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2020 Kansas State Department of Education Redesign Conference, October


Welcome to the Virtual Redesign Conference page!

During the month of October, we encourage educators across Kansas to utilize this page to enhance their own professional learning. Use this page to learn from your peers about Kansans Can Redesign: the process, the principles, and the conditions. 


In Redesign, we utilize the process of Design Thinking in conjunction with The Four Disciplines of Execution (McChesney, Covey, and Huling, 2012).

All of the work done in Kansans Can Redesign is to be rooted in our Four Redesign Principles: Student Success Skills, Real World Application, Family/Business/Community Partnerships, and Personalized Learning.

Lastly, in order to be effective, you must have the proper conditions: Shared Leadership and Collaborative Culture.

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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


Featuring - Chris McChesney, FranklinCovey’s “4 Disciplines of Execution (4DX)”

Review presentation materials here. Access recording (password- HE1!9gKt)



Chris McChesney

Chris McChesney



4DX and Design Thinking

Design Thinking and The 4 Disciplines of Execution

Using 4DX to Create a Culture of Change

Creating a Culture for Change- The Conditions



Redesign Leadership Competencies

Check out our Redesign Leadership Competencies HERE.

Teacher Leadership


Building and District Leadership (featuring McPherson USD 418)


Featured - Julia Fabris McBride, Kansas Leadership Center


                       Julia Fabris McBride

                              Julia Fabris McBride

                               Kansas Leadership Center


Telling Your Redesign Story

Featuring: Neodesha USD 461

Go for Lauch

Featuring: Wiley Elementary, Hutchinson USD 308

Outdoor Learning

Featuring: Bentley Primary, Halstead-Bentley USD 440

Student Success Skills

There is an integrated approach to develop student social-emotional learning. 


Check out more videos over Student Success Skills:


Family, Business, and Community Engagement

Partnerships are based on mutually beneficial relationships and collaboration. 


Check out more videos over Family, Business, and Community Partnerships: 


Real World Application

Project-based learning, internships, and civic engagement makes learning relevant. 


Check out more videos over Real World Application: 


Personalized Learning

Personalized learning places the whole child at the center of instruction. It is informed by strong educator/student/family/community relationships to provide equity and choice in time, place, path, pace, and demonstration of learning. 

View the complete Personalized Learning Definition document and Infographic

Kansans Can Personalize Learning

Equity and Choice in Personalized Learning

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