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The next regular State Board of Education meeting is Feb. 9 and 10, 2021.


Every two years, the State Board reorganizes to elect new leadership and to consider committee assignments. At the January meeting, members elected Jim Porter as Chair and Janet Waugh as Vice Chair to serve in these leadership positions for 2021 to 2023. Committee assignments for the next two years were also announced.  Committee_Representation


In addition, the following newly elected and re-elected members were sworn in:  Melanie Haas, Dist. 2; Ann Mah, Dist. 4; Deena Horst, Dist. 6; Betty Arnold, Dist. 8; Jim McNiece, Dist. 10. 


Legislative Priorities 2021 -- At the December meeting, Board members finalized their Legislative Priorities for the upcoming session.  The document is available.  SBOE_Legislative_Priorities

































































Board Secretary
Peggy Hill

Board Member Contact Information  (PDF)  

Kansas State Board of Education
Monthly Meeting
Feb. 9 and 10, 2021

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