Posted on 2/2/14

dcps1 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (10/18/13) -The Daviess County Board of Education discussed Thursday night that their accomplishments in the past year were based on their “great expectations”.

Five schools in the district received distinguished ratings and nine schools received proficient ratings, currently making the district in the 92nd percentile of all Kentucky schools, based on the 2012-2013 school year.

Superintendent Owens Saylor gave a brief presentation on how they accomplished the high numbers, saying that the expectations of excellence reached an “incredible level”. He also thanked the “incredi-ble” instruction at each of the schools, and said that leadership really does matter when it comes down to supporting each of the needs of the students.

A new evaluation system that DCPS hopes will increase their accomplishments is being piloted in the district to increase student learning by ensuring that the most effective instructors and principals are teaching and administrating. The Professional Growth and Effectiveness System use multiple evalua-tion tactics including student growth, peer observations, teacher and principal self-reflection, and class-room observations to evaluate each teacher and principal’s effectiveness, according to the Kentucky Department of Education’s website. The system will be fully applied in the district in the 2014-2015 school year, and will be fully implemented in the 2015-2016 school year.

The next Daviess County Board of Education luncheon is scheduled for Nov.19 at 11:45 a.m.

Taylor Riley
SurfKY News your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

October 10, 2015 6616

25-Mile Car Chase on Pennyrile Ends in Two Arrests

by SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 5096

Alleged Attempt to Hide Meth in Doughnuts Results…

by SurfKY News
October 06, 2015 5050

County Passes Occupational Tax Ordinance

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
October 06, 2015 4023

Dawson Man Charged with Cultivating Marijuana,…

by SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 3421

Vehicle Overturns during Two-Car Collision

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director

Most Read This Month

September 16, 2015 13889

Mining Accident Fatality - Update

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 30, 2015 11984

Dawson Woman Dead After Princeton Factory…

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

October 12, 2015 2768

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - October 12, 2015

by SurfKY News
October 12, 2015 1646

MPD Foot Patrol Charges Man with Trafficking in…

by SurfKY News
October 12, 2015 1527

Four Injured after Vehicle Careens down…

by SurfKY News
October 12, 2015 1497

Two-Vehicle Collision Results in One Driver…

by SurfKY News
October 12, 2015 1260

Kentucky Health Co-op Closing Due to Congress…

by SurfKY News
October 12, 2015 1180

Driver Dies after Single-Vehicle Collision on…

by SurfKY News
October 11, 2015 1049

Legislator's Log - Week of Oct. 11, 2015

by SurfKY News
October 11, 2015 957

Knee Replacements: Improving the Outcomes

by KET
October 11, 2015 934

10th Annual Baja Offers Opportunity for Fun,…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News