Calendar

This calendar shows, in date order, KASB Workshops, KASB Search Service vacancy deadlines and other meetings or events our members might be interested in.

July 22, 2019

Summer Board Presidents and Leadership Teams Workshop (Garden City)

07/22/2019 - 07/22/2019
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Garden City USD 457, 1205 Fleming St
Register Here
This workshop for the school board team (president, vice president, board members, superintendent, clerk) focuses on roles and responsibilities and gives district teams time to work together. Gain the leadership skills you need, from developing the agenda to chairing the meeting to handling disagreements and difficult situations. First in the series.
July 22, 2019

Summer Board Presidents and Leadership Teams Workshop (Goddard)

07/22/2019 - 07/22/2019
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Goddard District Conference Center, 315 S Main
Register Here
This workshop for the school board team (president, vice president, board members, superintendent, clerk) focuses on roles and responsibilities and gives district teams time to work together. Gain the leadership skills you need, from developing the agenda to chairing the meeting to handling disagreements and difficult situations. First in the series.
July 23, 2019

McREL Evaluation System Training: Principal and Teacher (Topeka)

07/23/2019 - 07/23/2019
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Hyatt Place, 6021 SW 6th Ave., Topeka
Register Here
This annual training is for new principals who use the McREL evaluation process for principals and teachers. The morning session will focus on using the principal evaluation tool and the afternoon session will include use of the McREL Teacher evaluation tool. The session also incorporates updated best practices and strategies to use in the evaluation process.
July 23, 2019

Summer Board President and Leadership Team Workshop (Greenbush)

07/23/2019 - 07/23/2019
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Girard, Greenbush ESC, 947 W 47 Highway
Register Here
This workshop for the school board team (president, vice president, board members, superintendent, clerk) focuses on roles and responsibilities and gives district teams time to work together. Gain the leadership skills you need, from developing the agenda to chairing the meeting to handling disagreements and difficult situations. First in the series.
July 23, 2019

Summer Board Presidents and Leadership Teams Workshop (Hays)

07/23/2019 - 07/23/2019
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
The Venue, 2704 Vine, Hays
Register Here
This workshop for the school board team (president, vice president, board members, superintendent, clerk) focuses on roles and responsibilities and gives district teams time to work together. Gain the leadership skills you need, from developing the agenda to chairing the meeting to handling disagreements and difficult situations. First in the series.
July 30, 2019

Summer Regional Roundtables for Boards (Hiawatha)

07/30/2019 - 07/30/2019
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hiawatha USD 415 - The Fisher Center, 201 E Iowa St., Hiawatha
Register Here
A fresh take on KASB regional meetings! Regional roundtables give board members and district leaders opportunities to discuss current education topics with their counterparts in area school districts. KASB provides focus topics, and the balance of the meeting will be devoted to specific areas of interest to each region. Meetings are scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. and will last no longer than three hours – plenty of time for good discussion, sharing ideas and networking! Summer Regional Roundtables (the first of a series of three planned for this year) will include the following topics:
  • School Safety and Security - What are recent and future steps your district is taking to create safe environments and secure facilities?
  • School Redesign and Success - How is your board conducting superintendent evaluation to drive system wide improvements?
  • The 2020 Census - Why does the Census matter for our schools?
  • After Gannon - What will be the potential hot topics in the upcoming Legislative Session?
  • Local Issues - What are the opportunities and challenges unique in your district and area of the state?
July 30, 2019

Summer Regional Roundtables for Boards (Stafford)

07/30/2019 - 07/30/2019
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Stafford USD 349 - High School Commons, 430 E Broadway
Register Here
A fresh take on KASB regional meetings! Regional roundtables give board members and district leaders opportunities to discuss current education topics with their counterparts in area school districts. KASB provides focus topics, and the balance of the meeting will be devoted to specific areas of interest to each region. Meetings are scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. and will last no longer than three hours – plenty of time for good discussion, sharing ideas and networking! Summer Regional Roundtables (the first of a series of three planned for this year) will include the following topics:
  • School Safety and Security - What are recent and future steps your district is taking to create safe environments and secure facilities?
  • School Redesign and Success - How is your board conducting superintendent evaluation to drive system wide improvements?
  • The 2020 Census - Why does the Census matter for our schools?
  • After Gannon - What will be the potential hot topics in the upcoming Legislative Session?
  • Local Issues - What are the opportunities and challenges unique in your district and area of the state?
July 31, 2019

