For four year terms
FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 15, 2016) — Gov. Matt Bevin today announced two new members to the Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB). The board is comprised of 17 members, each serving four-year terms.
- Sherry Powers, of Lexington, has been appointed for a term expiring June 2020. Powers is the dean of the College of Education at Eastern Kentucky University.
- Sandra Ramsey, of Pineville, has been appointed for a term expiring June 2020. Ramsey is an 8th grade biomedical science instructor at Middlesboro Independent Schools.
EPSB consists of 14 gubernatorial appointees. The board establishes the standards and requirements for obtaining and maintaining a teaching certificate within the commonwealth, and also sets forth the guidelines and standards for the programs that prepare individuals for becoming teachers and professional school personnel.
“The work of EPSB is about public trust and ensuring that we have highly effective teachers available for every student in this commonwealth,” said Education Professional Standard Board executive director Jimmy Adams. “Each appointee brings a unique perspective on education in our state that will benefit not only students, but educators in our state from all levels, primary through post-secondary.”