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Questions About Facilitators

Q: Is a facilitator needed?

A: All schools that register for the KET courses must provide a facilitator The facilitator will be the primary contact between the students and KET, and has responsibilities for the administration of the course.

Q: What does a facilitator do?

A: The facilitator is responsible for making sure students have the proper facilities and computer equipment for recording activity answers and/or viewing the DVDs/CD-ROMs; keeping the KET teacher regularly informed of student progress; for some courses printing out tests from the website and proctoring the taking; maintaining the integrity of quizzes and tests by monitoring students during class time; and being the primary liaison between the teacher and the students via telephone, skype, web-based message system, and mail. The extent of their responsibility varies by course.

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Q: Who can serve as a facilitator?

A: Facilitators can be classroom teachers, other school personnel such as library media specialists, counselors, and technology specialists, or community volunteers. Except in the case of a homeschool, we do not allow a parent of a student to facilitate due to needing to preserve the privacy of grades of all the students involved, and to ensure the integrity of the tests.

Q: How do I find out more about being a facilitator?

A: Registered sites wil have access to multimedia materials designed to help facilitators understand their responsibilities with regard to specific courses. Additionally, KET faculty and staff are available to answer questions and help solve any problems that arise.

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