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Ambassador Program

We are looking for our next group of GoTeachKY Ambassadors. Apply at bit.ly/GTKYAmbApp

The GoTeachKY team is seeking in-service teachers to help recruit the next generation of Kentucky educators and ensure that all students across the Commonwealth have equitable access to effective educators. 

These ambassadors have three goals:

  • Communicate with and inspire students in high school and college to consider teaching as a career.
  • Communicate with potential and current teachers to positively capture the rewards and opportunities associated with a career in teaching.
  • Support and promote the central focus areas, programs, and organizations of GoTeachKY, such as Educators Rising and the Teaching and Learning Career Pathway.

Eligibility Requirements​: 

To be eligible for the GoTeachKY Ambassador program, participants shall:

  • Hold a valid Kentucky teaching certificate in good standing with Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB)
  • Hold a teaching position in a Kentucky public school (and anticipate being employed in this role during the next school year) 
  • Have at least four years of experience as a teacher, principal or other certified school staff member, up to and including the current school year 
  • Have daily meaningful interaction with students and educators in his/her school role 
  • Be proficient in using social media platforms 
  • Have strong written and oral communication skills 

Additional Considerations:

Desirable applicants also have one or more of the following:

  • A history of demonstrable and meaningful impact on student outcomes and school success (e.g. National Board Certification, Teacher of the Year, AP exam pass rates, etc.) 
  • A record of leadership in school and community settings
  • Experience with outreach activities and/or project management skills 
  • Support from school, community and other educational leaders
  • Five or more years in the current district in which you work

Are you ready to apply? Visit bit.ly/GTKYAmbApp to get started today!

Learn about the inaugural class of GoTeachKY Ambassadors here.

For more information, please contact Justin Edwards at the Kentucky Department of Education.