Emely Sanders – Fitness Forever

This project will create opportunities for students to enjoy an enriched and quality physical education, lifelong wellness and healthy habits. The plan of action is to integrate project-based learning with physical education as a collaborative and innovative approach to the importance of a healthy lifestyle. Spark Curriculum for grades k-2 and a variety of new […]

Jill Maynard – Personalized Professional Learning

After careful consideration, my Capstone Problem of practice will be “How can I personalize professional learning for all my teachers.” To begin this project, i surveyed my teachers to determine their individual needs for their professional growth plan and /or other areas in their field. From the surveys, i am planning a beginning of the […]

Jonathan Jones & Vivan Carter – Redesigned Learning SPace

Johnathan Jones and Vivian Carter have collaborated and determined their focus will be the redesign of the STLP student technology work space. Although it is technically a storage/work area for the district technology equipment, it is also the meeting place of the high school STLP (Student Technology Leadership Program) students. To say that it is […]

Mark Gannon – Student Space

A student-led team will propose, plan, design and build a student centered space at belfry high school. administration will meet with the student leadership team (principal’s Cabinet) and one staff member (who will oversee the plan) to introduce the idea. After the initial meeting, the principal;s cabinet will be responsible for the planning, designing and […]

Mary Stiltner – Personalized Professional Learning

My project will be to design/implement an innovation strategy to disseminate/facilitate professional learning activities across our district. Because of the size and geographical challenges of our district and the desire to protect the instructional time of our students there is a need to reconsider the traditional train the trainer and stand and deliver those professional […]

Ricky Thacker – Innovative Learning Spaces

I entered my 9th year of teaching at Betsy Layne High School I was presented with an opportunity to move classrooms. Through my previous 8 years of teaching my classroom environment was similar to a 1915 classroom that had no access to technology. I had 5 rows of 5-7 desk in each row. Students were […]

Stacy Davidson – Personalized Professional Learning

My capstone project is centered around personalized professional learning for teachers. At the end of the 2014-2015 school year, all teachers completed a professional learning needs survey. The professional development plan for the district was designed based on this feedback, and all teachers have a plan specifically designed for the needs the have identified. this […]

Susan Watts & Reggie Hamilton – Student Agency/Student Leadership

for our capstone project, we plan to establish student leadership teams at Sebastian middle school and Breathitt County high school to work to improve school culture. we will collaborate with school administrations and student senate members to build this student leadership team, as we incorporate some of the Maxwell work to grow our student leaders. […]

Tony Maxwell – Creating a family friendly school

-increase our family engagement -host midterm events -host family nights to educate and build relationships -host 4 additional conference days (10-6) -tutoring center open -the Leader in me connection to families -common core training -leadership/goal notebooks -improved communications -create opportunities for social ineractions