KSDE Weekly

Upcoming Events, Trainings and Recognition

Posted: Jun 13, 2024
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Join Renaissance for a webinar to learn more about eduCLIMBER, Renaissance’s interactive system for integrating whole child data.

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Posted: Jun 13, 2024
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The last session of KSDE Information Technology (IT) team’s cybersecurity series, “Disaster Recovery Plans for IT,” is scheduled for 1 p.m., on Wednesday, June 19.

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Posted: Jun 13, 2024
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Are you a Kansas educator who wants to integrate STEM and literacy in your elementary classroom? 

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Posted: Jun 13, 2024
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Districts with Star Assessments should be sure to schedule their customized virtual learning before it expires in September.

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Posted: Jun 13, 2024
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June

17-22: School Bus Train the Trainer event, in Topeka; Register here: https://events.ksde.org/sf/TraintheTrainer.aspx  

18: (repeated session) 9-11 a.m., KSDE is hosting a free, virtual workshop for Kansas educators who want to integrate STEM and literacy in their elementary classrooms. This session is for kindergarten through second grade. Click here to register. 

19: KSDE offices closed in observance of Juneteenth. 

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Posted: Jun 6, 2024
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Join Renaissance for a webinar to learn more about eduCLIMBER, Renaissance’s interactive system for integrating whole child data into a single platform.

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Posted: Jun 5, 2024
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Are you a Kansas educator who wants to integrate STEM and literacy in your elementary classroom?

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Posted: Jun 5, 2024
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Districts with Star Assessments should be sure to schedule their customized virtual learning before it expires in September.

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Posted: Jun 5, 2024
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The last session of KSDE Information Technology (IT) team’s cybersecurity series, “Disaster Recovery Plans for IT,” is scheduled for 1 p.m., on Wednesday, June 19.

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Posted: Jun 5, 2024
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10-11: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Learning through the Arts workshops, Wichita Northwest High School, in Wichita. Click here to register. 

11: 9-11 a.m., KSDE is hosting a free, virtual workshop for Kansas educators who want to integrate STEM and literacy in their elementary classrooms. This session is for grades 3-5. Click here to register. 

11-12: Kansas State Board of Education meeting, Topeka. 

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Posted: May 30, 2024
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Districts with Star Assessments should schedule their customized virtual learning before it expires in September.

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Posted: May 30, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is hosting a free two-day Learning Through the Arts workshop for all K-12 teachers, June 10-11, at Wichita Northwest High School, 1220 N. Tyler, in Wichita. 

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Posted: May 30, 2024
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Are you a Kansas educator who wants to integrate STEM and literacy in your elementary classroom? 

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Posted: May 30, 2024
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The last session of KSDE Information Technology (IT) team’s cybersecurity series, “Disaster Recovery Plans for IT,” is scheduled for 1 p.m., on Wednesday, June 19.

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Posted: May 30, 2024
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Researchers at the Center for Public Partnerships and Research at the University of Kansas (KU-CPPR) are teaming up with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s Maternal and Child Health Program to learn more about beliefs about systems of care for women, infants, children and adolescents across the state.  

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Posted: May 30, 2024
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The 2024 Sunflower Summer season runs through August 11 and will include more than 220 tourism attractions.

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Posted: May 30, 2024
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June  

5: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Playful Learning Across the Day in Pre-K, Emporia State University Memorial Union, in Emporia. Click here to register. 

6: 9 a.m -3 p.m., Playful Learning Across the Day in Pre-K, Hilton Garden Inn, in Salina. Click here to register. 

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Posted: May 23, 2024
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Registration is open for the 2024 KSDE Great Ideas in Education Conference: Lighting the Path Forward.  

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Posted: May 23, 2024
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Are you a Kansas educator who wants to integrate STEM and literacy in your elementary classroom? 

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Posted: May 23, 2024
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Districts with Star Assessments should be sure to schedule their customized virtual learning before it expires in September.

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Posted: May 23, 2024
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KSDE’s Information Technology (IT) team has assembled a team of experts to help school technology directors and staff members, along with superintendents, principals and others who are interested, navigate the complex and critical practices of cybersecurity and data privacy. 

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Posted: May 23, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is hosting a free two-day Learning Through the Arts workshop for all K-12 teachers, June 10-11, at Wichita Northwest High School, 1220 N. Tyler, in Wichita. 

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Posted: May 23, 2024
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The 2024 Sunflower Summer season, operated by Kansas Tourism, will run May 25 through August 11 and will include more than 220 tourism attractions.

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Posted: May 23, 2024
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Researchers at the Center for Public Partnerships and Research at the University of Kansas (KU-CPPR) are teaming up with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s Maternal and Child Health Program to learn more about beliefs about systems of care for women, infants, children and adolescents across the state.  

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Posted: May 23, 2024
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27: KSDE offices closed in observance of Memorial Day. 

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Posted: May 16, 2024
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Click here to register for the 2024 KSDE Great Ideas in Education conference, Oct. 23-25. Hotel reservation information is also posted on this site.

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Posted: May 16, 2024
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Summers in Kansas are an exciting time thanks to Sunflower Summer! Entering its fourth year, the program offers Kansas K-12 students and their families a way to explore and fall in love with Kansas by providing complimentary access to tourism attractions across the state.

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Posted: May 16, 2024
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You can help shape the future of health services for Kansas families!

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Posted: May 16, 2024
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Are you a Kansas educator who wants to integrate STEM and literacy in your elementary classroom?

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Posted: May 16, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is sponsoring several professional learning opportunities.

Now is a great time to start planning and scheduling your back-to-school professional learning! The fall calendar will fill up before you know it.

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Posted: May 16, 2024
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KSDE’s Information Technology (IT) team has assembled a team of experts to help school technology directors and staff members, along with superintendents, principals and others who are interested, navigate the complex and critical practices of cybersecurity and data privacy.

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Posted: May 16, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is hosting a free two-day Learning Through the Arts workshop for all K-12 teachers, June 10-11, at Wichita Northwest High School, 1220 N. Tyler, in Wichita.

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Posted: May 16, 2024
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May

25: The 2024 Sunflower Summer season opens on May 25 and runs through August 11. For a complete list of participating locations and more information about the program, click here.

27: KSDE offices closed in observance of Memorial Day.

30-31: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Science Summit centered around the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and standards alignment/storyline process at Maize South High School, 3701 N. Tyler Road, in Wichita.

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Posted: May 9, 2024
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Summers in Kansas are an exciting time thanks to Sunflower Summer! Entering its fourth year, the program offers Kansas K-12 students and their families a way to explore and fall in love with Kansas by providing complimentary access to tourism attractions across the state.

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Posted: May 9, 2024
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Registration is now open!  https://events.ksde.org/Default.aspx?tabid=771

The 2024 Great Ideas in Education Conference: Lighting the Path Forward, will focus on the tools necessary to strengthen school improvement efforts to support each Kansas student. Through professional development and networking opportunities, the KSDE Great Ideas in Education Conference will help school personnel improve policies and strategies to produce safe learning environments and quality teaching and learning practices for each student.

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Posted: May 9, 2024
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Submissions for the 2024 KSDE Great Ideas in Education conference’s student art contest must be postmarked by Friday, May 24.

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Posted: May 9, 2024
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You can help shape the future of health services for Kansas families!

Researchers at the Center for Public Partnerships and Research at the University of Kansas (KU-CPPR) are teaming up with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s Maternal and Child Health Program to learn more about beliefs about systems of care for women, infants, children and adolescents across the state.

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Posted: May 9, 2024
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Are you a Kansas educator who wants to integrate STEM and literacy in your elementary classroom? 

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Posted: May 9, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is sponsoring several professional learning opportunities.

Now is a great time to start planning and scheduling your back-to-school professional learning! The fall calendar will fill up before you know it.

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Posted: May 9, 2024
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KSDE’s Information Technology (IT) team has assembled a team of experts to help school technology directors and staff members, along with superintendents, principals and others who are interested, navigate the complex and critical practices of cybersecurity and data privacy.

 

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Posted: May 9, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is hosting a free two-day Learning Through the Arts workshop for all K-12 teachers,June 10-11, at Wichita Northwest High School, 1220 N. Tyler, in Wichita.

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Posted: May 9, 2024
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May

14-15: Kansas State Board of Education meeting, in Topeka.

14: The Sunflower Foundation, Kansas Fights Addiction Grant Review Board in the Kansas Attorney General’s Office, and The University of Kansas Center for Public Partnership and Research (KU-CPPR) are hosting a webinar, “Intergenerational Response to Substance Use Prevention,” from noon – 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14.

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Posted: May 2, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is hosting a free two-day professional learning workshop for all K-12 teachers on June 10-11 at Wichita Northwest High School, 1220 N. Tyler, in Wichita.

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Posted: May 2, 2024
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Registration is now open!  https://events.ksde.org/Default.aspx?tabid=771

The 2024 Great Ideas in Education Conference: Lighting the Path Forward, will focus on the tools necessary to strengthen school improvement efforts to support each Kansas student.

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Posted: May 2, 2024
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Submissions for the 2024 KSDE Great Ideas in Education conference’s student art contest must be postmarked by Friday, May 24.

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Posted: May 2, 2024
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Safe Kids Kansas and the Topeka Zoo are partnering to host a family safety day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Saturday, May 4, to help teach children and their grown-ups how to be safe and healthy throughout the year. This year’s theme is “Building a safer world for Kansas kids.”

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Posted: May 2, 2024
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The Sunflower Foundation, Kansas Fights Addiction Grant Review Board in the Kansas Attorney General’s Office, and The University of Kansas Center for Public Partnership and Research (KU-CPPR) are hosting a webinar, “Intergenerational Response to Substance Use Prevention,” from noon – 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14.

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Posted: May 2, 2024
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You can help shape the future of health services for Kansas families!

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Posted: May 2, 2024
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Are you a Kansas educator who wants to integrate STEM and literacy in your elementary classroom? 

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Posted: May 2, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is sponsoring several professional learning opportunities.

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Posted: May 2, 2024
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KSDE’s Information Technology (IT) team has assembled a team of experts to help school technology directors and staff members, along with superintendents, principals and others who are interested, navigate the complex and critical practices of cybersecurity and data privacy.

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Posted: May 2, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is hosting a free two-day professional learning workshop for all K-12 teachers on June 10-11 at Wichita Northwest High School, 1220 N. Tyler, in Wichita.

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Posted: May 2, 2024
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KSDE has opened applications statewide to districts for the Kansas Registered Teacher Apprenticeship (RTA) program. To assist districts in learning more about the program and its potential, KSDE is hosting an informational Zoom meeting for districts to gain more information about the program.

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Posted: May 2, 2024
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May

4: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Kansas Safe Kids “Building a Safer World for Kansas Kids” family safety event at the Topeka Zoo. For more information, go to safekidskansas.org or follow Safe Kids Kansas on Facebook and Instagram.

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Posted: Apr 25, 2024
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The Dole Institute of Politics in Lawrence is hosting the 17th Annual Civic Engagement and Election Conference for Kansas teachers, July 24-26.

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Posted: Apr 25, 2024
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Are you a Kansas educator who wants to integrate STEM and literacy in your elementary classroom? 

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Posted: Apr 25, 2024
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Kansas students have two opportunities to be showcased during the 2024 Kansas State Department of Education’s (KSDE) Great Ideas in Education Conference.

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Posted: Apr 25, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is sponsoring several professional learning opportunities.

