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KSDE Accreditation Advisory Council

Council Bylaws (pdf) 

Purpose of Accreditation Advisory Council

  • Reviews and provides input to KSDE staff concerning K-12 Accreditation documents and procedures.
  • Advises KSDE staff of field needs, concerns and issues.
  • Act as K-12 Accreditation advocates in the field and as liaisons to other groups.
  • Provides advice and counsel to the State Board of Education on issues of policy, such as regulations, corrective action plans, sanctions, levels of accreditation, etc.


Cindi Barta, Co-chair (Bonner Springs-Edwardsville USD 204) - email
Council position: certified staff - high school

Mandy Rohr, Co-chair (Derby USD 260) - email
Council position: middle school administrators

List of Members
Members click here to RSVP for meetings.

Monday, June 5
WSU Metroplex
5015 East 29th St. N.
Wichita KS 67220

Hotel Info:
Courtyard Wichita East
2975 N Webb Rd, Wichita KS 67226
(316) 636-4600

2017-2018 MEETING DATES:
(Mondays. 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.)
October 2, 2017
December 4, 2017
February 5, 2018
April 2, 2018
June 4, 2018 if necessary


DEFINITION: Successful Kansas High School Graduate

A SUCCESSFUL KANSAS HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE has the  academic preparation, cognitive preparation, technical skills, employability skills, and civic engagement to be successful in postsecondary education, in the attainment of an industry recognized certification, or in the workforce without the need for remediation.”
Adopted by the Kansas State Board of Education, January 2016

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