Professional Practices Training

Last Updated: 7/24/2019 1:33 PM
Electronic PPR
(Professional Practices Rubric)
The electronic PPR is how educators in Kenton County collaborate to improve instructional practices in the classroom.  The electronic PPR includes the evaluation process for teachers.

Video Training Scenarios 
(for the Professional Practices)


The following observation forms are completed with information collected from one 5-minute clip of classroom instruction.  They are only examples (training documents) of notes which could be taken from observing such instruction.  Kenton County guidelines require a formal observation to be at least 20 minutes in length.  Each example observation document contains a link to the corresponding video.
Links to: 
Agenda Opening Day PPR Training
Teacher Evaluation Observation Freedom Writers.doc
Teacher Evaluation Observation Punctuation.doc
Teacher Evaluation Observation Whole Brain Math.doc




Demonstration Conferencing Scenarios 
(Observers conferencing with Observe-es)

Introduction – Superintendent Tim Hanner discusses the scenario-based training video clips demonstrating teacher/principal interaction within the PPR evaluation process.

Clip #1 –This scenario video demonstrates a live Professional Practices Growth Plan (PPGP) review with a teacher at the beginning of a non-evaluation year.

Clip #2 – This scenario video demonstrates a live simulative review conference with a teacher in an evaluation year.

Clip #3 – This scenario video demonstrates a live mid-year Professional Practices Growth Plan review initiated by the teacher who has completed an objective.

Clip #4– This scenario video demonstrates a live simulative review conference between a principal and her evaluator using the Kenton County Schools Leadership Rubric. 





Classroom Coaching Scenarios 
(Simulated Classroom Visits)

Desk Slammer & Group Problem Solving – Watch two different classroom visits and brainstorm coaching tips.  (Blank document and links to videos included).  Key (List of coaching tips for these videos)





Student Feedback

Watch several Kenton County students comment on three questions related to good instruction:



  • How are student leaders engaged in identifying quality instruction?
  • How did students' vision of quality instruction compare to the professional practices rubric?
  • What is the significance of student input in identifying quality instruction?



* All documents for the evaluation process in Kenton County are available in the "Documents and Resources" section of MYPDC