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Posted: Apr 25, 2024
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KSDE has opened applications statewide to districts for the Kansas Registered Teacher Apprenticeship (RTA) program. To assist districts in learning more about the program and its potential, KSDE is hosting an informational Zoom meeting for districts to gain more information about the program.

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Posted: Apr 25, 2024
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KSDE’s Information Technology (IT) team has assembled a team of experts to help school technology directors and staff members, along with superintendents, principals and others who are interested, navigate the complex and critical practices of cybersecurity and data privacy.

 

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Posted: Apr 25, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is hosting a free two-day professional learning workshop for all K-12 teachers on June 10-11 at Wichita Northwest High School, 1220 N. Tyler, in Wichita.

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Posted: Apr 25, 2024
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April

25: 4 p.m., KSDE’s Teacher Licensure team is hosting an informational Zoom meeting to assist districts in learning more about the Kansas Registered Teacher Apprenticeship program. The meetings can be accessed here: https://ksde.zoom.us/j/89518729747.

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Posted: Apr 18, 2024
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Applications are still being accepted for the 17th annual Civic Engagement and Election Conference at the Dole Institute of Politics at The University of Kansas. The event, July 24-26, is for Kansas government, history and social studies teachers.  

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Posted: Apr 18, 2024
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Are you a Kansas educator who wants to integrate STEM and literacy in your elementary classroom? Learning straight from award-winning NSTA Press authors Karen Ansberry and Emily Morgan, this introductory workshop will help you build a solid understanding of STEM and literacy integration and the 5E Model through participation in engaging picture book-inspired lessons, lively discussion, and interactive learning tasks. 

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Posted: Apr 18, 2024
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Kansas students have two opportunities to be showcased during the 2024 Kansas State Department of Education’s (KSDE) Great Ideas in Education Conference.  

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Posted: Apr 18, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is sponsoring several professional learning opportunities. 
 

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Posted: Apr 18, 2024
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KSDE has opened applications statewide to districts for the Kansas Registered Teacher Apprenticeship program. To assist districts in learning more about the program and its potential, KSDE will be hosting a series of informational Zoom meetings over the next several weeks for districts to gain more information about the program.

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Posted: Apr 18, 2024
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KSDE’s Information Technology (IT) team has assembled a team of experts to help school technology directors and staff members, along with superintendents, principals and others who are interested, navigate the complex and critical practices of cybersecurity and data privacy.

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Posted: Apr 18, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is hosting a free two-day professional learning workshop for all K-12 teachers this summer. 

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Posted: Apr 18, 2024
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April 

19: Brown v. Board of Education 70th Anniversary Conference, in Lawrence and Topeka. The registration for this event at Burge Union on KU’s Lawrence campus is full; however, click here to be put on a walk-up list for no-shows for this event that will also be live-streamed. The community discussion will take place on Friday, April 19, at the Brown v. Board of Education National Historical Museum, 1515 S.E. Monroe, in Topeka.  

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Posted: Apr 11, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is hosting informational webinars on the Kansans Can Star Recognition Program: Individual Plan of Study (IPS).

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Posted: Apr 11, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is sponsoring several professional learning opportunities.

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Posted: Apr 11, 2024
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KSDE has opened applications statewide to districts for the Kansas Registered Teacher Apprenticeship program. To assist districts in learning more about the program and its potential, KSDE will be hosting a series of informational Zoom meetings over the next six weeks for districts to gain more information about the program.

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Posted: Apr 11, 2024
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KSDE’s Information Technology (IT) team has assembled a team of experts to help school technology directors and staff members, along with superintendents, principals and others who are interested, navigate the complex and critical practices of cybersecurity and data privacy.

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Posted: Apr 11, 2024
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Kansas students have two opportunities to be showcased during the 2024 Kansas State Department of Education’s (KSDE) Great Ideas in Education Conference.

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Posted: Apr 11, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is hosting a free two-day professional learning workshop for all K-12 teachers this summer.

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Posted: Apr 11, 2024
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April

13: Innovative Next Steps in Pre-K-12 Learning Education Conference, Bethany College, in Lindsborg. The registration fee of $40 for teachers and $10 for high school students includes lunch. College credit is available for $150 per credit hour (total of two hours). Register at https://bethanylb.edu/education-conference.

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Posted: Apr 4, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is hosting informational webinars on the Kansans Can Star Recognition Program: Individual Plan of Study (IPS).

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Posted: Apr 4, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is sponsoring several professional learning opportunities.

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Posted: Apr 4, 2024
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KSDE has opened applications statewide to districts for the Kansas Registered Teacher Apprenticeship program. To assist districts in learning more about the program and its potential, KSDE will be hosting a series of informational Zoom meetings over the next six weeks for districts to gain more information about the program.

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Posted: Apr 4, 2024
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The KSDE Technical Assistance System Network (TASN) will host an in-person, full-day Kansas Early Childhood Outcome (ECO) Rating Process Workshop in Hays on April 5. 

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Posted: Apr 4, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is hosting the Safe and Supportive Schools Conference April 15-16 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Manhattan. Colleagues from across Kansas will present on topics to empower, inspire and motivate your staff, and provide information and new ideas to take back to your schools.

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Posted: Apr 4, 2024
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KSDE’s Information Technology (IT) team put together a team of experts to help school technology directors and staff members, along with superintendents, principals and others who are interested, navigate the complex and critical practices of cybersecurity and data privacy.

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Posted: Apr 4, 2024
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To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka case, the University of Kansas and the Brown v. Board of Education National Historical Park will host an event series and conference April 18-19.

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Posted: Apr 4, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is hosting a free two-day professional learning workshop for all K-12 teachers this summer.

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Posted: Apr 4, 2024
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The KSDE Kansas Technical Assistance System Network’s (TASN) School Mental Health Initiative (SMHI) is hosting Trauma-Responsive School Community: Facilitation Workshop.

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Posted: Apr 4, 2024
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April

5: All programs that want to be funded for Preschool-Aged At-Risk Approval must submit forms by April 5. The Preschool-Aged At-Risk Approval form for the 2024-2025 school year is available on the Early Childhood Preschool Programming Webpage

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Posted: Mar 27, 2024
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Save the date for the 2024 Kansas State Department of Education Great Ideas in Education Conference.

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Posted: Mar 27, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is hosting informational webinars on the Kansans Can Star Recognition Program: Individual Plan of Study (IPS).

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Posted: Mar 27, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is sponsoring several professional learning opportunities.

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Posted: Mar 27, 2024
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As recently announced, KSDE has opened applications statewide to districts for the Kansas Registered Teacher Apprenticeship program. To assist districts in learning more about the program and its potential, KSDE will be hosting a series of informational Zoom meetings over the next six weeks for districts to gain more information about the program.

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Posted: Mar 27, 2024
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The Kansas Volunteer Commission and Emporia State University School of Humanities + Social Sciences are excited to announce the 2024 Civic Engagement Conference. The conference will be held Wednesday, April 10 at Emporia State University Memorial Union, in Emporia. The theme of the conference is “Empowering Kansas through Civic Engagement.”

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Posted: Mar 27, 2024
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The Kansas Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS) and Alignment is hosting this year’s final in-person session of the Kansas Math Project.

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Posted: Mar 27, 2024
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The KSDE Technical Assistance System Network (TASN) will host an in-person, full-day Kansas Early Childhood Outcome (ECO) Rating Process Workshop in Hays on April 5. 

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Posted: Mar 27, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is hosting the Safe and Supportive Schools Conference scheduled for April 15-16 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Manhattan. Colleagues from across Kansas will present on topics to empower, inspire and motivate your staff, and provide information and new ideas to take back to your schools.

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Posted: Mar 27, 2024
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KSDE’s Information Technology (IT) team put together a team of experts to help school technology directors and staff members, along with superintendents, principals and others who are interested, navigate the complex and critical practices of cybersecurity and data privacy.

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Posted: Mar 27, 2024
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To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka case, the University of Kansas and the Brown v. Board of Education National Historical Park will host an event series and conference April 18-19.

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Posted: Mar 27, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education is hosting a free two-day professional learning workshop for all K-12 teachers this summer.

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Posted: Mar 27, 2024
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The KSDE Kansas Technical Assistance System Network’s (TASN) School Mental Health Initiative (SMHI) is hosting Trauma-Responsive School Community: Facilitation Workshop.

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Posted: Mar 27, 2024
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April

3: All programs that want to be funded for Preschool-Aged At-Risk Approval must submit forms by today. The Preschool-Aged At-Risk Approval form for the 2024-2025 school year is available on the Early Childhood Preschool Programming Webpage

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Posted: Mar 21, 2024
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Save the date for the 2024 Kansas State Department of Education Great Ideas in Education Conference.

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Posted: Mar 21, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is hosting informational webinars on the Kansans Can Star Recognition Program: Individual Plan of Study (IPS).

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Posted: Mar 21, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is sponsoring several professional learning opportunities.

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Posted: Mar 21, 2024
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As recently announced, KSDE has opened applications statewide to districts for the Kansas Registered Teacher Apprenticeship program. To assist districts in learning more about the program and its potential, KSDE will be hosting a series of informational Zoom meetings over the next six weeks for districts to gain more information about the program.

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Posted: Mar 21, 2024
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The Kansas Volunteer Commission and Emporia State University School of Humanities + Social Sciences are excited to announce the 2024 Civic Engagement Conference. The conference will be held Wednesday, April 10 at Emporia State University Memorial Union, in Emporia. The theme of the conference is “Empowering Kansas through Civic Engagement.”

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Posted: Mar 21, 2024
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The Kansas Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS) and Alignment is hosting this year’s final in-person session of the Kansas Math Project.

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Posted: Mar 21, 2024
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The KSDE Technical Assistance System Network (TASN) will host an in-person, full-day Kansas Early Childhood Outcome (ECO) Rating Process Workshop in Hays on April 5. 

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Posted: Mar 21, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is hosting the Safe and Supportive Schools Conference scheduled for April 15-16 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Manhattan. Colleagues from across Kansas will present on topics to empower, inspire and motivate your staff, and provide information and new ideas to take back to your schools.

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Posted: Mar 21, 2024
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KSDE’s Information Technology (IT) team put together a team of experts to help school technology directors and staff members, along with superintendents, principals and others who are interested, navigate the complex and critical practices of cybersecurity and data privacy.

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Posted: Mar 21, 2024
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To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka case, the University of Kansas and the Brown v. Board of Education National Historical Park will host an event series and conference April 18-19.

Read more
Posted: Mar 21, 2024
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The KSDE Kansas Technical Assistance System Network’s (TASN) School Mental Health Initiative (SMHI) is hosting Trauma-Responsive School Community: Facilitation Workshop.

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Posted: Mar 21, 2024
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March

22: 9 a.m. to noon, Introduction to Ages & Stages Questionnaires (ASQ) Training.

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Posted: Mar 14, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is offering a professional development event that addresses a balanced assessment system and structured literacy on March 19.

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Posted: Mar 14, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is hosting informational webinars on the Kansans Can Star Recognition Program: Individual Plan of Study (IPS).

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Posted: Mar 14, 2024
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KSDE’s Information Technology (IT) team put together a team of experts to help school technology directors and staff members, along with superintendents, principals and others who are interested, navigate the complex and critical practices of cybersecurity and data privacy.

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Posted: Mar 14, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is sponsoring several professional learning opportunities.

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Posted: Mar 14, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is offering a new Introduction to ASQ training to be offered virtually.

