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Upcoming Events, Trainings and Recognition

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: 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 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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Posted: Dec 7, 2023
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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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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: 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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May

25: Due date for Remote Learning Report (spring semester).

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Posted: May 18, 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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