Dear Colleagues:


We hope you will consider submitting a proposal for the Kentucky Excellence in Educator Preparation (KEEP) Statewide Summit in May 2018.  Please distribute widely for statewide representation.


Do you have ideas for reimagining educator preparation in Kentucky?


If your answer is yes, then plan to ATTEND and/or PRESENT at the Kentucky Excellence in Educator Preparation (KEEP) Statewide Summit on May 20 and 21, 2018 held at the Marriott Louisville East. For more information, check out our website.


On behalf of the Kentucky Excellence in Educator Preparation (KEEP) leadership team, we invite you to submit a presentation or poster proposal for the inaugural KEEP Summit focused on Reimagining Educator Preparation in Kentucky.


The purpose of this two-day summit is to:

-Build awareness of High Leverage Practices in Educator Preparation Programs

-Strengthen and sustain partnerships

-Build capacity for continuous improvement

-Share strategies for enhancing clinical practice


Please complete this call for proposals and submit by January 30, 2018.  Acceptance of proposals will be sent by February 15, 2018.


We highly encourage graduate and undergraduate candidates in teacher preparation programs to submit proposals with faculty mentors.


LODGING AVAILABLE: The conference will provide two hotel rooms for each educator preparation provider in Kentucky for Sunday, May 20, 2018.  For more information on lodging, contact Laurie Henry (


Register now!


Early bird registration closes March 15, 2018 ($20)

General registration closes May 6, 2018 ($25)



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