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Posted: Mar 14, 2024
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As recently announced, KSDE has opened applications statewide to districts for the Kansas Registered Teacher Apprenticeship program. To assist districts in learning more about the program and its potential, KSDE will be hosting a series of informational Zoom meetings over the next six weeks for districts to gain more information about the program.

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Posted: Mar 14, 2024
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The Kansas Volunteer Commission and Emporia State University School of Humanities + Social Sciences are excited to announce the 2024 Civic Engagement Conference. The conference will be held Wednesday, April 10 at Emporia State University Memorial Union, in Emporia. The theme of the conference is “Empowering Kansas through Civic Engagement.”

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Posted: Mar 14, 2024
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The KSDE Technical Assistance System Network (TASN) will host an in-person, full-day Kansas Early Childhood Outcome (ECO) Rating Process Workshop in Hays on April 5. 

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Posted: Mar 14, 2024
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Bethany College is hosting its first Bethany College Education Conference on April 13. It's an opportunity for teachers to pick up some more tools for their classroom, collaborate with teachers from across the state, get reinvigorated about teaching, gain professional development points and earn graduate credit hours. 

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Posted: Mar 14, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is hosting the Safe and Supportive Schools Conference scheduled for April 15-16 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Manhattan. Colleagues from across Kansas will present on topics to empower, inspire and motivate your staff, and provide information and new ideas to take back to your schools.

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Posted: Mar 14, 2024
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To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka case, the University of Kansas and the Brown v. Board of Education National Historical Park will host an event series and conference April 18-19.

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Posted: Mar 14, 2024
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The KSDE Kansas Technical Assistance System Network’s (TASN) School Mental Health Initiative (SMHI) is hosting Trauma-Responsive School Community: Facilitation Workshop.

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Posted: Mar 14, 2024
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Adaptive Schools training will again be offered to schools in the 2024-2025 school year.

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Posted: Mar 14, 2024
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March

19: 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., KSDE’s “CLUES: What Do We Do with All of This Data?” Greenbush Service Center, Lawrence. $35. Register HERE

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Posted: Mar 7, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is currently seeking proposals for presenters and vendors for the Safe and Supportive Schools Conference scheduled for April 15-16 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Manhattan. Colleagues from across Kansas will present on topics to empower, inspire and motivate your staff, and provide information and new ideas to take back to your schools.

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Posted: Mar 7, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is offering a professional development event that addresses a balanced assessment system and structured literacy on March 19.

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Posted: Mar 7, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is hosting informational webinars on the Kansans Can Star Recognition Program: Individual Plan of Study (IPS).

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Posted: Mar 7, 2024
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KSDE’s Information Technology (IT) team put together a team of experts to help school technology directors and staff members, along with superintendents, principals and others who are interested, navigate the complex and critical practices of cybersecurity and data privacy.

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Posted: Mar 7, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is sponsoring several professional learning opportunities.

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Posted: Mar 7, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) Is offering a new Introduction to ASQ training to be offered virtually.

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Posted: Mar 7, 2024
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The Kansas Volunteer Commission and Emporia State University School of Humanities + Social Sciences are excited to announce the 2024 Civic Engagement Conference. The conference will be held Wednesday, April 10 at Emporia State University Memorial Union, in Emporia. The theme of the conference is “Empowering Kansas through Civic Engagement.”

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Posted: Mar 7, 2024
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The KSDE Technical Assistance System Network (TASN) will host an in-person, full-day Kansas Early Childhood Outcome (ECO) Rating Process Workshop in Hays on April 5. 

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Posted: Mar 7, 2024
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Bethany College is hosting its first Bethany College Education Conference on April 13. It's an opportunity for teachers to pick up some more tools for their classroom, collaborate with teachers from across the state, get reinvigorated about teaching, gain professional development points and earn graduate credit hours. 

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Posted: Mar 7, 2024
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To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka case, the University of Kansas and the Brown v. Board of Education National Historical Park will host an event series and conference April 18-19.

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Posted: Mar 7, 2024
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Adaptive Schools training will again be offered to schools in the 2024-2025 school year.

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Posted: Mar 7, 2024
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March

11-12: Kansas State Board of Education meeting, Topeka. Click here to watch the live stream.

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Posted: Feb 29, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is currently seeking proposals for presenters and vendors for the Safe and Supportive Schools Conference scheduled for April 15-16 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Manhattan. Colleagues from across Kansas will present on topics to empower, inspire and motivate your staff, and provide information and new ideas to take back to your schools.

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Posted: Feb 29, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is sponsoring several professional learning opportunities.

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Posted: Feb 29, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is offering a professional development event that addresses a balanced assessment system and structured literacy on March 19.

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Posted: Feb 29, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is hosting informational webinars on the Kansans Can Star Recognition Program: Individual Plan of Study (IPS).

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Posted: Feb 29, 2024
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KSDE’s Information Technology (IT) team put together a team of experts to help school technology directors and staff members, along with superintendents, principals and others who are interested, navigate the complex and critical practices of cybersecurity and data privacy.

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Posted: Feb 29, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) Is offering a new Introduction to ASQ training to be offered virtually.

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Posted: Feb 29, 2024
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The Kansas Volunteer Commission and Emporia State University School of Humanities + Social Sciences are excited to announce the 2024 Civic Engagement Conference. The conference will be held Wednesday, April 10 at Emporia State University Memorial Union, in Emporia. The theme of the conference is “Empowering Kansas through Civic Engagement.”

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Posted: Feb 29, 2024
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Bethany College is hosting its first Bethany College Education Conference on April 13. It's an opportunity for teachers to pick up some more tools for their classroom, collaborate with teachers from across the state, get reinvigorated about teaching, gain professional development points and earn graduate credit hours. 

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Posted: Feb 29, 2024
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February 

Through March 4: Educator Data Collection System is open now through March 4 for submission of Licensed Personnel Report.  

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Posted: Feb 22, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is currently seeking proposals for presenters and vendors for the Safe and Supportive Schools Conference scheduled for April 15-16 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Manhattan.

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Posted: Feb 22, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is sponsoring several professional learning opportunities.

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Posted: Feb 22, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is offering a professional development event that addresses a balanced assessment system and structured literacy on March 19.

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Posted: Feb 22, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is hosting informational webinars on the Kansans Can Star Recognition Program: Individual Plan of Study (IPS).

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Posted: Feb 22, 2024
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KSDE’s Information Technology (IT) team put together a team of experts to help school technology directors and staff members, along with superintendents, principals and others who are interested, navigate the complex and critical practices of cybersecurity and data privacy.

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Posted: Feb 22, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) Is offering a new Introduction to ASQ training to be offered virtually.

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Posted: Feb 22, 2024
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The Kansas Volunteer Commission and Emporia State University School of Humanities + Social Sciences are excited to announce the 2024 Civic Engagement Conference. The conference will be held Wednesday, April 10 at Emporia State University Memorial Union, in Emporia. The theme of the conference is “Empowering Kansas through Civic Engagement."

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Posted: Feb 22, 2024
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Bethany College is hosting its first Bethany College Education Conference on April 13. It's an opportunity for teachers to pick up some more tools for their classroom, collaborate with teachers from across the state, get reinvigorated about teaching, gain professional development points and earn graduate credit hours. 

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Posted: Feb 22, 2024
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February 

Through March 4: Educator Data Collection System is open now through March 4 for submission of Licensed Personnel Report.  

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Posted: Feb 15, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is sponsoring several professional learning opportunities.

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Posted: Feb 15, 2024
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KSDE’s Information Technology (IT) team put together a team of experts to help school technology directors and staff members, along with superintendents, principals and others who are interested, navigate the complex and critical practices of cybersecurity and data privacy.

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Posted: Feb 15, 2024
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In 2024-2025 Kansas will begin an updated system of accreditation, focused on structured literacy, a balanced assessment system, standards alignment, and high quality instruction.

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Posted: Feb 15, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is offering a professional development event that addresses a balanced assessment system and structured literacy.

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Posted: Feb 15, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is hosting informational webinars on the Kansans Can Star Recognition Program: Individual Plan of Study (IPS).

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Posted: Feb 15, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) Is offering a new Introduction to ASQ training to be offered virtually.

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Posted: Feb 15, 2024
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The Kansas Volunteer Commission and Emporia State University School of Humanities + Social Sciences are excited to announce the 2024 Civic Engagement Conference. The conference will be held Wednesday, April 10 at Emporia State University Memorial Union, in Emporia. The theme of the conference is “Empowering Kansas through Civic Engagement.”

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Posted: Feb 15, 2024
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Bethany College is hosting its first Bethany College Education Conference on April 13. It's an opportunity for teachers to pick up some more tools for their classroom, collaborate with teachers from across the state, get reinvigorated about teaching, gain professional development points and earn graduate credit hours. 

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Posted: Feb 15, 2024
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February 

Through March 4: Educator Data Collection System is open now through March 4 for submission of Licensed Personnel Report.  

21: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., KSDE: Meaningful Feedback to Fuel Instruction. Greenbush, Lawrence. Cost is $35. Meals provided. In person. To register, click here

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Posted: Feb 8, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is sponsoring several professional learning opportunities.

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Posted: Feb 8, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is conducting a 2024 Kansas Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) Grant competition. The 21st CCLC grant provides funds for out-of-school time programs serving students that attend a school with a 40% or higher free/reduced lunch population. The Request for Application can be found at: https://www.ksde.org/Default.aspx?tabid=740.

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Posted: Feb 8, 2024
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In 2024-2025 Kansas will begin an updated system of accreditation, focused on structured literacy, a balanced assessment system, standards alignment, and high quality instruction.

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Posted: Feb 8, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is offering a professional development event that addresses a balanced assessment system and structured literacy.

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Posted: Feb 8, 2024
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KSDE’s Information Technology (IT) team put together a team of experts to help school technology directors and staff members, along with superintendents, principals and others who are interested, navigate the complex and critical practices of cybersecurity and data privacy.

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Posted: Feb 8, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is hosting informational webinars on the Kansans Can Star Recognition Program: Individual Plan of Study (IPS).

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Posted: Feb 8, 2024
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The Kansas Volunteer Commission and Emporia State University School of Humanities + Social Sciences are excited to announce the 2024 Civic Engagement Conference. The conference will be held Wednesday, April 10 at Emporia State University Memorial Union, in Emporia. The theme of the conference is “Empowering Kansas through Civic Engagement.”

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Posted: Feb 8, 2024
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The Kansans Can Star Recognition Program is now in its fifth year of recognizing school districts for the great work taking place to help the state achieve its vision of leading the world in the success of each student. 

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Posted: Feb 8, 2024
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The Kansas Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS) and Alignment is offering Playful Learning Across the Day in Pre-K, a professional development opportunity. 

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Posted: Feb 8, 2024
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February 

Through March 4: Educator Data Collection System is open now through March 4 for submission of Licensed Personnel Report.  

5-9: National School Counseling Week. 

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Posted: Feb 1, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is offering a professional development event that addresses a balanced assessment system and structured literacy. 

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Posted: Feb 1, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is sponsoring several professional learning opportunities.

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Posted: Feb 1, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is conducting a 2024 Kansas Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) Grant competition. The 21st CCLC grant provides funds for out-of-school time programs serving students that attend a school with a 40% or higher free/reduced lunch population.

