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Posted: Oct 19, 2018
Author: Ann Bush

Funds will support organizations planning projects for MLK Day of Service

The Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC) is announcing funding of up to $5,000 to support local organizations leveraging at least 10 volunteers in community service or service-learning projects on or around Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which is Jan. 21, 2019.

Posted: Oct 18, 2018
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Kansas School Bus Safety Contest winners invited to Statehouse for proclamation signing

With four Kansas students standing by his side, Gov. Jeff Colyer put pen to paper earlier this month to declare Wednesday, Oct. 24, as School Bus Drivers’ Appreciation Day.

Posted: Oct 12, 2018
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Linda Dishman, a fifth-grade teacher at Berryton Elementary School, on Friday, Oct. 12, became the first teacher in the nation to receive the 2018-2019 Milken Educator Award.

Posted: Oct 1, 2018
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Six Kansas schools have been designated 2018 National Blue Ribbon Schools, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced Monday, Oct. 1.

Posted: Oct 1, 2018
Author: Ann Bush

The Kansas State Board of Education will conduct its next monthly meeting Tuesday, Oct. 9, in Topeka.

Posted: Sep 9, 2018
Author: Ann Bush

Megan Clark, an art teacher at Clear Creek Elementary School (De Soto Unified School District 232), and Whitney Morgan, an English language arts teacher at Wyandotte High School (Kansas City USD 500), were named Region 3 finalists for the 2019 Kansas Teacher of the Year award during a ceremony Sunday, Sept. 9, in Overland Park. This award recognizes excellent teaching in the elementary and secondary classrooms of the state.

Posted: Sep 9, 2018
Author: Ann Bush

Nicole L. Corn, a kindergarten teacher at Sunset Hill Elementary School (Lawrence Unified School District 497), and Sharon L. Kuchinski, a social studies teacher at Leavenworth Senior High School (Leavenworth USD 453), were named Region 2 finalists for the 2019 Kansas Teacher of the Year award during a ceremony Sunday, Sept. 9, in Topeka. This award recognizes excellent teaching in the elementary and secondary classrooms of the state.  

Posted: Sep 8, 2018
Author: Ann Bush

Lan T. Huynh, a third-grade teacher at Christa McAuliffe Academy (Wichita Unified School District 259), and Tim “T.J.” Warsnak, a social studies teacher at Halstead High School (Halstead-Bentley USD 440), were named Region 4 finalists for the 2019 Kansas Teacher of the Year award during a ceremony Saturday, Sept. 8, in Wichita. This award recognizes excellent teaching in the elementary and secondary classrooms of the state.

Posted: Sep 8, 2018
Author: Ann Bush

TOPEKA — Signe A. Cook, a fifth-grade teacher at Park Elementary School (Great Bend Unified School District 428), and Jennifer S. Brown, a first-grade teacher at Sheridan Elementary School (Geary County USD 475), were named Region 1 finalists for the 2019 Kansas Teacher of the Year award during a ceremony Saturday, Sept. 8, in Salina. This award recognizes excellent teaching in the elementary and secondary classrooms of the state.

Posted: Sep 4, 2018
Author: Ann Bush

The Kansas State Board of Education will conduct its next monthly meeting Sept. 11 and 12 in Topeka.

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