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ChangeMakers continuing education option runs July - May

EPSB Rank Change

Successful completers work with the UK College of Education to apply for EPSB rank change

10 Modules

Program consists of six core deeper learning bodules and four action research modules.

Program Overview

The University of Kentucky Center for Next Generation Leadership is pleased to announce our next steps towards enhancing deeper, more personalized learning across the state.

We are seeking teacher leaders as participants in our new Continuing Education Option (CEO) rank change pathway that combines the best of job-embedded, high-quality professional learning with the expertise of research-based Next Generation practices. 

The ChangeMakers Program reinvogorated my teaching passion and encouraged me to push the boundries of my instruction. - Maegan Tepe, ChangeMakers Cohort 3

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The UK Next Generation ChangeMakers is designed to support participants and teams as they experience, reflect, and grow professionally over the course of a great year of teaching and leading. 

OVEC district teachers, please click here!

*some districts may have specific arrangements with UK Next Gen regarding participation discounts to total program cost. Rank change is achieved after full completion of the program including a defense of learning.

Join Cohort #4!

Cohort 4 will begin in June 2024 In just one year, you can achieve rank change with a personalized support system for just $6,000.*

Watch an informational seminar video here, or go ahead and apply using the link below!

Just want updates for now? Fill out the form here to be notified about live webinars.


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2023-2024 Dates

June 25, 2023 - Cohort 3 Kickoff Event (In Person)

June 2023 - June 2024 - Course Duration

June 14 - Cohort 3 Defense Celebration (In Person)

TBD 2024 - Cohort 3 Culmination Celebration (TBD)


Karen Cash shares her perspective on the ChangeMakers program
"there was no busy work... no hoops to jump thorugh. Everything we were doing really hadurpose in making me the best teacher that I could be for my students" - Anna Predmore, Changemakers cohort 3