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Posted: Feb 1, 2024
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The path to leading the world in the success of each student starts in early childhood, long before a 5-year-old child begins kindergarten. Join the Kansas State Department of Education from 1-2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 8, to discuss the 2024-2025 Kansans Can Star Recognition Program for Kindergarten Readiness. KSDE staff will review the 2024-2025 Kindergarten Readiness Rubric, which has been updated to simplify the self-assessment process. Attendees will be invited to share success stories and ideas with their peers.

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Posted: Feb 1, 2024
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The Spring Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training Program will be offered online between Feb. 12-April 12. 

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Posted: Feb 1, 2024
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KSDE’s Information Technology (IT) team put together a team of experts to help school technology directors and staff members, along with superintendents, principals and others who are interested, navigate the complex and critical practices of cybersecurity and data privacy.

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Posted: Feb 1, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is hosting informational webinars on the Kansans Can Star Recognition Program: Individual Plan of Study (IPS).

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Posted: Feb 1, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) Is offering a new Introduction to ASQ training to be offered virtually.

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Posted: Feb 1, 2024
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The Kansas Volunteer Commission and Emporia State University School of Humanities + Social Sciences are excited to announce the 2024 Civic Engagement Conference. The conference will be held Wednesday, April 10 at Emporia State University Memorial Union, in Emporia. The theme of the conference is “Empowering Kansas through Civic Engagement.”

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Posted: Feb 1, 2024
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The Kansans Can Star Recognition Program is now in its fifth year of recognizing school districts for the great work taking place to help the state achieve its vision of leading the world in the success of each student.

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Posted: Feb 1, 2024
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The Kansas Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS) and Alignment is offering Playful Learning Across the Day in Pre-K, a professional development opportunity.

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Posted: Feb 1, 2024
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February

Through March 4: Educator Data Collection System is open now through March 4 for submission of Licensed Personnel Report. 

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Posted: Jan 25, 2024
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The 2024 School Bus Safety Poster Contest, co-sponsored by the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) School Bus Safety Unit and the Kansas State Pupil Transportation Association, is now open for any Kansas student.

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Posted: Jan 25, 2024
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The Kansas Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS) and Alignment is offering Playful Learning Across the Day in Pre-K, a professional development opportunity.

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Posted: Jan 25, 2024
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School districts are invited to participate in an informational session about hosting a Visiting International Teacher (VIT) in the 2024-2025 school year. The webinar will be held from 12-1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 2. The webinar will be recorded and posted on the Visiting International Teacher webpage afterwards. Access the webinar at: https://ksde.zoom.us/j/86185961234.

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Posted: Jan 25, 2024
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The Kansans Can Star Recognition Program is now in its fifth year of recognizing school districts for the great work taking place to help the state achieve its vision of leading the world in the success of each student.

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Posted: Jan 25, 2024
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The path to leading the world in the success of each student starts in early childhood, long before a 5-year-old child begins kindergarten. Join the Kansas State Department of Education from 1-2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 8, to discuss the 2024-2025 Kansans Can Star Recognition Program for Kindergarten Readiness. KSDE staff will review the 2024-2025 Kindergarten Readiness Rubric, which has been updated to simplify the self-assessment process.

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Posted: Jan 25, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is offering a professional development event that addresses a balanced assessment system and structured literacy.

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Posted: Jan 25, 2024
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KSDE’s Information Technology (IT) team put together a team of experts to help school technology directors and staff members, along with superintendents, principals and others who are interested, navigate the complex and critical practices of cybersecurity and data privacy.

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Posted: Jan 25, 2024
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The Spring Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training Program will be offered online between Feb. 12-April 12.

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Posted: Jan 25, 2024
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The Kansas Digital Learning Conference is scheduled for Feb. 15-16 at the Andover eCademy, 1411 N. Main in Andover.   

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Posted: Jan 25, 2024
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January  

Through March 4: Educator Data Collection System is open now through march 4 for submission of Licensed Personnel Report. 

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Posted: Jan 18, 2024
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The Kansans Can Star Recognition Program is now in its fifth year of recognizing school districts for the great work taking place to help the state achieve its vision of leading the world in the success of each student.

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Posted: Jan 18, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is offering a professional development event that addresses a balanced assessment system and structured literacy.

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Posted: Jan 18, 2024
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KSDE’s Information Technology (IT) team put together a team of experts to help school technology directors and staff members, along with superintendents, principals and others who are interested, navigate the complex and critical practices of cybersecurity and data privacy.  

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Posted: Jan 18, 2024
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The Spring Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training Program will be offered online Feb. 12-April 12.

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Posted: Jan 18, 2024
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The Kansas Digital Learning Conference is scheduled for Feb. 15-16 at the Andover eCademy, 1411 N. Main in Andover.   

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Posted: Jan 18, 2024
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January  

19: Quarterly reporting for ESSER funds on CommonApp closes. 

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Posted: Jan 11, 2024
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To help celebrate January being Kansas/National Mentoring Month, the Kansas Volunteer Commission is hosting an informational session with Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters (KBBBS) from 1-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16. 

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Posted: Jan 11, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is offering a professional development event that addresses a balanced assessment system and structured literacy. 

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Posted: Jan 11, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE), in conjunction with BTU Consultants, will provide two additional opportunities for E-Rate training via Zoom this month. 

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Posted: Jan 11, 2024
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The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) will be the topic of the first workshop of the Kansas State Department of Education’s (KSDE) Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Professional Development Webinar Series that kicks off at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17.

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Posted: Jan 11, 2024
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The Spring Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training Program will be offered online between Feb. 12-April 12.

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Posted: Jan 11, 2024
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The Kansas Digital Learning Conference is scheduled for Feb. 15-16 at the Andover eCademy, 1411 N. Main in Andover.  

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Posted: Jan 11, 2024
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January

Through March 4: Educator Data Collection System open now through March 4 for submission of License Personnel Report. 

12: Submission deadline for fiscal year 2023 annual reporting survey for Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds. 

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Posted: Jan 4, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE), in conjunction with BTU Consultants, will provide two additional opportunities for E-Rate training via Zoom this month. 

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Posted: Jan 4, 2024
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Applications for the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) Association of Educational Office Professionals (AEOP) Margaret Van Horn Scholarship must be postmarked by Friday, Jan. 12. 

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Posted: Jan 4, 2024
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Experts from across Kansas will help attendees of the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) 2024 Summer Academy learn evidence-based methods and strategies that can help positively impact instruction and assessments. 

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Posted: Jan 4, 2024
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Register now for the Kansas Annual Career and Technical Education Conference in order to lock in discounted pricing. 

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Posted: Jan 4, 2024
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The Spring Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training Program will be offered online between Feb. 12-April 12  

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Posted: Jan 4, 2024
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The Kansas Digital Learning Conference is scheduled for Feb. 15-16 at the Andover eCademy, 1411 N. Main in Andover.  

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Posted: Jan 4, 2024
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The deadline to register for the 42nd annual Kansas Division for Early Childhood Conference (KDEC) is quickly approaching. 

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Posted: Jan 4, 2024
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January

Through March 4: Educator Data Collection System is open now through March 4 for submission of Licensed Personnel Report. 

5: Deadline for test coordinators to submit requests for accommodations for ACT. 

5: Deadline to submit accommodations requests for ACT through the Test Accessibility and Accommodations System (TAA). It takes time for approval, so please submit requests early.  

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Posted: Dec 28, 2023
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Experts from across Kansas will help attendees of the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) 2024 Summer Academy learn evidence-based methods and strategies that can help positively impact instruction and assessments.

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Posted: Dec 28, 2023
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Register now for the Kansas Annual Career and Technical Education Conference to lock in discounted pricing.

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Posted: Dec 28, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is sponsoring two in-person trainings next month. There is no cost to attend either training. 

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Posted: Dec 28, 2023
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Several health careers will be highlighted during the 2024 Virtual Health Care Career Day, scheduled for 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 1. 

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Posted: Dec 28, 2023
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The Spring 2024 Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training Program will be Feb. 12-April 12, 2024. 

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Posted: Dec 28, 2023
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The Kansas Digital Learning Conference is scheduled for Feb. 15-16 at the Andover eCademy, 1411 N. Main in Andover. 

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Posted: Dec 28, 2023
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“Inclusion Matters” is the theme for the 42nd annual Kansas Division for Early Childhood Conference (KDEC).

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Posted: Dec 28, 2023
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CALENDAR 

January

1: KSDE offices closed in observance of New Year’s.

1-March 4: Educator Data Collection System open for submission of Licensed Personnel Report (LPR).

2: Star Assessments Regional Training. Star educators can join the session at Waconda USD 272. Learn more and register here.

5: Deadline for test coordinators to submit requests for accommodations for ACT.

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Posted: Dec 21, 2023
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WorkCTE, like ChatGPT, is becoming even more technical, automated and essential for the future. How are Kansas students being prepared for that? Find out more about WorkCTE at the Kansas Annual Career and Technical Education Conference, scheduled for Feb. 5-7 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Manhattan.

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Posted: Dec 21, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is sponsoring two regional in-person trainings early in January 2024. There is no cost to attend either training. 

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Posted: Dec 21, 2023
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Bethany College has announced registration is now open for its 2024 education conference, Innovative Next Steps in Pre-K-12 Learning.

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Posted: Dec 21, 2023
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Registration is now open for the 2024 Virtual Health Care Career Day, which is scheduled for 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 1. 

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Posted: Dec 21, 2023
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The Spring 2024 Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training Program is an eight-week course beginning Feb. 12 and concluding on April 12, 2024. 

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Posted: Dec 21, 2023
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The Kansas Digital Learning Conference is scheduled for Feb. 15-16 at the Andover eCademy, 1411 N. Main in Andover. 

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Posted: Dec 21, 2023
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The 42nd annual Kansas Division for Early Childhood (KDEC) Conference offers attendees an opportunity for professional growth and through an array of sessions, networking experiences and other activities.

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Posted: Dec 21, 2023
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December

25: KSDE offices closed in observance of Christmas holiday.

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Posted: Dec 14, 2023
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Registration is now open for the 2024 Virtual Health Care Career Day, which is scheduled for 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 1.  

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Posted: Dec 14, 2023
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Learning Forward Kansas is hosting Marcia Tate and her presentation “Sit and Get Won’t Grow Dendrites: 20 Professional Learning Strategies that Engage the Adult Brain” from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Feb. 7.  

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Posted: Dec 14, 2023
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Melissa Rooker, executive director of the Kansas Children’s Cabinet and Trust Fund, has been announced as one of the featured speakers at the First 1,000 Days Kansas Summit. 

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Posted: Dec 14, 2023
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The 42nd annual Kansas Division for Early Childhood Conference (KDEC) offers attendees an opportunity for professional growth and an array of sessions, networking experiences and other activities. 

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Posted: Dec 14, 2023
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Applications are now being accepted for the 2024 Kansas Crime Stoppers Association collegiate scholarships. 

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Posted: Dec 14, 2023
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Event also celebrates 200th anniversary of Braille code

Celebrate Access! is a new event that explores the unique ways people with visual impairment access the world, and it also celebrates the 200th anniversary of the Braille code. 

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Posted: Dec 14, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is sponsoring two regional in-person trainings early in January 2024. There is no cost to attend either training.  

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Posted: Dec 14, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education’s (KSDE)’s Kansas Individual Data on Students (KIDS) staff members are offering KIDS staff training in person and via Zoom in December and January.  

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Posted: Dec 14, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education School Bus Safety Unit will be holding a Transportation Basics Workshop for transportation directors/supervisors from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 28, in Great Bend. 

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Posted: Dec 14, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is offering a professional development event that addresses a balanced assessment system and structured literacy.  

