educators with different skill levels and mindsets.
4. Growth Mindset inventory of policy, programs, procedures, places, etc... 
5. Develop plan to make incremental changes in school culture

Session Times

Start TimeEnd TimeLocationCurrent StudentsMax Students
April 29 2020 09:30 AMApril 29 2020 03:30 PMKEDC- LEX050

Professional Development Coordinator and Instructional Supervisor Cadre

Session Description

These cadre meetings are for members who serve in the role of PDC and IS and provide the opportunity for professional learning led by the cadre chair, the participants and guest speakers.

Program Content
Determining a professional learning focus
Going beyond the Professional Development Plan - Putting it into action
Teacher efficacy - Do teachers really understand their impact and are they empowered to….
Establishing effective monitoring systems
How to implement professional learning with your teachers?
Professional Learning Leaders
Systems Process
PLC Process
Professional Learning Plans - Moving from planning to action
New Standards

Delivery Strategies
-will consist of multiple methods of adult based strategies including verbal presentations, development of learners intellectual
skills, development of cognitive strategies, and book studies.

Session Times

Start TimeEnd TimeLocationCurrent StudentsMax Students
June 4 2020 09:30 AMJune 4 2020 12:30 PMKEDC -Lexington 250

District Assessment Coordinators cadre

Session Description

Program Content
KEDC DAC cadres will include time for participants to discuss and learn about ways to efficiently and effectively manage
their districts assessment services. Topics will include current assessment regulations, state and federal policies, current
research in assessment, using technology to enhance workflow, communication strategies to use with stakeholders parents,
media, staff), and effective reporting and record keeping.
 
 
 Delivery Strategies
KEDC DAC cadres may include Panel Q and A sessions,open forum conversation time, presentations by KDE staff,
presentations by experienced DACs, and sharing of research.
 
Implementation Impact
KEDC DAC cadres will include time for participants to discuss and learn about ways to efficiently and effectively manage
their districts assessment services. Topics will include current assessment regulations, state and federal policies, current
research in assessment, using technology to enhance workflow, communication strategies to use with stakeholders parents,
media, staff), and effective reporting and record keeping.
 

Session Times

Start TimeEnd TimeLocationCurrent StudentsMax Students
June 11 2020 09:30 AMJune 11 2020 12:30 PMKEDC -Lexington 045

District Assessment Coordinators cadre

Session Description

Program Content
KEDC DAC cadres will include time for participants to discuss and learn about ways to efficiently and effectively manage
their districts assessment services. Topics will include current assessment regulations, state and federal policies, current
research in assessment, using technology to enhance workflow, communication strategies to use with stakeholders parents,
media, staff), and effective reporting and record keeping.
 
 
 Delivery Strategies
KEDC DAC cadres may include Panel Q and A sessions,open forum conversation time, presentations by KDE staff,
presentations by experienced DACs, and sharing of research.
 
Implementation Impact
KEDC DAC cadres will include time for participants to discuss and learn about ways to efficiently and effectively manage
their districts assessment services. Topics will include current assessment regulations, state and federal policies, current
research in assessment, using technology to enhance workflow, communication strategies to use with stakeholders parents,
media, staff), and effective reporting and record keeping.
 

Session Times

Start TimeEnd TimeLocationCurrent StudentsMax Students
June 12 2020 09:30 AMJune 12 2020 12:30 PMKEDC -Ashland 145

Kagan Cooperative Learning, Day 1 & 2 @KEDC-ASHLAND

Session Description

Kagan Structures for Engagement and Achievement!
Create full student engagement with Kagan Structures—simple yet powerful cooperative learning instructional strategies. Supported by a large body of scientific research, and proven effective in countless classrooms, schools, and districts, this revolutionary way to teach is transforming teaching and learning. Come experience the power of Kagan Structures. See how easy it is use teamwork and pairs to create a greater level of engagement than you imagined possible, even for your reluctant learners. We're not talking about group work. We're talking the real deal, and knowing the difference is the difference between engaging some and engaging all students.

Session fee: $349 
make checks and/or POs payable to KEDC

Session Times

Start TimeEnd TimeLocationCurrent StudentsMax Students
June 24 2020 08:00 AMJune 25 2020 03:45 PMKEDC- ASHLAND 080

KAGAN COOPERATIVE LEARNING DAYS 1 & 2 @ KEDC-LEXINGTON

Session Description

Kagan Cooperative Learning, Day 1 & 2


Kagan Structures for Engagement and Achievement!
Create full student engagement with Kagan Structures—simple yet powerful cooperative learning instructional strategies. Supported by a large body of scientific research, and proven effective in countless classrooms, schools, and districts, this revolutionary way to teach is transforming teaching and learning. Come experience the power of Kagan Structures. See how easy it is use teamwork and pairs to create a greater level of engagement than you imagined possible, even for your reluctant learners. We're not talking about group work. We're talking the real deal, and knowing the difference is the difference between engaging some and engaging all students.

Session fee: $349 
make checks and/or POs payable to KEDC

Session Times

Start TimeEnd TimeLocationCurrent StudentsMax Students
July 8 2020 08:00 AMJuly 9 2020 03:45 PMKEDC-LEX Conference Room 080
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