Professional Growth: “Any Good Teacher Wants Feedback”

2/23/15 10:00 PM

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Students succeed when teachers can make learning both engaging and inspiring. Learn how the statewide Professional Growth and Effectiveness System (PGES) is helping Kentucky educators transform their classrooms through reflection and feedback from students and peers in this episode of “Education Matters.”

The episode, a 2014 KET production, includes a video segment featuring faculty, administrators, and students at South Marshall Middle School in Benton and Ockerman Elementary in Boone County talking about their experiences piloting PGES.

Panelists for the program include:

  • Dr. Amanda Ellis, division director, Next Generation Professionals, Kentucky Department of Education
  • Brad Clark, lead gifted teacher, Simpson Elementary School, Woodford County and trainer, Hope Street Group and Advance Kentucky
  • Brad Darnall, mathematics teacher, South Marshall Middle School, Marshall County
  • Stephanie Winkler, president, Kentucky Education Association and science teacher, Madison County Schools

amgrad3KET’s education coverage is part of American Graduate: Let’s Make it Happen, a public media initiative made possible by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.