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Posted: Dec 14, 2023
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Kansas Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS) and Alignment will host one-day free trainings to help expand understanding of the FastBridge assessment system.  

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Posted: Dec 14, 2023
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December  

15: Deadline for Kansas counselors to submit feedback survey on 2023 fall professional development. 

19: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Kansas Individual Data on Students (KIDS) training, via Zoom. To register, visit the KSDE Training Portal. You must have an account to register. Upon login, click KIDS and KIDS Training to access courses. The course will focus on using KIDS data, understanding submission types and methods and be more hands-on than in previous years.  

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Posted: Dec 7, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is offering a professional development event that addresses a balanced assessment system and structured literacy.

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Posted: Dec 7, 2023
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The Innovative Next Steps in Pre-K-12 Learning Education Conference will take place April 13 at Bethany College and will feature several leaders in education.

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Posted: Dec 7, 2023
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As Renaissance begins planning professional learning opportunities sponsored by the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE), the company is seeking educator input.

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Posted: Dec 7, 2023
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Kansas Multi-Tier Systems of Support (MTSS) and Alignment will host one-day free trainings to help expand understanding of the FastBridge assessment system.

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Posted: Dec 7, 2023
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The KSDE Technical Assistance System Network (TASN) will host in-person, full-day Kansas Early Childhood Outcome (ECO) Rating Process Workshops in 2024.

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Posted: Dec 7, 2023
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Stakeholders are invited to attend an event focused on better understanding surveys administered to students in Kansas schools.

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Posted: Dec 7, 2023
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The University of Kansas has announced the Spring 2024 Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training Program for Feb. 12-April 12, 2024.

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Posted: Dec 7, 2023
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The Kansas Digital Learning Conference is scheduled for Feb. 15-16 at the Andover eCademy, 1411 N. Main in Andover.

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December

8: 4-5 p.m. KSDE’s monthly math meeting. Topic: Tier Intervention. Zoom: https://ksde.zoom.us/j/88043941824. For more information, contact KSDE’s Jennifer Hamlet via email at jhamlet@kse.org or by phone at 785-296-6823.

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The Early Childhood Outcomes (ECO) and the Child Outcome Summary (COS) process were developed to capture the impact of early childhood special education services on young children with disabilities. 

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The Early Childhood Outcomes (ECO) and the Child Outcome Summary (COS) process were developed to capture the impact of early childhood special education services on young children with disabilities. 

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Posted: Nov 30, 2023
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Stakeholders are invited to attend an event focused on better understanding surveys administered to students in Kansas schools. 

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Posted: Nov 30, 2023
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The University of Kansas has announced the Spring 2024 Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training Program for Feb. 12-April 12, 2024. 

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Posted: Nov 30, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) will host Science Regional Professional Learning Communities in February and April 2024. 

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Posted: Nov 30, 2023
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Kansas Multi-Tier Systems of Support (MTSS) and Alignment will host one-day free trainings to help expand understanding of the FastBridge assessment system. 

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Posted: Nov 30, 2023
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As Renaissance begins planning professional learning opportunities sponsored by the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE), the company is seeking educator input. 

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The Association of Teacher Educators of Kansas (ATE-K) is currently accepting session proposals for the 2024 ATE-K/Kansas Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (KACTE) Spring Conference. 

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Posted: Nov 30, 2023
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The Kansas Digital Learning Conference is scheduled for Feb. 15-16 at the Andover eCademy, 1411 N. Main in Andover. 

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December 

4: 4-4:30 p.m., Coffee with Counselors, Ugly Sweater Party, Zoom. Connect with KSDE school counselor leader coordinators to celebrate the holidays. Registration Link

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Posted: Nov 16, 2023
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Four Kansas Parents as Teachers affiliates have been named Blue Ribbon affiliates by the Parents as Teachers National Center.

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Posted: Nov 16, 2023
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The Association of Teacher Educators of Kansas (ATE-K) is currently accepting session proposals for the 2024 ATE-K/Kansas Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (KACTE) Spring Conference.

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Posted: Nov 16, 2023
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The Kansas Digital Learning Conference is scheduled for Feb. 15-16 at the Andover eCademy, 1411 N. Main in Andover.

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Posted: Nov 16, 2023
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There are two remaining FastBridge and Star trainings for the month of November, said Sheleena Taylor, a Renaissance customer success manager for Kansas.

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Posted: Nov 16, 2023
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November

20: Last day to request December federal funds (Form 240) if funds are available. More information, Rose Ireland, 785-296-4973.

20: 3-3:30 p.m., Coffee with Counselors, Connecting Rural Counselors, Zoom. Connect with rural counselors to discuss topics related to being a counselor in a rural area. Registration Link

23-24: KSDE offices closed in observance of Thanksgiving.

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Posted: Nov 9, 2023
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The Kansas Volunteer Commission has been selected as a finalist for the 2023 Commission Innovation Awards sponsored by America’s Service Commissions (ASC).

The Kansas Volunteer Commission, which is a program of the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE), is one of three finalists in the Innovation in Civic Engagement and Volunteerism category, according to the ASC website.

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Posted: Nov 9, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) Early Childhood team and the Kansas Parent Information Resource Center (KPIRC) are partnering for an online training on the Ages and Stages Questionnaires ® Third Edition (ASQ:3) and Ages and Stages ®: Social-Emotional, Second Edition (ASQ: SE-2).

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Posted: Nov 9, 2023
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Additional details have been released regarding the Kansas Digital Learning Conference, which is scheduled for Feb. 15-16 at the Andover eCademy, 1411 N. Main in Andover.

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Posted: Nov 9, 2023
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Nominations for the 2025 Kansas Teacher of the Year will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9.

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Posted: Nov 9, 2023
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Each FastBridge user has access to FASTflix through a state partnership, said Sheleena Taylor, a Renaissance customer success manager for Kansas.

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Posted: Nov 9, 2023
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November

Through Nov. 10: Testing window for PreACT 8/9.

Through Nov. 10: Request for State Foundation Aid for December. More information, contact Rose Ireland at 785-296-4973.

10: KSDE offices closed in observance of Veterans Day.

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Wednesday, Nov. 8, is National Parents as Teachers Day, and the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is honored to support 64 Kansas Parents as Teachers (PAT) affiliates across the state.

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Posted: Nov 2, 2023
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The nomination deadline for the 2025 Kansas Teacher of the Year is Thursday, Nov. 9.

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Posted: Nov 2, 2023
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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Family Leadership Team is seeking parents who would like to participate in one of two roundtable sessions in November.

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Posted: Nov 2, 2023
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The Kansas Leadership Center (KLC) is hosting an online discussion from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, about demographic shifts and the impact they have on Kansas schools.

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Posted: Nov 2, 2023
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Each FastBridge user has access to FASTflix through the state partnership, said Sheleena Taylor, a Renaissance customer success manager for Kansas.

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November

Through Nov. 10: Testing window for PreACT 8/9.

3: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., IPS Technical Assistance Opportunity, Greenbush, 947 W. 47 highway, Girard. Click here to register

8: 10-11 a.m., KSDE staff members will be available to answer questions via Zoom about migrant student reporting. Join the Zoom meeting here. The meeting ID is 894 3382 3936 and the passcode is 388813.

8: Kansas Vaping ECHO for Education program, Part 5.

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Posted: Oct 26, 2023
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The nomination deadline for the 2025 Kansas Teacher of the Year is Thursday, Nov. 9.

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Posted: Oct 26, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education’s (KSDE)’s Kansas Individual Data on Students (KIDS) staff will offer training in the southwestern part of Kansas in November.

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Posted: Oct 26, 2023
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The Kansas Educational Leadership Institute (KELI) is hosting a learning opportunity about teacher recruitment and retention.

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Posted: Oct 26, 2023
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Career and technical education (CTE) instructors, coordinators and administrators are invited to attend the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCEER) CTE New Skilled Trades Instructor Workshop Conference on Nov. 8 at the Wichita Airport Hilton DoubleTree.

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Posted: Oct 26, 2023
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Two different dates and locations are set for the Kansas MTSS (Multi-Tier System of Supports) and Alignment Reading Roadshow.

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Posted: Oct 26, 2023
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Renaissance has announced upcoming FastBridge and Star trainings, said Sheleena Taylor, a Renaissance customer success manager for Kansas.

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Posted: Oct 26, 2023
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October 

1-31: National Bullying Prevention Month.  

1-31: National Farm to School Month. 

Through Nov. 10: Testing window for PreACT 8/9. 

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Posted: Oct 19, 2023
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The Kansas Educational Leadership Institute (KELI) is hosting a learning opportunity about teacher recruitment and retention.

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Posted: Oct 19, 2023
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Career and technical education (CTE) instructors, coordinators and administrators are invited to attend the National Center for Construction Education and Research CTE New Skilled Trades Instructor Workshop Conference on Nov. 8 at the Wichita Airport Hilton DoubleTree.

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Posted: Oct 19, 2023
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Two different dates and locations are set for the Kansas MTSS (Multi-Tier System of Supports) and Alignment Reading Roadshow.

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Posted: Oct 19, 2023
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The nomination deadline for the 2025 Kansas Teacher of the Year is Thursday, Nov. 9.

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Posted: Oct 19, 2023
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Renaissance has announced a new Kansas Landing Page where educators can go for updates, resources and avenues for support, said Sheleena Taylor, a Renaissance customer success manager for Kansas.

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Posted: Oct 19, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education’s math team will host monthly math meetings to go over topics educators wanted to learn more about.

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Posted: Oct 19, 2023
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October

1-31: National Bullying Prevention Month. 

1-31: National Farm to School Month.

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Posted: Oct 12, 2023
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Kansas's first Apply Free Days will be held Nov. 7-9 for Kansas residents. 

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Posted: Oct 12, 2023
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Two different dates and locations are set for the Kansas MTSS (Multi-Tier System of Supports) and Alignment Reading Roadshow. 

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Posted: Oct 12, 2023
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Save the date for the Kansas Digital Learning Conference in February. 

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Posted: Oct 12, 2023
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The nomination deadline for the 2025 Kansas Teacher of the Year is Thursday, Nov. 9. 

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Posted: Oct 12, 2023
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Renaissance has announced a new Kansas Landing Page where educators can go for updates, resources and avenues for support, said Sheleena Taylor, a Renaissance customer success manager for Kansas. 

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Posted: Oct 12, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education’s math team will host monthly math meetings to go over topics educators wanted to learn more about.

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Posted: Oct 12, 2023
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Join the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) and Andover Unified School District 385 for an Elementary Science Summit centered around the best thematic units. 

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Posted: Oct 12, 2023
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The deadline to submit session proposals and poster session proposals for the 42nd Annual Kansas Division for Early Childhood Conference has been extended to Wednesday, Oct. 20. 

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Posted: Oct 12, 2023
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The deadline to register for the Great Ideas in Education Conference: Empowered Together is Friday, Oct. 13.  

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Posted: Oct 12, 2023
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Visit Kansas Safe Routes to Schools for ways to get more kids walking, biking, and rolling to school, improve route safety, and increase health and physical activity. Safe Routes to Schools programs can decrease the number of families driving to school, which can reduce traffic, improve air quality, and reduce costs for families. 

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Posted: Oct 12, 2023
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The Kansas Technical Assistance System Network (TASN) School Mental Health Initiative (SMHI) is hosting a Trauma-Responsive School Community Facilitation Workshop in January 2024.  

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Posted: Oct 12, 2023
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October 

1-31: National Bullying Prevention Month.  

