The vision of the Principal Partnership Project (P3) and Assistant Principal Partnership Project (AP3) is to support and develop KY public school principals and assistant principals in order to better equip KY schools with effective school leaders.

Personalized support is provided, as well as quality professional learning and networking opportunities across the state.

If you are searching for engaging and inspiring professional learning that enables you to connect with colleagues, P3 and AP3 is for YOU.

Click on the image to listen to Podcast Episode 1: An invitation to P3 by KY Principals

What are participants saying about their P3 and AP3 experiences?

Learning and Networking Opportunities:

  • Principal Spotlight Series: Connect with colleagues without leaving your office. These one-hour, information sharing events provide a positive environment to listen in, ask questions, and participate in a way that is meaningful to you. View the upcoming offerings by clicking here. These sessions will be recorded.

  • *New* P3 Podcast: Listen to KY school and district leaders in their professional learning journeys. Visit the page to peruse the episode list or if you would like to share your learning experiences.

  • Initial Certified Evaluation Training: This 12-hour virtual/remote learning session is designed for all new evaluators of certified personnel. This training is mandated by 704 KAR 3:370 and is exclusively offered by KDE's Principal Partnership Project (P3) team for any school or district administrator new to the role of evaluating certified staff. EILA credit is provided. Training dates and registration information may be found by clicking here.

  • EdCamp: For Principals, By Principals. This is a yearly opportunity to connect and grow with other leaders around topics you determine to be important. View the most recent sessions grid when you visit this page.

  • Update Evaluation Training: 6-hour training for experienced evaluators of certified personnel. Specifically for 2020-2021, this training was grounded in the new standards for principals, the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL). Additional training modules around Observation and Coaching were added, as well, for your continued professional growth around certified evaluation.


Participation, including individualized coaching, is FREE.

To be a part of P3 or AP3, click on the following link:


"My involvement in P3 has allowed me to continually grow both personally and professionally. P3 allows leaders the opportunity to network with highly successful leaders and keep up to date with innovative ideas that will allow for continuous improvement in all facets of school leadership. In education, the only constant is change. P3 affords the resources to take advantage of change agents as we grow each day."

Kalem Grasham, Garrard County High School Principal, "2017 KY School Administrator of the Year"