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The 2014-16 National PTA School of Excellence Award recipients from Kansas were honored at the September State Board of Education meeting. Representatives from the following schools and Parent Teacher Associations were special guests at the meeting to receive their awards:

 

From the Shawnee Mission School District -- Comanche Elementary and Comanche Elementary PTA, Shawnee Mission East High School and Shawnee Mission East High PTA, Shawnee Mission North High School and Shawnee Mission North High PTA, Shawnee Mission South High School and Shawnee Mission South High School PTSA.

 

From the Kansas City Kansas School District -- Frances Willard Elementary and FWE PTSA

 

From the Turner School District -- Oak Grove Elementary and Oak Grove Elementary PTA

 

Board members were present to help recognize this year's nominees for the annual Kansas Teacher of the Year award during regional banquets Sept. 6 in Salina and Wichita, and Sept. 7 in Topeka and Overland Park.

 

The annual conference of the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) is Oct. 16-18 in Colorado. Kansas State Board of Education members Ken Willard and Jim McNiece serve on the NASBE Board of Directors, which will meet just prior to the conference. Mr. McNiece has been nominated for president-elect of the association.

 

Applications are currently being accepted for Kansas Commissioner of Education. The online application can be accessed at www.macnjake.com.  The deadline to apply is Oct. 15, 2014. McPherson & Jacobson L.L.C. Executive Recruitment and Development will serve as search consultants and assist the Kansas State Board of Education in identifying and screening candidates.

 

 

Board Secretary
Peggy Hill
785-296-3203
plhill@ksde.org

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Next Meeting
10/14/2014
10/15/2014

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