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Division of Learning Services

 

Dr. Ben Proctor

Dr. Ben Proctor
Deputy Commissioner

 

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
  • Career and Technical Education
  • School Accreditation

In addition, the division oversees the state's assessed and nonassessed curriculum standards, the state assessments; and 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).

Learning Services Contacts

Deputy Commissioner
Dr. Ben Proctor
(785) 296-2303
bproctor@ksde.org

Questions about this page contact:

Senior Administrative Specialist
Pat Bone
(785) 296-2303
pbone@ksde.org

 

Announcements

Next Curriculum Leaders Meeting

April 19, 2024

Maize Performing Arts and Aquatic Center
1155 W. Academy Ave.
Maize, KS 67101

 

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