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Classified Staff Academy

Boone County School District

Classified Professional Academy


Staff Support Training Program Overview


After initial Frontline training, surveys were taken to find out what types of training our staff support were interested in pursuing. From this information the initiative of a comprehensive program of training for classified professionals has been implemented.  The program is designed to help individuals successfully expand their knowledge and skills as professional staff support.  The goal of the Classified Professional Academy is to provide an avenue for training and activities to address common needs, specifically those related to professional office staff support roles and responsibilities.


The Classified Professional Academy is a recognition program to encourage professional growth and renewal through courses offered through Boone County Schools.


Course Offerings: 

  1. Academy Courses. (To sign-up for a course go to the Boone County Schools website, click on FOR THE COMMUNITY then COMMUNITY EDUCATION, click on ON-LINE CLASS LISTING and choose the course you would like to take.)
  2. District Technology Training Courses.
  3. SafeSchools On-Line Training Course Library. (be sure to check the list of qualifying courses located on the district website under “For Staff” then click on “Classified Professional Academy “)
  4. Other approved courses as they become available.


Fall and spring class sessions will be offered yearly and are limited to 6 hours a session.  If you have any questions when registering for academy courses please call Brandy Kahrs at 282-3314.


Courses must be taken during employees contracted work hours.


Academy Certification Levels:   Hours are carried over from year to year.


            Academy Level   I:    Completion of 6 (cumulative) training hours.

            Academy Level II:    Completion of 12 (cumulative) training hours.

            Academy Level III:    Completion of 18 (cumulative) training hours.

            Academy Level IV:    Completion of 24 (cumulative) training hours.

            Academy Level V:    Completion of 30 (cumulative) training hours.  Requires 4 hours training

credit to be earned per year to maintain Level V certification.


How to receive credit for the Academy Courses:


Class credit will be accumulated for each participating employee by the class sign-in sheets upon completion of courses.  If the employee completes a qualifying SafeSchools course, simply email Christen Morgan, at Christen.morgan@boone.kyschools.us after completion of your course.  



Professional Academy employee participant’s levels will be calculated in the month of May.  Academy Level Certificates will be presented to employees and recognized at their school or department faculty recognition meeting.

Contact Us
Boone County Schools8330 US Highway 42
Florence, KY 41042
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Phone: 859.283.1003
Fax: 859.282.2376