Kansas State Department of Education
search_arrow
 
Search




FaceBook Twitter Contact KSDE

Kansas Exemplary Educators Network (KEEN)

The Kansas State Department of Education has developed a network comprised of individuals from the Kansas Teacher of the Year, Milken Family Foundation  Educator Awards Program, Presidential Awards for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching, Kansas Horizon Awards Program, and Nationally Board Certified Teachers, called Kansas Exemplary Educators Network (KEEN). 

The KEEN’s mission is to build and utilize a network of exemplary educators who are leaders in the improvement of schools, student performance, and the teaching/education profession. 

Annually members of KEEN are invited to professional development opportunities, which address various pertinent education issues. KEEN members also serve on various advisory and selection committees for the Kansas State Department of Education.

 

Upcoming Events

2015 KEEN State Education Conference

You are invited to attend the Kansas Exemplary Educators Network (KEEN) State Education Conference on Feb. 19-20, 2015. The conference will be held at the Capitol Plaza Hotel & Convention Center-Maner Conference Center, located on the Kansas Expocentre grounds at 1717 SW Topeka Boulevard in Topeka.

“The Heart of the Matter” has been chosen as the conference theme for this year. The conference sessions, both general sessions and share sessions, will address the state’s initiatives to improve academic achievement, increase the quality of instruction for all students, and examine the practices of highly effective instructors.  A student who feels engaged in the classroom is more likely to succeed. And that is the heart of the matter.

REGISTER HERE

 

Past KEEN State Education Conference Materials:

 

 

        
Communications & Recognition Programs Director
Denise Kahler
785-296-4876

dkahler@ksde.org

Questions about this page contact:
Tamla Miller
785-296-4950
tmiller@ksde.org

Copyright 2014 by Kansas State Department of Education | 900 SW Jackson St. | Topeka, KS 66612 Privacy Statement  |  Terms Of Use  |  System Maintenance Notices  |  Open Records
The Kansas State Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. (more information...)