2015 KEEN Conference Presentations

Teaching is a Work of Heart

Nikki Meier
USD 437 Auburn-Washburn
Email: meiernic@usd437.net


Using Choices in the Common Core Classroom

Michael Sibley
USD 365 Garnett
Email: msibley@usd365.org


Utilizing Counseling Programs to Increase Academic Achievement

Kent Reed
Kansas State Department of Education
Email: kreed@ksde.org


Research, Explore and Create Anywhere with Global Collaboration

Dyane Smokorowski 
Andover USD 385
Email:  smokorod@usd385.org


Integration of Behavior, Academics and Social Skills with Kansas MTSS: CI3T

Chris Perry and James Baker
Kansas MTSS Core Team
E-mail: cperry@kansasmtss.org


The State of Assessments in Kansas

Beth Fultz
Kansas State Department of Education
Email:  bfultz@ksde.org


The Heart of the Matter: Engaging Students, Raising Expectations

Engaging Students and Our Community by Becoming a District of Innovation

Bill Mullins, Darren Schroeder and Mistie Slate 
Marysville USD 364
Email:  bmullins@usd364.org


The 3 D's: Digital Technology, Dialogue, Diversity

Usha Reddi and LouAnn Getz 
Manhattan-Ogden USD 383
Email: USHAR@usd383.org


Increasing Student Engagement: Strategies and Techniques

Karen Rogers
Olathe USD 233
Email: krogerson@olatheschools.org


Kansas State Department of Education’s Early Childhood, Special Education and Title Services: All Learners Means ALL

Michele Hayes, Jamie Pfistner, Tate Toedman, and Doug Boline
Kansas State Department of Education
Email:  mhayes@ksde.org


Where Everyone Wants To Be: Building a Positive School Culture

Leslianne Craft and Ron Stubbs
Wichita USD 259
Email: lcraft@usd259.net


Individual Plans of Study: Why Every Secondary Student Needs One

Jay Scott
Kansas State Department of Education
Email:  jscott@ksde.org


EngagEMEnt IS thE naME oF thE gaME!

Laura Moyers 
Leavenworth USD 453
Email: Laura.Moyers@usd453.org


Next Generation Science Standards and Implementation: A Look at How Districts are Changing

Stacie Borjon and Laura Hurla 
Shawnee Heights USD 450
Email: borjons@usd450.net


A Community Conversation – An Envisioned Future for Kansas Students

Brad Neuenswander
Interim Commissioner, Kansas State Department of Education
Email:  bneuenswander@ksde.org



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