Kentucky Teacher Careers
The Kentucky Department of Education manages state mandated programs for curriculum and instruction, for special initiatives and for school budgeting. The Education Professional Standards Board sets the requirements for teacher certification, creates the classifications for area specialization and determines what the skills assessment and content knowledge exams will be. The Department is responsible for measuring student progress for any state mandated benchmarks as well as for federal programs such as the Race to the Top and preceding that, No Child Left Behind. Those two layers of state management frame the responsibilities for the school districts, but teacher hiring and professional development is essentially a district concern.
Kentucky Teacher Salaries
The State of Kentucky has an average teachers salary of $47,875, which places it in 31st place among the states and the District of Columbia for teacher compensation.1 The capital city Lexington is located in Fayette County, where the school district in 2010-2011 is paying an educator with a bachelor's degree and five years' experience a salary of $43,090; a master's in teaching and the same amount of experience rates a salary of $46,516. With ten years' experience the baccalaureate holder earns $49,239; the teacher with a master's degree earns $52,865.
Louisville's students attend Jefferson County Public Schools, which pays $42,592 to a teacher with a baccalaureate and five years' seniority; the teacher with a master's degree and five years on the job earns $46,708.
Education and Teaching Schools
We are committed to helping you achieve your goals and complete your degree as quickly as possible.
Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.
At the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences, we prepare progressive leaders across disciplines to meet the challenge of developing and delivering health care to diverse populations. Our flexible, online programs are designed to advance the careers of health professionals in the areas of Clinical Research Administration, Health Care Quality and Regulatory Affairs.
Saint Johns University
There's still time to apply to Grand Canyon University and pursue your education. Learn more today!
A degree from CTU can connect you to what matters most: powerful professional network, faculty who are real-world professionals and innovative technology. So once you earn your degree you hit the ground sprinting. Are you in?
Mason is committed to creating a more just, free and prosperous world.
Queens University of Charlotte was founded in 1857 on a devotion to serving students, and has brought that same devotion to its online community with an innovative online learning system, personalized student support, and the same faculty that teach in the campus programs.
- Master of Arts in Educational Leadership
Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.
At Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, we take pride in offering online graduate degrees designed to complement the schedules of working adults like you.
Purdue University offers a strong foundation of tradition and history, an environment of intellectual curiosity and discovery, and a supportive, student-centered approach to learning.
Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals. Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience.