Special DAC Email for November 6, 2020

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Special DAC Email


November 6, 2020

The following media release concerning the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) holding a virtual special meeting Nov. 6 may be of interest to District Assessment Coordinators (DACs). 

Kentucky Board of Education to hold virtual special meeting on Nov. 6 

(FRANKFORT, KY) – The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) will hold a special meeting via video teleconference at 11 a.m. ET on Nov. 6. 

Pursuant to Executive Order 2020-243 and a memorandum issued by the Finance and Administration Cabinet dated March 16, and in an effort to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Kentucky Board of Education will meet utilizing video teleconference. Members of the public will not be permitted to attend the meeting in person, but are encouraged to view the meeting on the Kentucky Department of Education's Media Portal. 

The KBE has statutory authority to manage all common or public schools in the Commonwealth and all programs operated in such schools. It prescribes regulations, courses of study and curriculums, as necessary, for the efficient management and operation of the Commonwealth’s public schools.  

A full agenda is below. 

Kentucky Board of Education  Special Video Teleconference Meeting – Nov. 6, 2020, 11 a.m. ET Kentucky Department of Education 

  • Call to Order 
  • Roll Call 
  • Welcome and Introductory Remarks – KBE Chair Lu Young and KDE Commissioner and Chief Learner Jason E. Glass, Ed.D.  
  • Discussion on Amendment of 703 KAR 5:270, Kentucky's Accountability System – KDE Associate Commissioner Rhonda Sims, KDE Division Directors Jennifer Stafford and Kevin Hill, and Center for Assessment Senior Associate Brian Gong 
  • Review and Development of the Kentucky Board of Education Vision and Mission – KDE Commissioner and Chief Learner Jason E. Glass, Ed.D. and KDE Chief Performance Officer Karen Dodd 
  • Adjournment 

People with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations by 4 p.m. ET on Nov. 5 by emailing Joette Fields or calling her at (502) 564-3141, ext. 4802. 


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