The mission of the Kentucky Reading Project is to increase student achievement and family engagement in literacy by empowering P-5 teachers to design and implement comprehensive, research-based instruction driven by the on-going assessment of diverse learners’ needs.

Application for the 2023-2024
Kentucky Reading Project (KRP)

(One application should be completed for each individual applicant)


(If you received a RTA grant and have teachers who will be participating in the KRP4RTA, you DO NOT need to fill out this application. More information for these teachers will be forthcoming)


For Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About the Kentucky Reading Project (follow the link)


Please place a check on the space beside your first KRP site choice. All selected participants will receive their first choice unless that site is filled. If your first choice site is filled, you will be given your second choice. If both of your selected choices are filled, you will be given the opportunity to interview at alternate sites if openings still exist at these sites. Applications will be dated as they are received.(Required)

Personal Information


School Information

School Address
Principal's Name(Required)

To complete the application:

1) Each applicant will write a personal statement that includes the following:
  • Why you want to participate in KRP
  • Your professional development/graduate experiences related to literacy over the past three years
  • A brief statement about professional books you have recently read
  • How you involve the families of your students in literacy
  • Any other useful information that would qualify you as a candidate for KRP
2) Ask your principal to complete the Principal’s Statement of Assurance for KRP 2023-2024 (You can copy and paste the link and send it in an email for your principal to complete that section of the application)

Graduate Credit and Agreement

Please check if you intend to take this course for graduate credit.
By clicking the box below and typing your name and the date, you agree to actively participate in the Kentucky Reading Project and to fulfill the expectations of the project as described in the KRP handbook. This agreement includes a commitment to attend all sessions of the summer institute and the follow-up sessions, including the Share Fair.
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A KRP director will notify applicants relative to the outcome of their applications. Thank you for your interest in the Kentucky Reading Project. We look forward to receiving your application.