Summer Regional Roundtables for Boards (Beloit)

07/31/2019 - 07/31/2019
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
NC Kansas Tech College, 3033 US Hwy 24, Beloit
Register Here
A fresh take on KASB regional meetings! Regional roundtables give board members and district leaders opportunities to discuss current education topics with their counterparts in area school districts. KASB provides focus topics, and the balance of the meeting will be devoted to specific areas of interest to each region. Meetings are scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. and will last no longer than three hours – plenty of time for good discussion, sharing ideas and networking! Summer Regional Roundtables (the first of a series of three planned for this year) will include the following topics:
  • School Safety and Security - What are recent and future steps your district is taking to create safe environments and secure facilities?
  • School Redesign and Success - How is your board conducting superintendent evaluation to drive system wide improvements?
  • The 2020 Census - Why does the Census matter for our schools?
  • After Gannon - What will be the potential hot topics in the upcoming Legislative Session?
  • Local Issues - What are the opportunities and challenges unique in your district and area of the state?
July 31, 2019

Summer Regional Roundtables for Boards (Sublette)

07/31/2019 - 07/31/2019
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
SWPRSC, 810 Lark Avenue, Sublette
Register Here
A fresh take on KASB regional meetings! Regional roundtables give board members and district leaders opportunities to discuss current education topics with their counterparts in area school districts. KASB provides focus topics, and the balance of the meeting will be devoted to specific areas of interest to each region. Meetings are scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. and will last no longer than three hours – plenty of time for good discussion, sharing ideas and networking! Summer Regional Roundtables (the first of a series of three planned for this year) will include the following topics:
  • School Safety and Security - What are recent and future steps your district is taking to create safe environments and secure facilities?
  • School Redesign and Success - How is your board conducting superintendent evaluation to drive system wide improvements?
  • The 2020 Census - Why does the Census matter for our schools?
  • After Gannon - What will be the potential hot topics in the upcoming Legislative Session?
  • Local Issues - What are the opportunities and challenges unique in your district and area of the state?
August 1, 2019

Summer Regional Roundtables for Boards (Colby)

08/01/2019 - 08/01/2019
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
City Limits Convention Center, 2227 S Range, Colby
Register Here
A fresh take on KASB regional meetings! Regional roundtables give board members and district leaders opportunities to discuss current education topics with their counterparts in area school districts. KASB provides focus topics, and the balance of the meeting will be devoted to specific areas of interest to each region. Meetings are scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. and will last no longer than three hours – plenty of time for good discussion, sharing ideas and networking! Summer Regional Roundtables (the first of a series of three planned for this year) will include the following topics:
  • School Safety and Security - What are recent and future steps your district is taking to create safe environments and secure facilities?
  • School Redesign and Success - How is your board conducting superintendent evaluation to drive system wide improvements?
  • The 2020 Census - Why does the Census matter for our schools?
  • After Gannon - What will be the potential hot topics in the upcoming Legislative Session?
  • Local Issues - What are the opportunities and challenges unique in your district and area of the state?
August 6, 2019

McREL Evaluation System Training: Principal and Teacher (Hays)

08/06/2019 - 08/06/2019
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
The Venue, 2704 Vine, Hays
Register Here
This annual training is for new principals who use the McREL evaluation process for principals and teachers. The morning session will focus on using the principal evaluation tool and the afternoon session will include use of the McREL Teacher evaluation tool. The session also incorporates updated best practices and strategies to use in the evaluation process.
August 6, 2019

Summer Regional Roundtables for Boards (Greenbush)

08/06/2019 - 08/06/2019
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Girard, Greenbush ESC, 947 W 47 Highway
Register Here
A fresh take on KASB regional meetings! Regional roundtables give board members and district leaders opportunities to discuss current education topics with their counterparts in area school districts. KASB provides focus topics, and the balance of the meeting will be devoted to specific areas of interest to each region. Meetings are scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. and will last no longer than three hours – plenty of time for good discussion, sharing ideas and networking! Summer Regional Roundtables (the first of a series of three planned for this year) will include the following topics:
  • School Safety and Security - What are recent and future steps your district is taking to create safe environments and secure facilities?
  • School Redesign and Success - How is your board conducting superintendent evaluation to drive system wide improvements?
  • The 2020 Census - Why does the Census matter for our schools?
  • After Gannon - What will be the potential hot topics in the upcoming Legislative Session?
  • Local Issues - What are the opportunities and challenges unique in your district and area of the state?
August 6, 2019

