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Kansans Can School Redesign Project: Apollo



The Kansans Can School Redesign Project

Nineteen school districts from across the state will take part in Apollo, which is the next round of the Kansans Can School Redesign Project, the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) announced Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

KSDE in February 2019 began accepting applications for the Apollo Project and the districts were announced April 16 during the Kansas State Board of Education meeting.

In support of Kansas’ vision for education, KSDE launched the Kansans Can School Redesign Project in August 2017. Twenty-nine Kansas school districts applied for the project. 

With the April 2019 announcement, 66 districts and about 150 schools are now taking part in the school redesign project.

Apollo I Districts

Augusta USD 402

Barber County North
USD 254

Columbus USD 493

Deerfield USD 216

Easton USD 449

Ell-Saline USD 307

Frontenac USD 249

Goodland USD 352

Herington USD 487

Holton USD 336

Hutchinson USD 308

Kaw Valley USD 321

Lawrence USD 497

Northeast USD 246

Oberlin USD 294

USD 343

Uniontown USD 235

Wabaunsee USD 329

Washington County Schools
USD 108


School Redesign Documents

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
DownloadPersonalized Learning Infographic Infographic
DownloadRedesign Leadership Competencies 
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.
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.
DownloadKansans Can School Redesign Project Talking Points History and talking points of the Kansans Can School Redesign Project.
DownloadKansans Can School Redesign Project Technical Assistance for Redesign SchoolsKansans Can School Redesign Project Technical Assistance for Redesign Schools
DownloadKansas School Redesign Concepts PowerPointPowerPoint
DownloadKansans Can School Redesign BookletKansans Can School Redesign Booklet
DownloadKansans Can School Redesign Booklet - BOOKED for printingThis document is set up to print front to back on 8.5 x 11 inch paper and booked.
DownloadMercury 7 School Redesign ProfilesRedesign profiles of each Mercury 7 team.
DownloadRedesign Announcement PowerPointRedesign Announcement PowerPoint

Kansans Can School Redesign Project graphic

Elementary School
Redesign Specialist

Tammy Mitchell
(785) 296-4623

Secondary School
Redesign Specialist

Jay Scott
(785) 296-6818

Redesign Coordinator
Sarah Perryman

(785) 296-1074

Questions about this page contact
Ann M. Bush
Communications Specialist

Cheryl Franklin
Graphic Design Specialist

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