Kentucky Excellence in Educator Preparation (KEEP)

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Proposal Timeline
Teaching Hands

January 30: Proposals due

February 20: Notice of Acceptance

March 15: Registration of presenters due

May 20-21: Statewide Summit

Event Registration
Class Teaching

Registration Deadlines:

March 22nd: Early bird registration - ($20.00)

May 6th: Registration - ($25.00)


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Marriott East

1903 Embassy Square Blvd
Louisville Kentucky 40299
Phone: 502-491-1184

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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 (

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Keynote Speaker

Lynn GangoneDr. Lynn Gangone is a seasoned higher education leader with both campus- and association-based senior leadership experience. Prior to her appointment as president and CEO of AACTE, she served as vice president at the American Council on Education (ACE), where she and her team guided ACE's suite of programs, products, and services for current and future higher education leaders. She consults, writes, and speaks on higher education leadership, advancement of underrepresented men and women, strategic planning, and change management.

She served as dean of Colorado Women's College, University of Denver, one of 12 deans and 7 vice chancellors within a private doctoral/research university dedicated to the public good. Gangone's faculty appointment was at the clinical professor rank at the University's Morgridge College of Education. Prior, she was a visiting professor of higher education at the George Washington University Graduate School of Education and Human Development (DC). As vice president of the Maryland Independent College and University Association, she led the association's academic policy and related lobbying work, with specific oversight of teacher education and accreditation in the independent college sector. She has also served as executive director of the National Association for Women in Education, and as vice president of development, as well as vice president/dean of students, at Centenary University (NJ). As a faculty member, campus senior administrator, association executive, and lobbyist and policy analyst, Gangone brings a unique perspective to her work. Read More . . .

Tentative Agenda

Sunday, May 20
3:00-4:00 Registration
4:00-5:45 Opening Keynote and AACTE Clinical Practice Commissioners
5:45-7:00 Poster Session and Reception

Monday, May 21
8:00 Registration Opens
8:00-9:00 Networking Breakfast
9:00-10:00 General Session 1
10:15-11:05 Breakout Sessions
11:15-12:30 Symposia
12:30-1:30 Keynote & Lunch
1:40-2:30 Breakout Sessions
2:40-3:30 General Session 2
3:30-4:00 Reflections & Evaluation