November 2006 ::

November 07, 2006

Council Awards Funds to Improve Teacher Quality

The Council on Postsecondary Education approved over $1 million in grant funding for postsecondary institutions to offer professional development for P-12 teachers and administrators. The Improving Educator Quality state grant program will fund eight projects serving more than 250 teachers in 55 Kentucky counties over 18 months beginning January 2007.

World Language Projects: - Spanish Immersion, Mentoring and Exchange, Murray State University ($125,000) - Certifying World Language Teachers for Kentucky, Northern Kentucky University ($150,000) - Developing and Assessing World Language Competence in Kentucky Schools, University of Kentucky ($115,000)