Co-Teaching Online Training

Co-Teaching is defined as two educators who "Co-Plan, Co-Instruct and Co-Assess a group of students with diverse needs in the same general education classroom."

Information on the cooperating teacher requirements (16 KAR 5:040)

As a co-teaching participant you will need to complete Parts A, B and C of the online Co-Teaching Training. These trainings are required of all cooperating teachers and must be completed to be eligible to host a teacher candidate. Co-Teaching Information is located under Field Placement and Student Teaching (under Division of Educator Preparation, Assessment and Internship) on the EPSB site.

Part A: Basic responsibilities of a cooperating teacher supervisor

Part A Co-Teaching Training is provided by the Kentucky Department of Education's Office of Educator Licensure and Effectiveness (OELE).

For directions on creating an account in iDrive Digital, please refer to KDE's Co-Teaching Training page.


After completion of Part A Training, you will need to upload your certificate. For directions on uploading your Part A Training, you must be signed into your KECS account, then click on the Help icon, and refer to the document under COOP, titled, "Coop_Teacher_-_Part_A[1].pdf"

For assistance, please contact Brandon Harrod at or Sharon Salsman at

Part B: Best practice in supporting a student teacher (Training)

Access Part B Training

Part C: Effective assessment of the student teacher (Cooperating Teacher Packet)

Part C Co-Teaching training is completed by reviewing the Cooperating Teacher (CT) Packet, which includes the Cooperating Teacher Information: Guiding the Teacher Candidate booklet and the Student Teaching Notebook

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