1-31: National Farm to School Month. 

Through Nov. 10: Testing window for PreACT 8/9. 

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Posted: Oct 5, 2023
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Join the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) and Andover Unified School District 385 for an Elementary Science Summit centered around the best thematic units. 

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Posted: Oct 5, 2023
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Representatives from colleges, businesses, military and certification programs will be on hand to talk to students about career opportunities during the sixth annual ESSDACK Career Expo.  

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Posted: Oct 5, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education has several Science Regional Professional Learning Communities planned around the state in February 2024. 

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Posted: Oct 5, 2023
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If you haven’t registered for the Great Ideas in Education Conference: Empowered Together, do it soon because registration closes on Oct. 13.  

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Posted: Oct 5, 2023
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Several FastBridge and Star trainings are scheduled throughout the month of October. 

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Posted: Oct 5, 2023
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CALENDAR 

October

1-31: National Bullying Prevention Month.  

1-31: National Farm to School Month. 

2-6: Kansas Anti-Bullying Awareness Week.  

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Posted: Sep 28, 2023
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The Kansas Digital Learning Conference will take place Feb. 15-16 at the Andover eCademy, 1411 N. Main in Andover. 

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Posted: Sep 28, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) administers several award programs for districts to recognize outstanding students and teachers throughout the state. 

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Posted: Sep 28, 2023
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The 71st annual Fall Conference for School Counselors, slated for Nov. 17, will feature a keynote presentation from award-winning educator Brandi Heather. 

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Posted: Sep 28, 2023
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If you haven’t registered for the Great Ideas in Education Conference: Empowered Together, do it soon because registration closes on Oct. 13.  

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Posted: Sep 28, 2023
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Several FastBridge and Star trainings are scheduled throughout the month of October, including a fall Star Regional training on Wednesday, Oct. 4. 

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Posted: Sep 28, 2023
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Presenters are needed for the 42nd annual Kansas Division for Early Childhood Conference, which is scheduled for Feb. 28-March 1 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Wichita Airport in Wichita. 

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September  

29: 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., CTE Technical Assistance opportunity, Orion, 13939 Diagonal Ave., Clearwater. Click here to register

29: Noon-1 p.m., KSDE weekly “ASQ Tips and Questions Session.” KSDE staff members will be available to answer questions and help with the ASQ. Visit the KSDE TASN Calendar at ksdetasn.org/events to register.  

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Posted: Sep 21, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education is sponsoring a Star regional training on Wednesday, Oct. 4. 

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Posted: Sep 21, 2023
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The 71st annual Fall Conference for School Counselors, slated for Nov. 17, will feature a keynote presentation from award-winning educator Brandi Heather. 

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Posted: Sep 21, 2023
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If you haven’t registered for the Great Ideas in Education Conference: Empowered Together, do it soon because registration closes on Oct. 13.  

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Posted: Sep 21, 2023
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September

22: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., CTE Technical Assistance opportunity, Greenbush, 1104 E. 1100 Road, Lawrence. Click here to register

22: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Kansas MTSS and Alignment Regional FastBridge training session, DoubleTree by Hilton, 200 McDonald Drive, Lawrence. Click here to register. Space is limited. The training sessions are sponsored by Kansas MTSS and Alignment. 

22: Noon-1 p.m., KSDE weekly “ASQ Tips and Questions Session.” KSDE staff members will be available to answer questions and help with the ASQ. Visit the KSDE TASN Calendar at ksdetasn.org/events to register. This series will conclude Friday, Sept. 29. 

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Posted: Sep 14, 2023
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The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) Safe Routes to School program is providing planning assistance and kick-start grants to schools and communities interested in Safe Routes to School. 

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Posted: Sep 14, 2023
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It may be several months away, but now is a great time to add the 42nd annual Kansas Division for Early Childhood Conference to your calendar. 

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Posted: Sep 14, 2023
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Last week, the Kansas Children’s Cabinet and Trust Fund announced a new grant opportunity. The Capital Projects Fund Accelerator will award $38 million in construction-only grants for community multi-purpose facilities to expand on the state’s efforts to create new licensed child care slots while adding space to enable work, health monitoring and education supports. 

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Posted: Sep 14, 2023
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Participants of the Kansas Multi-Tier System of Supports and Alignment’s pre-K make-and-take trainings will learn how to intentionally plan for centers and small group instruction within the preschool classroom.  

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Posted: Sep 14, 2023
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September

15: 8:30 a.m.-noon, Counting KIDS Workshop, Cimmaron High School Auditorium, 400 N. 5th in Cimmaron. https://learning.ksde.org/.

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Posted: Sep 7, 2023
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The sixth annual Kansas Vision Symposium will be Oct. 27 at the Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview, 400 West Douglas Ave. in Wichita. 

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Posted: Sep 7, 2023
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The 2023 Great Ideas in Education Conference: Empowered Together offers three outstanding keynote speakers, breakout sessions, networking opportunities and the chance to meet like-minded educators from across the state. 

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Posted: Sep 7, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is sponsoring an upcoming panel discussion and a fall Star regional training. 

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Posted: Sep 7, 2023
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The Kansas Technical Assistance System Network (TASN) School Mental Health Initiative (SMHI) is hosting a Trauma-Responsive School Community Facilitation Workshop in January 2024. 

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Posted: Sep 7, 2023
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Participants of the Kansas Multi-Tier System of Supports and Alignment’s pre-K make-and-take trainings will learn how to intentionally plan for centers and small group instruction within the preschool classroom.  

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Posted: Sep 7, 2023
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A four-week, text-dependent book study can assist English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) teachers and general education teachers in understanding language acquisition; planning, teaching and assessing English language lessons; and using evidence-based skills and activities.  

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Posted: Sep 7, 2023
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Kansas school districts are encouraged to nominate one exemplary elementary classroom teacher and one exemplary secondary classroom teacher for the 2025 Kansas Teacher of the Year award program. 

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Posted: Sep 7, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education is hosting a 10-week professional development study via Zoom focusing on structure literacy interventions.  

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Posted: Sep 7, 2023
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September is Suicide Prevention Month, and the School-Based Mental Health 2023-2024 ECHO series is gearing up to equip and empower school-based professionals with resources to address suicide in their school communities.  

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September

8: Noon-1 p.m., KSDE weekly “ASQ Tips and Questions Session.” KSDE staff members will be available to answer questions and help with the ASQ. Visit the KSDE TASN Calendar at ksdetasn.org/events to register. This series will conclude Friday, Sept. 29.  

8: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., CTE Technical Assistance opportunity, Smoky Hill Education Service Center, 605 E. Crawford St., Salina. Click here to register.  

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Posted: Aug 31, 2023
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A four-week text dependent book study can assist English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) teachers and general education teachers in understanding language acquisition; planning, teaching and assessing English language lessons; and using evidence-based skills and activities. 

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Posted: Aug 31, 2023
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If you haven’t already registered to attend one of this year’s Counting KIDS workshops, there is still time to sign up for one of the September sessions. 

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Posted: Aug 31, 2023
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Kansans are invited to celebrate literacy Sept. 4-10, which Gov. Laura Kelly has proclaimed Kansas Literacy Week. 

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Posted: Aug 31, 2023
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September is Suicide Prevention Month, and the School-Based Mental Health 2023-2024 ECHO series is gearing up to equip and empower school-based professionals with resources to address suicide in their school communities.

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Posted: Aug 31, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education is hosting a 10-week professional development study via Zoom focusing on structure literacy interventions. 

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Posted: Aug 31, 2023
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There are several IXL Math resources available to help teachers and students have a successful 2023-2024 school year. 

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Posted: Aug 31, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is providing Individual Plan of Study (IPS) and Career and Technical Education (CTE) Technical Assistance training opportunities this fall at educational service centers across the state.   

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Posted: Aug 31, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is offering free access to videos and support documents from four professional development sessions provided this summer. 

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Posted: Aug 31, 2023
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Teachers who are comfortable expressing honest opinions and concerns are four times more likely to be excited about their future careers in education, according to a survey by the Quaglia Institute for School Voice and Aspirations (QISVA). 

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Posted: Aug 31, 2023
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Back by popular demand, the Fresh Look at Phonics text-based professional learning opportunity will start at 5 p.m. Sept. 20.  

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Posted: Aug 31, 2023
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August 

31: 5 p.m., deadline for completed Stronger Connections Grant (SCG). Instructions and required forms are located in the Request for Application at the following link: https://www.ksde.org/Default.aspx?tabid=792

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Posted: Aug 23, 2023
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This fall, the U.S. Department of Education invites high schools to enter the Your Place in Space Challenge — a CTE Momentum challenge to create new solutions for space and inspire students to envision careers in the space industry.

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Posted: Aug 23, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is offering free access to videos and support documents from four professional development sessions that were provided this summer.

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Posted: Aug 23, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is providing Individual Plan of Study (IPS) and Career and Technical Education (CTE) Technical Assistance training opportunities this fall at educational service centers across the state. 

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Posted: Aug 23, 2023
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Back by popular demand, the Fresh Look at Phonics text-based professional learning opportunity will start at 5 p.m. Sept. 20.

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Posted: Aug 23, 2023
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FastBridge screening assessment measures give instructional teams a wealth of data. However, how do teams harness that data to inform instructional practice at the ground level?

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Posted: Aug 23, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education’s (KSDE) annual Counting KIDS Workshops begin Monday, Aug. 28, and continue on selected dates through Sept. 13, in advance of the Sept. 20 Count Day.

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August

25: Noon-1 p.m., KSDE weekly “ASQ Tips and Questions Session.” KSDE staff members will be available to answer questions and help with the ASQ. Visit the KSDE TASN Calendar at ksdetasn.org/events to register. This series will conclude Friday, Sept. 29.

28: 1-4:30 p.m. Counting KIDS Workshop, Oakley, Northwest Kansas Educational Service Center, 703 W. 2nd, Oakley. Register by Aug. 21 on the KSDE Training Portal at https://learning.ksde.org/.

29: 8:30 a.m.-noon, Counting KIDS Workshop, Cimarron High School Auditorium, Cimmaron USD 102, 400 N. 5th, Cimarron. Register by Aug. 21 on the KSDE Training Portal at https://learning.ksde.org/.

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Posted: Aug 17, 2023
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All eligible students are encouraged to apply for the 2024 United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP).

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Posted: Aug 17, 2023
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FastBridge screening assessment measures give instructional teams a wealth of data. However, how do those teams utilize that data to inform instructional practice at the ground level?

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Calendar 

August

18: Noon-1 p.m., KSDE weekly “ASQ Tips and Questions Session.” KSDE staff members will be available to answer questions and help with the ASQ. Visit the KSDE TASN Calendar at ksdetasn.org/events to register. This series will conclude Friday, Sept. 29.

23: 9 a.m., School-Based Mental Health 2023-2024 ECHO series begins via Zoom. For more information, topics, dates and to register for this free opportunity, visit https://www.kumc.edu/community-engagement/our-divisions/project-echo/current-series/school-based-mental-health-echo.html.

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Posted: Aug 10, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) administers several award programs that can help districts recognize outstanding students and teachers throughout the state.

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Posted: Aug 10, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is providing Individual Plan of Study (IPS) and Career and Technical Education (CTE) Technical Assistance opportunities this fall at educational service centers across the state.

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Posted: Aug 10, 2023
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Kansas high schools are invited to register for the Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR) 2023 Apply Kansas Campaign. 

