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KSDE Accreditation Advisory Council

Council Bylaws


Purpose of Accreditation Advisory Council

  • Reviews and provides input to KSDE staff concerning K-12 Accreditation documents and procedures.
  • Advises KSDE staff of field needs, concerns and issues.
  • Act as K-12 Accreditation advocates in the field and as liaisons to other groups.
  • Provides advice and counsel to the State Board of Education on issues of policy, such as regulations, corrective action plans, sanctions, levels of accreditation, etc.


Jill Lachenmayr, Chair (Andover USD 385) - email
Council position: central office staff

Julie Doyen, Vice-Chair (Manhattan-Ogen USD 383) - email
Council position: Elementary Certified Staff

List of Members


2020-2021 MEETING DATES:

September 14, 2020 - Zoom
November 9, 2020 - Zoom
February 1, 2021 -Zoom
April 5, 2021 - Tentatvely in Andover
June 7, 2021 - Tentatively in Topeka

2019-2020 MEETING DATES:

September 9, 2019 - Wichita
November 4, 2019 - Emporia
February 3, 2020 - Virtual Meeting
April 6, 2020 - Salina 
June 1, 2020 - Topeka


DEFINITION: Successful Kansas High School Graduate

A SUCCESSFUL KANSAS HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE has the  academic preparation, cognitive preparation, technical skills, employability skills, and civic engagement to be successful in postsecondary education, in the attainment of an industry recognized certification, or in the workforce without the need for remediation.”
Adopted by the Kansas State Board of Education, January 2016

K-12 Accreditation Contacts

Director of Teacher Licensure & Accreditation
Mischel Miller

Jeannette Nobo,
Assistant Director

David Barnes,
KESA Coordinator

Stephanie Hill,
KESA Consultant

Accreditation Email


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