Kentucky: Council on Postsecondary Education

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors
Total = $720,000

In November 2011, Kentucky, as well as eight other states also implementing Common Core Standards, was awarded a three-year grant from the Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors to complete the following activities:

  • Hire a coordinator who will oversee the Assessment Academies, convening partners, and ensuring this work is aligned with other P-20 statewide initiatives.
  • Develop a Request for Proposals for hiring an external evaluator to determine the effectiveness of Academy continuous assessment models and professional development offerings, as well as the extent to which the PD provided influenced schools’ formative and summative assessment processes.
  • Develop a communications plan to build a central Web presence (possibly as part of the Common Core Standards site at
  • Report state activities related to Common Core Standards to Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors.


Last Updated 11/2/2012