TOPEKA – In a special ceremony this morning at the state capitol building, Governor Sam Brownback signed a proclamation declaring March 2-6, 2015 Kansas School Breakfast Week.
TOPEKA – Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) Interim Education Commissioner Brad Neuenswander kicked off the board meeting with a report on the Kansas Children, Kansas’ Future community conversations being held throughout the state.
TOPEKA – The Kansas State Department of Education today launched Join the Conversation!, an online tool available at http://standards.ksde.org that provides Kansas citizens the opportunity to study and submit feedback on the state’s current English language arts and mathematics academic standards.
Washington DC –In a special ceremony held in Washington, DC last week, Kansas State University Football Coach Bill Snyder was awarded the 2015 Excellence in Mentoring Award by MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership in recognition of his longstanding commitment to meeting the mentoring needs of young people in Kansas.
TOPEKA – Third-grade teacher Amy Stanislowski was named a Milken Educator (ME) today by the Milken Family Foundation in a surprise ceremony at Dodge Literacy Magnet Elementary School in Wichita Unified School District 259. As a Milken Educator, Stanislowski will receive an unrestricted cash award of $25,000.