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EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM:

WKU WEATHER ALERT:

Due to the impending winter weather, WKU Owensboro will close at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday.

Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert.

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WKU Vanguard Project 

Partnership among Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green Independent School District, Daviess County School District, Owensboro Independent School District, and Warren County School District

GOAL: Transform the system of education in Kentucky to a level whereby schools/students will perform at levels comparable to those of schools in top performing countries in the world.

OBJECTIVES: 

  1. Recruit high-performing students into teacher education programs;
  2. Increase standards for individuals seeking admission to and exiting teacher education programs;
  3. Increase expectations of teacher candidates relative to mastery of subject matter;
  4. Provide clinical experiences to ensure prospective teachers master the craft of teaching;
  5. Enhance support for new teachers entering the profession; and
  6. Restructure/align districts/schools with the project guidelines.

Vanguard Project - Guidance for Applicants (pdf)

WKU Vanguard Project Meeting, 4/3/2014 -Proposal Criteria (pdf)

WKU Vanguard Prospectus (pdf)

WKU Vanguard Presentation (pptx)

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