700 KAR 1:020.
State Adult Literacy Program plan.
RELATES TO: KRS
AUTHORITY: KRS 158.790, 158.795
FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: The Education and Humanities Cabinet is authorized by
KRS 158.795 to administer a statewide adult literacy program. The following
rules and administrative regulations are necessary for the Education and
Humanities Cabinet and the Governor's Commission on Literacy to exercise its
duties. The Governor's Commission on Literacy is authorized to formulate a statewide
strategy and program plan for adult literacy by KRS 158.790. It is further
authorized to review and evaluate literacy programs and report findings and
recommendations to the Governor, the Legislative Research Commission, and
appropriate cabinet and department heads. The function of this administrative
regulation is to assist in the evaluation of existing resources and to set
planning goals and guidelines which will provide for optional utilization of
all resources directed toward adult literacy programs.
Purpose. The purpose of this administrative regulation is to establish the
process by which the state adult literacy program plan is prepared, amended and
revised. The state adult literacy program plan should serve as a major policy
document which provides a coordinated approach for identifying statewide
literacy program needs and addressing major adult literacy issues, and,
insuring the provision of adult literacy services for each county of the
Definitions. (1) "Commission" means the Governor's Commission on
Literacy established pursuant to KRS 158.790, which for administrative purposes
is attached to the Education and Humanities Cabinet.
"Cabinet" means the Education and Humanities Cabinet acting as the
body administering a statewide adult literacy program pursuant to KRS 158.795.
adult literacy program plan" means the document duly adopted by the
Governor's Commission on Literacy and approved by the Secretary of the
Education and Humanities Cabinet and the Governor.
Section 3. State
Adult Literacy Program Plan Development. (1) The commission shall determine the
statewide adult literacy program needs of the Commonwealth after providing
reasonable opportunity for the submission of written recommendations from
appropriate state agencies which provide such services and other agencies as
designated by the Governor for the purpose of making such recommendations.
commission shall prepare, review at least biennially and revise as necessary a
preliminary state adult literacy plan for the provision and coordination of
adult literacy services.
commission shall invite appropriate state agencies to review the preliminary
plan and shall receive comments in writing.
commission shall give written consideration to all comments received and
specify what changes are being made in the plan in response to comment, and, if
changes are not being made, specify the reasons for not changing the plan. A
copy of the statements shall be available for public review and provided to
those agencies which submitted comments on the plan.
commission shall submit the preliminary state adult literacy program plan to
the Secretary of the Cabinet for Education and Humanities.
(6) After approval
of the state adult literacy program plan by the secretary, the secretary shall
submit the proposal plan to the Governor for approval or disapproval. (12 Ky.R.
1196; eff. 2-4-86.)