3 Options for PGES Implementation 2014-15
* Statewide Implementation (Sometimes referred to as Full Implementation) = Districts will run dual systems. Districts must submit 2015-16 Certified Evaluation Plan in December 2014.
* Full Adoption = Districts will rewrite their CEP and PGES becomes their evaluation system. Districts must submit in May/June 2014. Districts will resubmit their CEP with any changes and add other professionals in the Spring of 2015.
* Hybrid Option = Districts will rewrite their CEP and some of PGES becomes their evaluation system. Districts must submit in May/June 2014. Districts will resubmit their CEP with any changes and add other professionals in the Spring of 2015.
CLICK HERE to access the Newly Released PGES eGuide on the KDE Website!
The PGES eGuide contains information on PGES ranging from a history of the development of PGES to details and resources that can support administrators and teachers in implementing PGES. The downloadable PDF includes live links to additional resources.
Student Voice Survey HOMEPAGE includes links to the following RESOURCES:
Student Voice Toolkit:
Student Voice Video Series:
Student Voice Survey Questions:
PGES Series: Questioning and Discussion Techniques (Component 3B of FfT)
CLICK HERE to visit KDE's Website for supporting documents in developing Student Growth Goals.
Find documents, videos, and powerpoints.
Click HERE to find the latest version of the PGES Model Certified Evaluation Plan 4.0, Released 4/11/2014
OPGES Pilot (Other PGES)
A pilot of the Other Professionals Growth and Effectiveness System (OPGES) will be implemented in the 2014-15 school year. Individuals who are tenured, not in their summative year and who have an Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) certification in one of the following roles are eligible to participate.
Additional information and resources for the 2014-15 pilot will be available in April.
PGES FAQ, Updated 3-21-2014
Summer PGES Workshop, June 26-27
Peer Observer Training Module Released
Each module segment contains video showcasing the peer observation cycle as demonstrated by Kentucky teachers. Additional footage from Kentucky classrooms and of peer observation experts in Kentucky provides a foundation in the observation process; practice sessions hone observation skills; and additional resources expand professional learning in peer observation. Journaling and reflection opportunities along with an assessment are included in each module. Once completed, the module may be referenced at a later time.
Teachers may register for the module in CIITS. In EDS, choose PD Search, online courses, then type in Peer Observer Training Module. Register for the month in which you would like to complete the module.
Alternatively, the module can be found at http://ket.pbslearningmedia.org/. Users must either complete the free registration or log-in with their PBS account. Once logged in, choose the title “Professional Learning for Peer Observers”. For assistance on enrolling and navigating through the course, download the User's Guide or watch the video tutorials on How to Enroll and Navigating the Course.
For questions regarding Peer Observation or registering, contact Christine Boatwright, Christine.firstname.lastname@example.org or (502) 564-1479.
For technical questions, contact Brett Smith, Kentucky Educational Television, email@example.com or (800) 432-0951.
CLICK HERE for the link to KDE's current and older newsletters for all areas including PGES.
To find PGES, simply scroll down. Subjects are listed in ABC order.
For older newsletters, scroll all the way to bottom of the KDE NewsStand and click on "Archived Newsletters"
PGES Documents and Resources