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16 KAR 5:040 - Admission, Placement and Supervision in Student Teaching

Beginning September 1, 2013, prior to student teacher placement, a cooperating teacher/university supervisors shall receive training approved by the Education Professional Standards Board and provided at no cost to the cooperating teacher/university supervisor by the educator preparation institution which shall include the following components:

PART A
: Basic responsibilities of a cooperating teacher/university supervisor
(16 KAR 5:040, Section 2(5)(a) and Section 5(6)(a))

Part A is provided by the Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) through an online assessment in Edmodo. Each cooperating teacher and university supervisor is required to complete the assessment with a score of 18/18 before supervising a student teacher. Cooperating teachers and university supervisors are encouraged to print the 16 KAR 5:040 text and explanations document to review prior to taking the assessment. Click the Directions for Edmodo link below for more information.

Edmodo
www.edmodo.com

16 KAR 5:040, Section 2(5)(a) and Section 5(6)(a) requires cooperating teachers and university supervisors to complete a training on the basic responsibilities of a cooperating teacher/university supervisor. EPSB is providing this training through Edmodo. Edmodo enables us to provide the 16 KAR 5:040 text and explanation and the corresponding assessment to fulfill this requirement. Please refer to the directions below to create an Edmodo account/join the cooperating teacher or university supervisor group. Please send any questions which you may have to lauren.graves@ky.gov.

Click here for the 16 KAR 5:040 Text and Explanation document
Click here for directions to access the Cooperating Teacher group
Click here for directions to access the University Supervisor group

PART B: Best practice in supporting a student teacher
(16 KAR 5:040, Section 2(5)(b) and Section 5(6)(b))

Part B will be provided by an Institution of Higher Education (IHE).  Each teacher must complete an approved co-teaching training.  Most institutions offer Part B through an online training. The institution will provide the link to complete the training before the student teacher is placed in the classroom.

Face-to-face trainings for Part B

There are no scheduled face-to-face trainings at this time.

For institutions offering face-to-face trainings:

Click the following link to access the required sign-in sheet for recording Part B attendance for University Supervisors
Click the following link to access the required sign-in sheet for recording Part B attendance for Cooperating Teachers

PART C
: Effective assessment of the student teacher
(16 KAR 5:040, Section 2(5)(c) and Section 5(6)(c))

Part C is provided by each institution. The student teacher’s IHE will provide the appropriate materials for this training.

 

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