TOPEKA – Representatives from Kansas school districts, nonprofits, faith-based organizations and local government entities from communities are invited to attend the Northeast Kansas Summer Meals Summit, hosted by Kansas Appleseed, the Kansas State Department of Education and the Kansas Health Foundation on Wednesday, October 7 in Lawrence.
TOPEKA, KS – In an effort to address community needs statewide, the Kansas Volunteer Commission has opened the 2016-2017 application process for potential AmeriCorps Kansas programs.
TOPEKA – The United State Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service has awarded Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) two grants totaling nearly $500,000 to support the work of school nutrition professionals in preparing healthy meals for students.
Earlier this year, Kansas Commissioner of Education Dr. Randy Watson and Deputy Commissioner Brad Neuenswander held community conversations across the state to find out from the citizens of Kansas what they want from their education system.
TOPEKA—Sept. 12, 2015—Nona Mason, a kindergarten teacher at West Elementary School in Goodland (Goodland USD 352), and Justin Coffey, a high school mathematics teacher at Dodge City High School (Dodge City USD 443), were named Region 1 finalists for the 2016 Kansas Teacher of the Year award during a ceremony held today in Salina.