Kentucky: Council on Postsecondary Education

Academic Initiatives

  • Adult Learner Initiative
    The goal of the proposed Kentucky Adult Learner Initiative is to increase the educational attainment of Kentucky’s adult population to meet the state’s 2020 goals.
  • College Readiness and Developmental Education
    The Council is committed to working with colleges and universities to improve the outcomes of developmental education.
  • GEAR UP Kentucky
    Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) is a federally-funded program that encourages at-risk middle and high school students to stay in school, study hard, and take the right courses to go to college.
  • Governor’s Minority Student College Preparation Program (GMSCPP)
    The GMSCPP program increases awareness of minority students about the benefits of going to college and helps prepare them to be successful in college level work and graduate.
  • P-16 Councils
    P-16 Councils are composed of education, business and community leaders that work together to increase the success of all students, from pre-school through college and beyond.
  • Regional Stewardship Program
    The Regional Stewardship Program expands the regional impact of the state’s six comprehensive universities through service and public engagement initiatives.
  • Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) Programs
    The SREB coordinates several programs to increase the availability of academic programs to Kentucky students, including the Academic Common Market, Optometry and Veterinary Medicine Contract Spaces, and the SREB Doctoral Scholars program.
  • Teacher Quality
    The Council is committed to programs and partnerships that improve the quality of Kentucky’s teachers, from preparation to professional development.
  • Transfer
    The Council works with colleges and universities to develop tools to help students easily transfer coursework to a bachelor's degree program.



Last Updated 8/23/2010