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Kansans Can School Redesign Project

In support of Kansas’ vision for education, the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) launched the Kansans Can School Redesign Project.

Kansas school districts are invited to apply each year to become part of the redesign project. To be considered for the project, districts have to designate one elementary school or one secondary school to be redesigned around the five outcomes established by the Kansas State Board of Education, the five elements identified as defining a successful Kansas high school graduate, and what Kansans said they want their schools to look like in the future. Each district also had to have support of their local school board, their faculty and their local Kansas National Education Association or other professional organization.

Interested in learning more about Redesign? Check out our New Leader Bootcamp from July 27. 2021. You can also access the "Videos" tab to learn more!

Learn more about each cohort on their cohort page: MercuryGemini IGemini IIApolloApollo IIApollo III 

Total Districts = 71

Total Schools = 194

Kansans Can School Redesign Project Districts

Click here to view the complete list of Redesign Districts.

  TitleDescription
DownloadFact Sheet: Kansans Can Personalized LearningFact Sheet: Personalized learning places the whole child at the center of instruction. It is informed by strong relationships between educators/ students/ family members/ community relationships to provide equity and choice in time, place, path and demo
DownloadKansans Can Personalize Learning: Research Base 
DownloadPersonalized Learning Infographic Infographic
DownloadPlan Year Timeline What to ExpectInfographic timeline for the phases of the project year.
DownloadLaunch Year Project TimelineInfographic timeline.
DownloadAscent Year Timeline Infographic explaining what to expect during the ascent year as a redesign school.
DownloadKansans Can School Redesign BookletKansans Can School Redesign Booklet
DownloadLift Off: How Kansas is Redesigning its Schools for TomorrowKSDE Report from March 2020
DownloadRedesign Reunion Tour Summary (Summer 2021)At the end of the 2020-2021 school year, Mercury and Gemini I schools were visited to reflect on successes and challenges of the last year, and the role Redesign played in navigating those. This is a summary of their feedback.
DownloadRedesign Success RubricThis rubric is a self-assessment for Redesign schools that can be used to evaluate their current performance level as measured against the six Redesign Competencies.
DownloadRedesign Leadership Competencies 
DownloadRedesign School Coaching Support Plan This project plan outlines the support for Redesign Schools for the 2020-2021 school year.
DownloadRedesign Mentoring Program: Project Plan  
DownloadKansans Can School Redesign Project Technical Assistance for Redesign SchoolsKansans Can School Redesign Project Technical Assistance for Redesign Schools
DownloadKansan Can School Redesign Districts InfographicMap of all the participating USDs and a list of all the schools participating in the Kansans Can School Redesign Project.

 

 

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Elementary School Redesign Specialist
Tammy Mitchell
(785) 296-4623
tmitchell@ksde.org

Secondary School Redesign Specialist
Jay Scott
(785) 296-6818
jscott@ksde.org

Redesign Coordinator
Sarah Perryman
(785) 296-1074
sperryman@ksde.org

Questions about this page contact:

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

 

 

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