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The following sub-menu can be used to navigate within the CSAS Team web pages.

Welcome to the Elementary Education Page

Welcome to the Kansas Department of Education's Elementary Education Webpage. On this page you can easily navigate to your grade level standards by clicking on the link below. Vertical alignment documents are also available below as well as other resources which are located on the bottom right of this page.


  • Phonemic Awareness, Phonics and the Science of Reading professional development will be held at Southwest Plains, Greenbush Lawrence and Greenbush Girard. If you would like to sign up for this professional development, please contact the service center or you can email me for more information. 
  • NEW - Poverty and Trauma resources for your schools! The link is on the right side of the screen below contact information. 
  • Math teachers - Parent Guides are now available in Spanish for grades K - 5! Click here for this resource. 


Grade Level Links 


Vertical Alignment Documents 

History, Government, Social Studies K - 6 
English Language Arts 

Elementary K - 6

Elementary Program Consultant 
Cindy Hadicke
(785) 296-2749

Deputy Commissioner
Division of Learning Services
Brad Neuenswander
(785) 296-2303

Career, Standards and Assessment

Scott Smith
(785) 296-3142

Assistant Director
Career and Technical Education

Stacy Smith
(785) 296-0979

Assistant Director

Branden Johnson
(785) 296-2078

Assistant Director
Beth Fultz
(785) 296-2325

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