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 (iDrive Digital Quiz)

Part A Co-Teaching Training is now provided by the Kentucky Department of Education's Office of Educator Licensure and Effectiveness (OELE) through iDrive Digital. NOTE: If you have already completed Part A in Edmodo (prior to July 1, 2019), you do not need to take the iDrive Digitial Quiz.

Accessing Part A Training (iDrive Digital)

For assistance, please contact Brandon Harrod at brandon.harrod@education.ky.gov or Sharon Salsman at sharon.salsman@education.ky.gov

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

For instructions regarding Part B Co-Teaching Training, please contact Jeanie Robertson at jrobertson@murraystate.edu

Part C: Effective assessment of the student teacher (Murray State Cooperating Teacher Handbook)

You will need to complete Part C Co-Teaching training by reviewing Murray State's Cooperating Teacher (CT) Packet, which includes the Student Teaching Handbook: Guiding the Teacher Candidate.

  • If you are assigned a Fall semester student teacher your Cooperating Teacher Packet will be mailed to you by the end of July.

  • If you are assigned a Spring semester student teacher your Cooperating Teacher Packet will be mailed to you by the end of December.

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