KSDE Weekly

Upcoming Events, Trainings and Recognition



21: Quarterly reporting for ESSER funds closes. Please contact esser@ksde.org for any questions on this.  

24-June 16: Spring 2023 Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training. Eight-week virtual, self-paced program. Some scholarships are available for the training with priority given to those who serve in rural areas or in behavioral health settings in Kansas. Sponsored by Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS), Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), Kansas Health Foundation, Masonic Cancer Alliance and KU Tobacco Treatment Education. Those who can apply include community health workers, health educators, social workers, respiratory therapists, dental hygienists, substance abuse counselors, RNs/LPNS, administrators, physicians and other health/social service professionals. Applicants must be tobacco free for at least six months before the training. To apply: https://redcap.kumc.edu/surveys/?s=9PXRJ3CHLH7KKYYN

25: 11:30-noon, KSDE ESSER office hours. The Office Hour Zoom Link is: https://ksde.zoom.us/j/87815848572 

26: 2-3 p.m., Star Assessments Spring Virtual Learning, sponsored by KSDE. “April Star Burst: Closing Out of the School Year with Star Assessments.” Learn more about the month’s topic or join the Office Hours Breakout Room. Registration: https://renaissance.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJErde-qqjMiH93YCVdOPZK0YvH_dSPIWqg0

26: 6:30-8:30 p.m., session five of Youth Mental Health First Aid Community of Practice. Virtual. 

26: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., “Boosting Achievement for Interrupted Learners.” Dr. Carol Salva, author of “Boosting Achievement for Students with Interrupted or Minimal Education.” Bishop Center, 301 S.W. 31st in Topeka. Fill out this registration link for a possibility to attend.  Participants selected to attend will be contacted on or before April 7 to secure leave from their district.  

27: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Celebrating the Power of Voice by Developing Greater Partnerships and Purpose, Kansas MTSS and Alignment. Rolling Hills Zoo, 625 N. Hedville Road, in Salina. Free. More information: TASN Events | KSDE TASN


1: Participant evaluation survey due for Youth Mental Health First Aid Community of Practice. 

1: 5 p.m., KSDE Mentor Programs system closes. 

1: Deadline for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for 2023 through the Kansas Department of Commerce. For more information about any of the programs or to discuss potential projects, contact Andrew Hayman, CDBG director, at Andrew.hayman@ks.gov. Program information and eligibility can be found at kansascommerce.gov/cdbg. 

5: Last day for early bird registration for Kansas School Transportation Safety Conference and State Driving Competition. The conference program, registration form and more can be found here.  

9: 9-9:45 a.m., KSDE’s Accreditation and Design team’s monthly update on Zoom (register here). 

9-10: Kansas State Board of Education meeting. View the live stream at https://www.ksde.org/Board/Kansas-State-Board-of-Education/Streaming-Media

12: Deadline for KSDE Great Ideas in Education Conference: Empowered Together session proposals. Proposal form: https://ksde.sjc1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eaL4WlfFowNIyz4

Posted: Apr 20, 2023,
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Author: Ann Bush
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