Welcome to the Education Professional Standards Board of Kentucky!
The Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) is charged with establishing standards of performance both for preparation programs and practitioners; accrediting educator preparation providers and approving educator preparation programs at colleges, universities, local school districts, and private contractors; selecting assessments for teachers and administrators; overseeing internship programs for new teachers and new principals; administering Kentucky's National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certification; and issuing, renewing, suspending, and revoking Kentucky certificates for professional school personnel.
The EPSB holds regular meetings at 9:00 AM on the 2nd Monday of October, December, February, and April, and on the 3rd Monday of June and August at the EPSB offices unless otherwise announced.
This division is responsible for educator program approval, teacher candidate assessments and internship.Read More
This division oversees all educator certification and renewals.Read More
This division investigates and prosecutes all cases of educator misconduct.Read More
The vision of the EPSB is that "every public school teacher and administrator in Kentucky is an accomplished professional committed to helping all children become productive members of a global society."Read More
After reviewing some of the issues with the online application system that we started in May, I have decided to suspend its use until early fall. This will give us time to make corrections for a more efficient system. Completed applications that have been submitted via the online ...Read the rest of this topic
During the May 3, 2018, special called meeting of the Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB), the Board took action on the certification issuance process affected by the suspension of the Kentucky Teacher Internship Program (KTIP).
The action taken results in traditional or alternative ...Read the rest of this topic