WKU Vanguard Project
Partnership among Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green Independent School District, Daviess County School District, Owensboro Independent School District, and Warren County School District
GOAL: Transform the system of education in Kentucky to a level whereby schools/students will perform at levels comparable to those of schools in top performing countries in the world.
- Recruit high-performing students into teacher education programs;
- Increase standards for individuals seeking admission to and exiting teacher education programs;
- Increase expectations of teacher candidates relative to mastery of subject matter;
- Provide clinical experiences to ensure prospective teachers master the craft of teaching;
- Enhance support for new teachers entering the profession; and
- Restructure/align districts/schools with the project guidelines.
WKU Vanguard Prospectus (pdf)
WKU Vanguard Presentation (pptx)
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