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SEED Coordinator - Improving Teaching and Leading through National Board Certification

The Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB), through its work with the Improving Teaching and Leading through National Board Certification, seeks a qualified candidate for a position as coordinator of Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) grant activities for the next 2 years.  The SEED grant, awarded by the U.S. Dept. of Education, is intended to advance strategies that will expand the pool of highly effective National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs) serving in high-need schools.  Another goal is to strengthen the policies and structures that support teachers in the pursuit of National Board certification and encourage NBCTs to serve as instructional leaders.

Duties and Responsibilities 

Under the general direction of EPSB, Kentucky Education Association (KEA), and the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), coordinate with key education stakeholders to identify and increase the number of National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs) serving in high-need schools and the number of NBCTs serving in instructional leadership roles in high-need schools in Kentucky.

Collaborate with partners, such as the KDE, KEA, Kentucky NBCT Network, districts/schools, and institutions of higher education, to implement SEED grant goal activities to ensure deliverables are monitored and met.

Plan, develop, oversee and implement SEED strategies and materials to support partners, NBCT candidates, and NBCT leaders.

Develop resources and communication materials to support NBCT candidates and NBCT leaders.

Implement SEED project goals as identified by the EPSB and grant partners.
Serve as liaison to colleges, universities, professional organizations and other agencies and partners.

Serve as a resource for information pertaining to the Improving Teaching and Leading through National Board Certification grant.

Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications and Experience

A graduate of a college or university with a degree in education or a related field with three years of professional experience.

Preferred experience:  National Board Certification; Knowledge of/experience with the KY Core Academic Standards; knowledge of/experience with the Professional Growth and Effectiveness System; curriculum experience; use of data; school or district leadership experience; knowledge of/experience with managing grants.


Qualified applicants should submit a coverletter, resume and three (3) letters of reference by May 30 to:

Donna Brockman, PLA Division Director
Education Professional Standards Board
100 Airport Road, 3rd Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601