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Division of Learning Services

Brad Neuenswander

Deputy Commissioner

The Division of Learning Services works collaboratively to provide leadership for continuous improvement of educational systems to ensure and enhance learning for all Kansas students.

The Division oversees the state's assessed and non-assessed curricular standards; state assessments; planning, research, data analysis and reporting requirements; educator licensure; and the review of educator training programs at all Kansas institutions of higher education. Staff also ensures compliance with all state and federal education legislation including No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and the Kansas Quality Performance Accreditation system.


DLS Vision Statement

The field sees us as ...

Partners serving to develop, lead, and support

the best learning experiences for Kansans.


DLS Mission

Empowering passionate professionals to

improve educational excellence!


Deputy Commissioner
Brad Neuenswander

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