The event will begin at 10:00 a.m. ET and features Jessamine County Superintendent Lu Young, Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday, ACT Education Division Interim President Jon Erickson, Council on Postsecondary Education President Robert King, State Representative Carl Rollins and State Senator Ken Winters.
Data to be released include information about graduating seniors meeting ACT benchmarks and results of the 2011 ACT administration to those students.
On August 17, the Kentucky Department of Education also will release data from the 2011 administration of the ACT to the state’s public school juniors.
The public is welcome to attend and the event will be webcast live. You can access it by clicking here.
ACT Press Event
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 | 10:00 to 11:00 am
Jessamine Career and Technology Center | Nicholasville, KY
10:00 to 10:10 am Welcome, Introductions, Context Setting
Lu Young, Superintendent, Jessamine County Schools
10:10 to 10:30 am The 2011 ACT Condition Report
Jon Erickson, Interim President, Education Division, ACT
10:30 to 10:45 am The Kentucky Agenda
Terry Holliday, Commissioner of Education, Kentucky
10:45 to 10:55 am Reactions from Kentucky State Leaders
- Robert King, President, Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
- Representative Carl Rollins, Co-Chair of the Kentucky General Assembly’s Interim Joint Committee on Education
- Senator Ken Winters, Co-Chair of the Kentucky General Assembly’s Interim Joint Committee on Education
SOURCE: KDE Press release and Commissioner's Fast Five