Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communication Office
Governor Ernie Fletcher appoints new member to the Education Professional Standards Board

Press Release Date:  Tuesday, August 23, 2005  
Contact Information:  Carla Blanton
Michael Goins
Jodi Whitaker

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Governor Ernie Fletcher has appointed James G. Cibulka, Ph.D., of Nicholasville, as the newest member to the Education Professional Standards Board.

Cibulka is the dean of the University of Kentucky College of Education.  Cibulka received his bachelor of arts degree in Government from Harvard University and his Ph. D. in education administration from the University of Chicago.  He is a member of the American Educational Research Association and the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education. 

The Education Professional Standards Board consists of 17 gubernatorial appointees.  The board establishes the standards and requirements for obtaining and maintaining a teaching certificate within the commonwealth, and also sets forth the guidelines and standards for the programs that prepare individuals for becoming teachers and professional school personnel.