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Posted: Aug 10, 2023
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August

11: Noon-1 p.m., KSDE weekly “ASQ Tips and Questions Session.” KSDE staff members will be available to answer questions and help with the ASQ. Visit the KSDE TASN Calendar at ksdetasn.org/events to register. This series will conclude Friday, Sept. 29.

13: Last day of Sunflower Summer program.

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Posted: Aug 3, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is providing Individual Plan of Study (IPS) and Career and Technical Education (CTE) Technical Assistance opportunities this fall at educational service centers across the state. 

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Posted: Aug 3, 2023
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Applications for the 2024 Kansas Horizon Award program are now available. 

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Posted: Aug 3, 2023
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Registration is open for the virtual Kansas Vaping ECHO for Education Summit, which will take place 9-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30. 

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Posted: Aug 3, 2023
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Kansas high schools are invited to register for the Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR) 2023 Apply Kansas Campaign. 

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Posted: Aug 3, 2023
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As the state prepares for singer-songwriter Dolly Parton’s visit and students are preparing to return to school, it is a great time to remind families that every Kansas child from birth to age 5 can receive free books every month from Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. 

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Posted: Aug 3, 2023
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The Kansas Children’s Service League (KCSL) is offering several child abuse prevention and strengthening families training topics in August and September, including some evening opportunities. 

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Posted: Aug 3, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) and the Kansas Association of Teachers of Science (KATS) are partnering to host a monthly virtual professional learning community for educators in their first through third years of teaching science. 

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Posted: Aug 3, 2023
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August 

8-9: Kansas State Board of Education meeting. View the live stream at https://www.ksde.org/Board/Kansas-State-Board-of-Education/Streaming-Media

9: 1-1:45 p.m. Informational webinar on Mindfulness and School-Based Yoga: Tools for the Classroom E-Learning Course. Register for the informational webinar here

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Posted: Jul 27, 2023
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Movie helps bring awareness to human trafficking

Human trafficking is the fastest growing and second largest – after drug dealing - criminal industry in the world, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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Posted: Jul 27, 2023
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Several resources are available to support schools in engaging with the families of incoming kindergarteners to complete the Ages & Stages Questionnaires®, Third Edition (ASQ-3) and the Ages & Stages Questionnaires®: Social-Emotional, Second Edition (ASQ: SE-2).  

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Posted: Jul 27, 2023
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July

28: KSDE will host a Zoom meeting to review the steps schools can take to prepare for a successful Kindergarten Readiness Snapshot. Click here to register for the Get Ready for the 2023 Kindergarten Readiness Snapshot Zoom (10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 28).

31: 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., in-person training appropriate for K-12 school counselors to set up 2023-2024 comprehensive school counseling program for success, Southwest Plains Conference Center, 810 W. Lark Ave. in Sublette. Registration is $25 per person, which includes lunch. For more information, click here. To register for the training, click here.

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Posted: Jul 20, 2023
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Eighty-two students from the SkillsUSA Kansas delegation competed in skilled trades and leadership competitions at the annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Championships Conference from June 19-23 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Posted: Jul 20, 2023
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Gary Scott, of Olathe, has been selected as a Teacher of Excellence by the National Road Safety Foundation (NRSF) and the American Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association (ADTSEA).

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Posted: Jul 20, 2023
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Calendar 

July

21: Quarterly reporting for ESSER funds closes on CommonApp.

24: 9-11 a.m., FastBridge Essentials: Progress Monitoring Day 1. Virtual. Get started with a quick tour of how to navigate the FastBridge system and then dive into assessments you can use to progress monitor students: CBM Automatically, CBM Reading and Early Reading Nonsense Words. Register here.

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Posted: Jul 13, 2023
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Registration for the 2023 Kansas Home Visiting Virtual Conference opened Monday, July 10.

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Posted: Jul 13, 2023
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July

17: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 2023-2024 School Year Kick-Off Event for Jump Start Your Success in School Nutrition Programs. Jump Start offers a blend of in-person, live virtual, on-demand and personalized training opportunities for new and aspiring school food service directors and managers. This training opportunity is for those with less than three years of experience. For more information about the program or event, contact KSDE’s Kelly Chanay at kchanay@ksde.org. All participants must register at https://ksde.sjc1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_577eu6HSSn2VhRk.

17: Registration deadline for Fort Hays State University’s Trauma-Informed Practices virtual workshop. The workshop is 9-11 a.m. July 25-26. The cost is $40. To register, contact Mary Cooper by email at mccooper2@fhsu.edu or by phone at (785) 628-4283.

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Posted: Jul 6, 2023
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Registration for the 2023 Kansas Home Visiting Virtual Conference will open Monday, July 10. 

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Posted: Jul 6, 2023
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Melanie Scott, a Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) school counselor leader coordinator, is facilitating a training on July 31 that can help each school counselor set up their 2023-2024 comprehensive school counseling program for success. 

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Posted: Jul 6, 2023
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July 

7: 11 a.m. to noon, Kansas counselors group chat. Watch for an email from KSDE’s Kent Reed for a link to this event. 

9: Deadline for applications to become a HirePaths teacher ambassador. For more information, email info@hirepaths.com. Learn more and apply here: https://hirepaths.com/for-educators/become-a-hirepaths-ambassador

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Posted: Jun 29, 2023
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Melanie Scott, a Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) school counselor leader coordinator, is facilitating a training on July 31 that can help each school counselor set up their 2023-2024 comprehensive school counseling program for success. 

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Posted: Jun 29, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education’s Child Nutrition and Wellness (CNW) team is hosting a kickoff event for the Jump Start program from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 17 at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library in Topeka. 

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Posted: Jun 29, 2023
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Reasonable Suspicion Training for Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Supervisors will be offered for free from 9 a.m. to noon July 19 at the Kansas Association of School Boards, 1420 S.W. Arrowhead Road, in Topeka. 

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Posted: Jun 29, 2023
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Thanks to a United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) Team Nutrition grant, there are three regional Local Foods Culinary Workshops scheduled in July and August. 

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Posted: Jun 29, 2023
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The Kansas Parents as Teachers Association (KPATA) hosts a variety of professional development for early childhood providers and members, including monthly trainings that are topic specific. 

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Posted: Jun 29, 2023
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The University of Kansas School of Medicine’s virtual fall 2023 Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training will be Aug. 14-Oct. 13. 

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Posted: Jun 29, 2023
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June 

30: Deadline for Child Nutrition and Wellness KANSANS CAN 2022-2023 Best Practice Awards. One-page nomination form is available here

30: Deadline to submit and correct chronic absentee data via the End of the Year Assessment (EOYA) record.  

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Posted: Jun 22, 2023
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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Child Care Licensing Team is conducting a comprehensive review of Kansas child care licensing regulations. 

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Posted: Jun 22, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) and the Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP) are partnering to offer Reasonable Suspicion Training for commercial driver’s license (CDL) supervisors from 9 a.m. to noon July 19 at the Kansas Association of School Boards, 1420 S.W. Arrowhead Road, in Topeka. 

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Posted: Jun 22, 2023
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The deadline to register for the Kansas State Department of Education’s New Superintendents Budget Workshop is 4 p.m. Friday, June 23. 

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Posted: Jun 22, 2023
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The University of Kansas School of Medicine has announced its fall 2023 Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training, which will be Aug. 14-Oct. 13. 

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Posted: Jun 22, 2023
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Fort Hays State University is hosting three workshops via Zoom this summer designed for school counselors and K-12 educators.

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Posted: Jun 22, 2023
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June

23: 4 p.m., registration deadline for New Superintendents Budget Workshop. The workshop will take place from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday, June 29, at the Salina District Office, 1511 Gypsum Ave. in Salina. Registration is limited to new superintendents and first-year board clerks or business managers. Register by contacting Deborah Howard via email at deborah.howard@usd305.com or via phone at 785-309-4727. There is a $15 fee to cover a meal and refreshments. 

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Posted: Jun 15, 2023
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Educators are invited to learn more about IXL Math in Kansas through webinars being offered on Tuesdays in June. 

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Posted: Jun 15, 2023
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It isn’t too late to register for a 2023-2024 Kansas State Department of Education Budget Workshop. 

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Posted: Jun 15, 2023
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June

19: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. KSDE Budget Workshop, Southeast Kansas Education Service Center, 947 West 47 Highway, Girard. Register here by June 16. Registration fee is $25, which includes lunch.  

20: 10-11 a.m. FastBridge FastTrack 101: Grades 4-5. Virtual. This KSDE-sponsored professional development opportunity will teach participants about universal screening with FastTrack Reading and Math at your grade level. This session will be an overview of assessments and reports for fourth and fifth grades. Register here.  

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Posted: Jun 8, 2023
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The deadline to submit applications for the Mental Health Intervention Team (MHIT) grant and the Safe and Secure Schools grant is 5 p.m. Friday, June 9.

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Posted: Jun 8, 2023
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The Kansas Volunteer Commission is hosting a civic engagement training opportunity. 

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Posted: Jun 8, 2023
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The 2023-2024 KSDE Budget Workshops kick off Wednesday, June 14, at Southwest Plains Regional Service Center in Sublette. 

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Posted: Jun 8, 2023
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June

12: 9 a.m.-noon, KSDE Summer School Counseling Virtual Academy. Registration required. For more information or to register, click here.  

12-13: 9 a.m.-noon, KSDE and Phenomenon Elementary Science Education virtual training. There will be approximately two hours of additional asynchronous engagement before, during and after the training. Applicants will be asked to commit to engaging during this time. College credit is optional, and certificates of professional learning will be provided. There is no cost to participants. Please email mrichard@ksde.org with questions.

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Attention superintendents, clerks and business managers of school districts: Mark your calendars now and make plans to attend a budget workshop presented by Deputy Commissioner Dr. Craig Neuenswander and Dale Brungardt, director of the Kansas State Department of Education’s (KSDE) School Finance team. 

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Posted: Jun 1, 2023
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Kansas school counselors are invited to join the free KSDE Summer School Counseling Virtual Academy from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, June 12.  

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June 

4: 3-5 p.m. Orientation session for Kodály Certification Courses at Wichita State University. To register, or for more information, visit www.wichita.edu/kodaly or email Steve Oare or Matt Hanne.  

5-16: 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (Monday-Friday) Kodály Certification Courses at Wichita State University. Cost for the noncredit workshop is $600. Courses also can be taken for graduate credit. Housing is available. All classes take place at the Duerksen Fine Arts Building on the Wichita State University campus. To register, or for more information, visit www.wichita.edu/kodaly or email Steve Oare or Matt Hanne.  

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Posted: May 25, 2023
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Join Nick Hurd, Kansas’ IXL Professional Learning Lead, as he shares best practices and resources for using IXL this summer, both for summer school and for independent summer learning, on Tuesday, May 30.

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Posted: May 25, 2023
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Are you looking for a way to sharpen your teaching skills and musicianship? Or perhaps a way to renew yourself musically at the end of the year? Would you like to join a community of educators interested in refining their pedagogical processes?

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Posted: May 25, 2023
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Kansas school counselors are invited to join the free KSDE Summer School Counseling Virtual Academy from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, June 12.

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Posted: May 25, 2023
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Every year, the Kansas Art Education Association (KAEA) recognizes exemplary contributions, achievements and service to the profession by educations within the state of Kansas.

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Posted: May 25, 2023
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Mark your calendar and make plans to attend a budget workshop presented by Deputy Commissioner Dr. Craig Neuenswander and Dale Brungardt, director of KSDE’s School Finance team.

