Monthly KESA Update and Support Meetings

(ADT Event Calendar: 2023-2024)


In order to support Systems during the 2023-2024 school year, the Accreditation and Design Team will be hosting the following: 

Beginning of the Year System Kick Off
Option 1 - August 10, 2023 from 8:00-9:00 am
Option 2 - August 10, 2023 from 3:00-4:00 pm
Meeting SlidesMeeting Recording (8:00 am version)


Monthly Accreditation & Design Updates
Begins October 10, 2023
Ends April 9, 2024
2nd Tuesday of Each Month
9:00-9:45 am
Zoom link


End of the Year System Wrap Up
Option 1 - May 9, 2024 from 8:00-9:00 am
Option 2 - May 9, 2024 from 3:00-4:00 pm
Meeting Slides & Meeting Recording





Adaptive Schools Training 

Coming 2024-2025

Strong Instructional Leadership is critical to systems change and continuous improvement. Leading a system through change and adaptive challenges requires intentionality and professional learning. Join us as we bring Adaptive Schools Training to Kansas over the course of the next three school years. 

By engaging in this 4-day training, District Leadership Teams will have the capacity to...

  • Be flexible and adaptive with their structure while also
    being clear about their identity;
  • Build collaborative, professional cultures and develop
    highly productive teams;
  • Foster innovation while maintaining and supporting
    foundational practices that have proven to be impactful; and
  • Address the adaptive challenges currently facing systems across Kansas
    (staff shortages, high turnover, professional development needs, etc) order to improve student outcomes.

Use our Flyer to learn more about the training and trainer and to register for the four
day training at one of our five regional Education Service Centers. 




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Past Meetings:

Conference Call Archives


ATTN: The March KESA Monthly Update will be March 5th, NOT March 12th


2023-2024 Meetings


3/5/24           Meeting Slides & Meeting Recording 
2/13/24         Meeting Slides & Meeting Recording
1/9/24           Meeting Slides & Meeting Recording
12/12/23       Meeting Slides & Meeting Summary
11/14/23       Meeting Slides & Meeting Recording


2022-2023 Meetings

9/23/22       Meeting Slides & Meeting Recording
10/11/22      Meeting Slides & Meeting Recording
11/8/22        Meeting Slides & Meeting Recording
12/13/22     Meeting Slides & Meeting Recording
1/10/23       Meeting Slides & Meeting Recording
2/14/23       Meeting Slides & Meeting Recording
3/07*/23      Meeting Slides & Meeting Recording
4/11/23       Meeting Slides & Meeting Recording
5/09/23**    Meeting Slides & Meeting Recording
10/10/23     Meeting Slides & Meeting Recording


2021-2022 Meetings


2020-2021 KESA Year 5 Zoom Meeting    Recording

K-12 Accreditation Contacts

Director of Accreditation and Design
Jay Scott  

Assistant Director 
Myron Melton

West Regional Executive
Amber Miller

Central Regional Executive
Mindy Bruce

East Regional Executive
Jean Rush

Administrative Specialist
Rue Huereca-Retana


Accreditation Email

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