Kansas State Department of Education

KSDE FaceBook link KSDE Twitter link Contact KSDE


Division of Learning Services


Learning Services Contacts

Deputy Commissioner
Dr. Ben Proctor
(785) 296-2303

Questions about this page contact:

Senior Administrative Specialist
Pat Bone
(785) 296-2303


The Division of Learning Services (DLS) assists the State Board of Education in leading the world in the success of each student.

Division staff oversee all federal and statewide education and services in the areas of: 

  • Teacher Licensure
  • Federal Title Programs
  • Special Education
  • Career and Technical Education
  • School Accreditation
  • Curriculum Standards
  • Assessments

In addition, the division oversees research, data analysis and reporting requirements.  Staff all ensure compliance with all state and federal education legislation including the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Kansas Education Systems Accreditation (KESA).



HQIM Data Collection FAQ (Google document)

Next Curriculum Leaders Meeting - Fall 2024


Copyright 2024 by Kansas State Department of Education | 900 SW Jackson St. | Topeka, KS 66612 Privacy Statement  |  Terms Of Use  |  System Maintenance Notices  |  Open Records (PDF)

The Kansas State Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. (more information...)

To accommodate people with disabilities, on request, auxiliary aides and services will be provided and reasonable modifications to policies and programs will be made. To request accommodations or for more information please contact the Office of General Counsel at gc@ksde.org or by 785-296-3201.