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|What to Report||
Pursuant to KRS 161.120(2), a superintendent has the duty to report in writing to the EPSB any certified school employee in the superintendent’s district:
Pursuant to 16 KAR 1:030, a superintendent’s duty to report shall include the reporting of criminal convictions discovered by the district pursuant to KRS 160.380, even if the conviction occurred prior to the date the educator’s certification was issued.
|When to Report||
The report must be made within thirty (30) days of the event giving rise to the duty to report. If the event giving rise to the duty to report relates to an educator’s criminal conviction, the superintendent must submit a report to the EPSB within thirty (30) days after the superintendent or designee became aware of the conviction.
|Contents of Report||
The report must contain the full facts and circumstance of the conduct, as well as the employee’s:
A superintendent is also required to forward copies of all relevant documents and records in his or her possession.
|Format of Report||
The Kentucky Educator Credentialing System is available for superintendents or their designee to report allegations of educator misconduct.
For questions regarding the duty to report, please contact BreAnna Listermann at 502-892-6167 or firstname.lastname@example.org.