Submit a Best Practice

Here you can complete the application for your promising best practice. This will be reviewed by a panel of subject matter experts. You will be notified of the results by email within two weeks. Accepted best practices will then be added to the website for all districts to utilize.

Title of Practice


Contact Information

First Name of the Submitter *
Last Name of the Submitter *
Position of the Submitter *
Email of the Submitter *
Phone Number of the Submitter *

Select District or Co-operative *


Co-Operative * 

District  *           

School *            

Implementation Date *

Submission Date           

School Level/Grade (check all that apply)

Preschool 2nd Grade 5th Grade 8th Grade 11th Grade
Kindergarten 3rd Grade 6th Grade 9th Grade 12th Grade
1st Grade 4th Grade 7th Grade 10th Grade Alternative Program

How many students did this Best Practice impact? Select one and enter approximate student count.*


Student Count *

This Best Practice is: *

 District action research based
 Postsecondary institution research based
 Kentucky Department of Education action research based
 Teacher action research based
 Vendor sponsored research based

Identify and select the standard that relates to the purpose and direction as stated in the Kentucky AdvancED Standards.*

 Standard 1: Purpose and Direction
 Standard 2: Governance and Leadership
 Standard 3: Teaching and Assessing for Learning
Note: Required *
Communication with Students
Content Area
Note: Required *
Arts and Humanities
English Language Arts
Practical Living Career Studies
Social Studies
World Language
Demonstrating Flexibility and Responsiveness
Engaging Students in Learning
Using Assessment in Instruction
Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques
 Standard 4: Resources and Support Systems
Note: Required *
Food Service
Human Resources
Risk Management
 Standard 5: Using Results for Continuous Improvement

Describe the situation before the practice was developed. Note reasons why improvements were needed.

Approach - Describe how the practice aligns to the organization’s goals, and how it aligns with students, parents, staff and the community.

Deployment - Describe the process used to develop the solution which became the Best Practice (or promising approach) and describe the implementation process.

Learning - Describe the tangible results achieved, including trends for summative (outcome) and formative (leading) indicators, and the comparative data used to suggest that this is a Best Practice or promising approach.

Integration - Lessons learned and future plans to sustain this best practice.

List any training materials/resources that could be shared with other schools and a description of how the materials/resources are being used.

Attachments - Please attach files that are relevant to this Best Practice.

* My Superintendent/Principal/Supervisor is aware of and approved the submission of this 'Best Practice'.
* YES, I understand that if approved this Best Practice submission will be posted for use by schools and districts.