TELL Kentucky

Teaching, Empowering,
Leading and Learning

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A special 'THANKS!' to the more than 44,900 Kentucky educators (89%) who took the time to complete the 2015 TELL Kentucky Survey! Your voice will now be shared as state, district, and school-level results and be a part of school improvement plans.

May 13-June 3 SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: District leaders should now have access to embargoed results. Commissioner Holliday sent an email on May 12th which contained the appropriate information for access to results. Local superintendents are responsible for sharing with school principals the access information. The  TELL Kentucky web results for schools, districts and the state will officially be public after June 3rd State Board of Education meeting. School. 

Webinar: On Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 4:15pm EST the New Teacher Center provided a post-survey webinar for school, district, and state education leaders. This interactive meeting guided participants through the TELL survey results, data "Do’s and Don’ts" and familiarize webinar participants with the website, tools, and other resources. Please click here to view the recording.


The TELL Kentucky Survey provides educators with data, tools and direct support to facilitate school improvement. Watch a brief video about the TELL Kentucky Initiative by clicking on the picture below.

A host of stakeholder groups representing teachers, superintendents, community and business (known as the TELL Kentucky Partners) collaboratively work with the New Teacher Center (NTSC) to conduct the TELL survey since 2011. Please visit the various tabs on this website to read about the TELL Kentucky Initiative.

NTC is a nonpartisan group with a mission to support the development of an effective, dedicated and inspired teaching force. NTC also has vast experience conducting similar surveys across the country. For more information about NTC’s work across the country with TELL surveys, please click here.