Alternative Education Programs

Alternative Education Programs

Published: 2/7/2024 11:20 AM


Our mission is to provide guidance and assistance to Kentucky Alternative Education programs and ensure continuous improvement in instruction, practices and curriculum to help all Kentucky students to be college and career ready.  ​


Provide support services, technical assistance and resources to ensure state regulations are implemented 

Collect and analyze data for the purpose of continuous school improvement;

Collect evidence of best practices and research-based instructional methods;

Ensure all students have equitable access to district resources and qualified teachers; and

Review the program and district’s policies and procedures to ensure a successful transition from alternative programs to transferring schools.


Guidance for Alternative Education Programs per 704 KAR 19:002

Alternative Education Programs/ILPA in Student Information System

Full Online Program Description

Related Resources

​​Student Information System - Alternative Programs and ILPA

Supporting Transient Student Credit Accumulation​​

KCSS - Kentucky Center for School Safety

Kentucky Educational Collaborative for State Agency Children (KECSAC)​

National Dropout Prevention Center Dual Credit Scholarship KDE website

Alternative Education Program Quality Indicators Rubric​​​


704 KAR 19:002 - Alternative Education Programs

KRS 160.380 - Definition of an alternative education program
703 KAR 5:240 - Accountability administrative procedures and guidelines

KRS 158.135 - Reimbursement for school services of state agency children

505 KAR 1:080 - Kentucky Educational Collaborative for State Agency Children

Leticia Porter
Office of Continuous Improvement and Support
Division of Student Success
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4772
Fax (502) 564-7820

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