KSDE Weekly

Upcoming Events, Trainings and Recognition

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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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 Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is sponsoring several professional learning opportunities.

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

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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 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 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 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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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: 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: 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 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: 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: 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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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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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 20, 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 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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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 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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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: 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 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 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 2, 2023
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The last three years have brought a surge of much needed federal relief aid to Kansas school districts, but those new funds come with a variety of conditions and requirements that will all be monitored for compliance.  

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Posted: Mar 2, 2023
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College Board is offering the following AP professional learning opportunities for Kansas teachers and administrators during the summer. 

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Posted: Mar 2, 2023
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Save the date for Summer Academies. Choose an in-person option from four districts across Kansas. 

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Posted: Feb 15, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education’s School Bus Safety Unit is offering a five-hour informational workshop for any mechanic performing the Part I Mechanical School/Activity Bus Safety Inspection.

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Posted: Feb 15, 2023
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Join the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) and K-State Olathe for a science summit centered around the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and Storyline process.

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Posted: Feb 15, 2023
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Science professional development will take place Feb. 20 in six regions across Kansas.

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Posted: Feb 9, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education’s School Bus Safety Unit is offering a five-hour informational workshop for any mechanic performing the Part I Mechanical School/Activity Bus Safety Inspection. 

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Posted: Feb 9, 2023
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Prospective school bus drivers are invited to commercial driver’s license (CDL) proxy testing and an Entry-Level Driving Training (ELDT) Theory event. 

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Posted: Feb 9, 2023
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Science professional development will take place Feb. 20 in six regions across Kansas. 

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Posted: Feb 9, 2023
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Additional dates and locations have been added for the Kansas State Department of Education’s (KSDE) in-person dyslexia professional learning. 

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Posted: Feb 9, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is sponsoring a six-hour virtual professional development opportunity focused on the science of reading on Feb. 13. 

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Posted: Feb 2, 2023
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Additional dates and locations have been added for Kansas State Department of Education’s (KSDE) in-person dyslexia professional learning. 

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Posted: Feb 2, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is sponsoring a six-hour virtual professional development opportunity focused on the science of reading on Feb. 13.

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Posted: Jan 5, 2023
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The Kansas Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS) and Alignment preschool team is offering a free in-person professional development opportunity with Dr. Mary Louise Hemmeter in Hays and Topeka. 

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Posted: Dec 8, 2022
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Dr. Suzanne Adlof will offer two virtual opportunities to learn about connections between dyslexia and language development. 

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Posted: Sep 14, 2022
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Six science professional learning communities are scheduled throughout the month of September.

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Posted: Aug 31, 2022
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A full-day workshop focused on structured literacy will be offered at four locations throughout Kansas. 

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Posted: Aug 4, 2022
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Quarterly science professional development will take place in six different regions of the state.

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Posted: Aug 4, 2022
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Join instructional leaders who support educators in their implementation of K-8 science for a book study.

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