The Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC) is announcing funding of up to $100,000 to expand the capacity of Kansas community-based entities that effectively use volunteers and mentors as catalysts to address community issues.
Kansas State Board of Education members at their September meeting accredited El Dorado Unified School District 490 through the Kansas Education Systems Accreditation (KESA) and conditionally accredited public system Paola USD 368 and private system Hope Lutheran.
Dr. Craig Neuenswander named new deputy commissioner of fiscal and administrative serviced
After 53 years of serving the state of Kansas and its students, Deputy Commissioner Dale Dennis is retiring effective Sept. 30, 2020.
Programs help support Kansans Can vision
Eight Kansas school districts, three organizations and a group of leaders were honored Tuesday, Sept. 8, for outstanding practices in Child Nutrition and Wellness programs that help support the Kansans Can vision.
AmeriCorps members respond to COVID-19 in order to meet the most critical needs
Six AmeriCorps Kansas programs, funded by the Kansas Volunteer Commission, have completed more than 50,000 service hours responding to the needs of Kansans during the time of COVID-19.
USA-Kansas executive director surprises Dr. Randy Watson during virtual conference
Kansas Commissioner of Education Dr. Randy Watson was surprised Friday, Aug. 28, with the USA-Kansas Outstanding Service Award during the organization’s virtual annual conference.
The Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC) awarded a total of $3,900 to eight organizations to support Sept. 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance.
Awardees receive $10,000 cash award from National Science Foundation
Two Kansans are among 107 educators being recognized as national finalists for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) program – the nation’s highest honor for math and science teaching.
The next regular State Board of Education meeting is scheduled for Aug. 11 and 12 in Topeka. Livestreaming continues to be available as a viewing option for the public.
The agenda and meeting materials are viewable at: https://www.ksde.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=En4aEEZcW4c%3d&portalid=0
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