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Posted: May 25, 2023
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25: Due date for Remote Learning Report (spring semester).

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Posted: May 18, 2023
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May 

23: 3:30-4:30 p.m., FastBridge Lightning Round. A space for collaboration, resources and asking questions. Exclusively for Kansas educators. Virtual event. Register here

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Is vaping an issue at your school? Are you ready to address it and get students connected to the help they need? If yes, then enroll now to take part in the Kansas Vaping ECHO for Education program for the 2023-2024 school year.  

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Posted: May 11, 2023
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The Early Childhood Transition Task Force will have its second meeting next week on Tuesday, May 16. 

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Posted: May 11, 2023
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Kansas teachers have been in the spotlight this week as we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week from May 8-12. 

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Posted: May 11, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education and the Kansas Association for Career and Technical Education (KACTE) have announced that the deadline for the 2023 KACTE Summer Conference Perkins funds grant application has been extended to May 31. 

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Posted: May 11, 2023
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Two free online science professional development opportunities are available for educators this summer. 

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May

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

16: 2 p.m., School Nutrition Program Renewal Training, at https://ksde.zoom.us/j/84920437369?pwd=dXgrdE5ickp6VVVHRTFWbkowN0FJUT09. KSDE will record this session and make the recording available to sponsors following the training if sponsors are unable to attend. 

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Posted: May 4, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education and the Kansas Association for Career and Technical Education (KACTE) has announced that the deadline for the 2023 KACTE Summer Conference Perkins funds grant application has been extended to May 31. 

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Posted: May 4, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education has canceled all Summer Academies because of low registration numbers. 

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Posted: May 4, 2023
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Two free online science professional development opportunities are available for educators this summer. 

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Posted: May 4, 2023
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May 

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.  

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Posted: Apr 27, 2023
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Funding from the Promoting Advancement in Computing Knowledge (PACK) Act has allowed the Kansas State Department of Education to partner with The College Board to provide training opportunities, many at no cost, to Kansas educators and administrators this summer. 

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Posted: Apr 27, 2023
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April 2023 marks one year since Learning Forward released revised Standards for Professional Learning. Since then, educators have learned about standards through webinars, networks and professional learning communities, as well as how to use standards tools. 

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Posted: Apr 27, 2023
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All Kansas educators are encouraged to make a reservation today for upcoming Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) Summer Academies. 

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Posted: Apr 27, 2023
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Is vaping an issue at your school? Are you ready to address it and get students connected to the help they need? If yes, then enroll now to take part in the Kansas Vaping ECHO for Education program for the 2023-2024 school year.  

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Posted: Apr 27, 2023
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The Kansas National Education Association (KNEA) and Educate Kansas are co-hosting the #EpicEducators23 Summer Retreat on July 20-21 at the Alvin E. Morris Administrative Center, 903 South Edgemoor St. in Wichita. 

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Posted: Apr 27, 2023
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The University of Kansas is hosting the 2023 GenCyber Summer Camp for Teachers from July 24-28. 

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Posted: Apr 27, 2023
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May 

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

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

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The Kansas National Education Association (KNEA) and Educate Kansas are co-hosting the #EpicEducators23 Summer Retreat on July 20-21 at the Alvin E. Morris Administrative Center, 903 South Edgemoor St. in Wichita. 

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Posted: Apr 20, 2023
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A teacher workshop scheduled for July 27-28 will allow attendees to investigate the pedagogical benefits of effective arts include across content areas while addressing deeper learning opportunities, fostering curiosity and exploring ways for increasing student engagement. 

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Posted: Apr 20, 2023
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The 2023 Kansas Multi-Tier System of Support (MTSS) and Alignment Symposium will take place in person Sept. 12-14 at the Wichita Hyatt Regency. 

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Posted: Apr 20, 2023
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If you have oversight responsibility for special education, school improvement, title services or early childhood, consider attending the 2023 KSDE Special Education and Title Services (SETS) Leadership Conference on July 26-27 at the Wichita Hyatt Regency. 

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Posted: Apr 20, 2023
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A four-week Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) book study beginning June 8 will cover the nature and reading of dyslexia, diagnosing dyslexia, turning struggling readers into proficient readers and success after high school and beyond. 

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Posted: Apr 20, 2023
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People who work for schools in Johnson County or for agencies that serve the public in Johnson County can pursue one of two certificate programs tuition-free through Emporia State University. 

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Posted: Apr 20, 2023
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21: Quarterly reporting for ESSER funds closes. Please contact esser@ksde.org for any questions on this.  

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Posted: Apr 13, 2023
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Beginning next week, IXL Math will host a series of 30-minute webinars to provide an overview of IXL Math to Kansas educators. 

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Posted: Apr 13, 2023
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The Kansas Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS) and Alignment is hosting “Celebrating the Power of Voice by Developing Greater Partnerships and Purpose” from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 27. 

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The 2023 Kansas Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS) and Alignment Symposium will take place in person Sept. 12-14 at the Wichita Hyatt Regency. 

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Posted: Apr 13, 2023
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If you have oversight responsibility for special education, school improvement, title services or early childhood, consider attending the 2023 KSDE Special Education and Title Services (SETS) Leadership Conference on July 26-27 at the Wichita Hyatt Regency. 

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Posted: Apr 13, 2023
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Two different science collaboration meetings have been scheduled for this month.

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Posted: Apr 13, 2023
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A four-week Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) book study beginning June 8 will cover the nature and reading of dyslexia, diagnosing dyslexia, turning struggling readers into proficient readers and success after high school and beyond. 

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Posted: Apr 13, 2023
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Is vaping an issue at your school? Are you ready to address it and get students connected to the help they need? If yes, then enroll now to take part in the Kansas Vaping ECHO for Education program for the 2023-2024 school year. 

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Posted: Apr 13, 2023
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Reserve your seat today for upcoming Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) Summer Academies – coming soon to a location near you. 

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April

14: 3-6 p.m., Kansas State School for the Blind preschool open house. Irwin Building, 1100 State Ave. in Kansas City, Kansas. Registration is required for the open house. To register or for more information, click here. For questions, contact Jeanne Goodin by phone at 816-808-6175 or by email at jgoodin@kssdb.org

14: 9 a.m.-noon, Strategies for Supporting Deaf/Blind Individuals with Additional Disabilities, Envision, fifth floor, 610 N. Main St. in Wichita. Presented by Helen Keller National Center. This hands-on training will introduce communication systems; developing meaningful activities; human guide techniques; and simulation/experiential activities. Registration capacity is 30 people in person. There is no cost to attend. This workshop also will be made available virtually via Zoom. To fully participate in the simulation activities, in-person attendance is encouraged. To register: https://forms.office.com/r/2vRkD6LreN

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Posted: Apr 6, 2023
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The Kansas School Transportation Safety Conference and State Driving Competition will be May 31-June 2 at the Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview in Wichita. 

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Posted: Apr 6, 2023
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There are now two opportunities to learn how writing can be incorporated in a variety of settings for diverse student needs. 

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Posted: Apr 6, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) Summer Academies will take place in June and July at four schools across the state. 

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Posted: Apr 6, 2023
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Is vaping an issue at your school? Are you ready to address it and get students connected to the help they need? If yes, then enroll now to take part in the Kansas Vaping ECHO for Education program for the 2023-2024 school year. 

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Posted: Apr 6, 2023
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The U.S. Department of Education has announced the launch of the Your Place in Space Challenge

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April  

7: Deadline for districts that plan on offering an alternative school during the 2023-2024 to complete Google form at https://forms.gle/5sAidnRkpvb63pMc7.  

11: 9-10 a.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/tJIrd-yrqDMqHtQE3TXZAettbokJ6qRUdh3c.  

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Posted: Mar 30, 2023
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The 2023 Kansas State Department of Education’s Special Education and Title Services (SETS) Leadership Conference will take place in person on July 26-27 at the Wichita Hyatt Regency.

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Posted: Mar 30, 2023
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There are upcoming professional development sessions that can help with writing and reading comprehension. 

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Posted: Mar 30, 2023
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Dr. Carol Salva, author of “Boosting Achievement for Students with Interrupted or Minimal Education,” will engage audiences with “Boosting Achievement for Interrupted Learners” from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. April 26 in Topeka. 

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Posted: Mar 30, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) Summer Academies will take place in June and July at four schools across the state. 

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Posted: Mar 30, 2023
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The Kansas Vaping ECHO for Education program is allowing school districts in Kansas to engage in a year-long process to learn more about vaping education and best practices for cessation.  

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Posted: Mar 30, 2023
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March 

31: Final deadline for systems entering year five of KESA to have on-site Outside Visitation Team visit. 

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Posted: Mar 23, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) Great Ideas in Education Conference, formerly known as the KSDE Annual Conference, will take place Oct. 25-27 in Wichita. 

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Posted: Mar 23, 2023
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Building and district leaders are encouraged to attend one of the 30-minute IXL webinars scheduled for next week. 

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Posted: Mar 23, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) Summer Academies will take place in June and July at four schools across the state. 

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Posted: Mar 23, 2023
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The Kansas Vaping ECHO for Education program is allowing school districts in Kansas to engage in a year-long process to learn more about vaping education and best practices for cessation.    

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Posted: Mar 23, 2023
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March

25: 11 a.m., Kansas Teacher of the Year Regional Awards Banquet, Region 4, Wichita Marriott Hotel, 9100 E. Corporate Hills Drive. 

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Posted: Mar 16, 2023
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The Kansas Technical Assistance System Network (TASN) is offering the opportunity to join Barbara Kaiser for a deep dive into the science of childhood behaviors and what to do about them. 

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Posted: Mar 16, 2023
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Music educators and students from across the state gathered at the Kansas Statehouse on Monday, March 13, to celebrate Music in Our Schools Month®

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Posted: Mar 16, 2023
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Calendar
 

March

21: 9-11:30 a.m., Progress Monitoring with FastBridge. Discover the basics of progress monitoring with FastBridge, including a working definition, purpose and available measures. Learn how to select students for monitoring, set up progress monitoring groups, choose the details needed for each group’s schedule, how to indicate the specific intervention and where to go to conduct monitoring. Use the Individual Progress Monitoring Report, such as the trend, goal and projection lines, as well as specific student errors, in order to interpret the data, evaluate intervention effectiveness and intensify interventions. Register here

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Posted: Mar 9, 2023
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Gov. Laura Kelly signed a proclamation designating March 12-18 as National Child and Adult Care Food Program Week.

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Posted: Mar 9, 2023
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Kansas school districts celebrated School Social Work Week, which is March 5-11, and National School Breakfast Week, which is March 6-10, in a variety of ways through social media.

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Posted: Mar 9, 2023
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The 2023 Kansas Federal Education Funds Administration Forum will begin at 8:30 a.m. March 30 at the Wichita Marriott, 9100 E. Corporate Hills Drive. 

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Posted: Mar 9, 2023
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The Kansas Vaping ECHO for Education program is allowing school districts in Kansas to engage in a year-long process to learn more about vaping education and best practices for cessation.   

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Posted: Mar 9, 2023
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The Help Me Grow Kansas project is offering free virtual Ages & Stages Questionnaires (ASQ) trainings in March. 

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Posted: Mar 9, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education’s Summer Academies will take place in June and July. Choose an in-person option from four districts across Kansas. 

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Posted: Mar 9, 2023
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March 

10: Deadline for state-level School Bus Safety poster contest. Entries must be received in Topeka by this date to qualify for the contest.