institute a governance system that has the authority and legitimacy to develop coherent and powerful policies and is capable of implementing them at scale.
Which groups will be involved in the development of the KY Rising strategic plan? Governor’s Early Childhood Advisory Council, K-12, community colleges and public/private universities, Education Professional Standards Board, KY Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development, Labor Cabinet, Workforce Cabinet, Unbridled Learning Guiding Coalition, National Governors Association Career Pathways planning team, other stakeholder groups (state, national, and international) based on involvement and leadership with the 9 components.
What is the timeline? Completion of a needs assessment and gap analysis by March, 2015 and development of the state plan by August, 2015. Following development of the state strategic plan, agencies and departments will develop specific plans to implement the key strategies from KY Rising that are relevant to their agency or department.
How will this be funded? Planning funds will be provided through foundation funds. Once KY Rising plan is established, implementation funds will be sought through a number of federal grant opportunities, foundation grants and state funds.