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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.