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Ensuring quality educators for Kentucky schools

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Ensuring quality educators for Kentucky schools

    Ensuring quality educators for Kentucky schools

    KTIP/KPIP COORDINATORS FEBRUARY 2009 NEWSLETTER

100 Airport Road, 3rd Floor

    Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

    Telephone: (502) 564-4606

    Toll Free: (888) 598-7667

    FAX: (502) 564-7080

     , 2007-2008 National Board Teachers Executive Director On Tuesday, March 3, 2009, the National Board teachers who were certified

    for 2007-2008 will be honored in a recognition ceremony in the State Capitol Division Director, Professional

    Learning and Assessment Rotunda. The ceremony will begin at 1:00 p.m. Each newly certified National Board teacher is invited to bring his or her principal or

     Program Manager superintendent, but because space is limited teachers may not bring anyone ; KTIP else. Please have your National Board teacher RSVP with his or her name, ; KTIP IECE ; NBPTS school district, guest’s name, and title no later that Monday, February 23, ; CEO 2009 to kamey@ky.gov so that a gallery pass can be reserved for the teacher and guest. Program Coordinator ; KTIP We at the Educational Professional Standards Board offer our congratulations ; CEO for jobs well done!

     Program Consultant on

    Assessments Finance Matters ; Praxis ; New Teacher Survey There are several points we need to make about reimbursements: ; KTIP IECE ; When the District Coordinator receives rosters from the Intern ; SLLA ; KYPT Management System, the names on the rosters are approved for ; KPIP payment. Unfortunately, the payment will not be made the same day.

    There is a process that the payments have to go through, and the Program Consultant payments will be made as soon as possible. As of February 12, 2009 ; KTIP ; NBPTS we have processed 2,023 resource teacher payments. This includes ; CEO teachers in public and private schools. Private school teachers are ; KYPT encouraged to keep their addresses current in IMS, so payments may be received at home. The 1099 form will be mailed from the Finance Administrative Specialist and Administration Cabinet, not the EPSB. Should you need to

     contact the Finance and Administration Cabinet the number is 502-

    564-4581.

    ; The EPSB office sends emails about payments to the district Finance

    Officer. If this is not the person to whom the payments need to be

    sent, please advise Carol Smith in our office at carolj.smith@ky.gov.

    ; When National Board 75% reimbursement checks are sent to the

    districts for National Board candidates, those checks are to be treated

    as expense reimbursements and need to be dispersed immediately to

    the National Board candidate. There should be no taxes withheld on

    this money as they are expense reimbursements.

    ; When KTIP resource teacher money is sent to the districts, that

    money is to be dispersed in the teacher’s next paycheck and not held

    for an extended period of time.

Confirmation Of Employment

    Did you fill out a COE for a newly-hired teacher who was not able to go

    through the intern program because of budgetary matters? If that teacher is

    accepted into the internship program in the fall, you must send in another

    COE at that time. You will soon receive a letter from this office explaining this.

New Teacher Survey

    Resource teachers and interns may be contacted to participate in a pilot of the newly designed New Teacher Survey. The purpose of this survey is to gather feedback from new teachers and their mentors to determine if the intern feels he or she was well prepared to teach. Not only does this information come to

    the EPSB, but it also goes back to the college or university where the intern graduated.

    Any genuine teaching will result, if successful, in someone's knowing how

    to bring about a better condition of things than existed earlier.

     ~John Dewey~

     (1859-1952)

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