Summer Regional Roundtables for Boards (McPherson)

08/06/2019 - 08/06/2019
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Cedars, 1021 Cedars Drive, McPherson
Register Here
A fresh take on KASB regional meetings! Regional roundtables give board members and district leaders opportunities to discuss current education topics with their counterparts in area school districts. KASB provides focus topics, and the balance of the meeting will be devoted to specific areas of interest to each region. Meetings are scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. and will last no longer than three hours – plenty of time for good discussion, sharing ideas and networking! Summer Regional Roundtables (the first of a series of three planned for this year) will include the following topics:
  • School Safety and Security - What are recent and future steps your district is taking to create safe environments and secure facilities?
  • School Redesign and Success - How is your board conducting superintendent evaluation to drive system wide improvements?
  • The 2020 Census - Why does the Census matter for our schools?
  • After Gannon - What will be the potential hot topics in the upcoming Legislative Session?
  • Local Issues - What are the opportunities and challenges unique in your district and area of the state?
August 7, 2019

Summer Regional Roundtables for Boards (Haysville)

08/07/2019 - 08/07/2019
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Haysville USD 261 - The Learning Center, 150 Stewart Ave., Haysville
Register Here
A fresh take on KASB regional meetings! Regional roundtables give board members and district leaders opportunities to discuss current education topics with their counterparts in area school districts. KASB provides focus topics, and the balance of the meeting will be devoted to specific areas of interest to each region. Meetings are scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. and will last no longer than three hours – plenty of time for good discussion, sharing ideas and networking! Summer Regional Roundtables (the first of a series of three planned for this year) will include the following topics:
  • School Safety and Security - What are recent and future steps your district is taking to create safe environments and secure facilities?
  • School Redesign and Success - How is your board conducting superintendent evaluation to drive system wide improvements?
  • The 2020 Census - Why does the Census matter for our schools?
  • After Gannon - What will be the potential hot topics in the upcoming Legislative Session?
  • Local Issues - What are the opportunities and challenges unique in your district and area of the state?
August 7, 2019

Summer Regional Roundtables for Boards (Topeka)

08/07/2019 - 08/07/2019
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
KASB Topeka, 1420 SW Arrowhead Road, Topeka
Register Here
A fresh take on KASB regional meetings! Regional roundtables give board members and district leaders opportunities to discuss current education topics with their counterparts in area school districts. KASB provides focus topics, and the balance of the meeting will be devoted to specific areas of interest to each region. Meetings are scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. and will last no longer than three hours – plenty of time for good discussion, sharing ideas and networking! Summer Regional Roundtables (the first of a series of three planned for this year) will include the following topics:
  • School Safety and Security - What are recent and future steps your district is taking to create safe environments and secure facilities?
  • School Redesign and Success - How is your board conducting superintendent evaluation to drive system wide improvements?
  • The 2020 Census - Why does the Census matter for our schools?
  • After Gannon - What will be the potential hot topics in the upcoming Legislative Session?
  • Local Issues - What are the opportunities and challenges unique in your district and area of the state?
August 8, 2019

Summer Board President and Leadership Team Workshop (Topeka)

08/08/2019 - 08/08/2019
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
KASB Topeka, 1420 SW Arrowhead Road, Topeka
Register Here
This workshop for the school board team (president, vice president, board members, superintendent, clerk) focuses on roles and responsibilities and gives district teams time to work together. Gain the leadership skills you need, from developing the agenda to chairing the meeting to handling disagreements and difficult situations. First in the series.
August 8, 2019

Summer Regional Roundtables for Boards (Olathe)

08/08/2019 - 08/08/2019
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Olathe USD 233 - District Office, 14160 Black Bob Rd., Olathe
Register Here
A fresh take on KASB regional meetings! Regional roundtables give board members and district leaders opportunities to discuss current education topics with their counterparts in area school districts. KASB provides focus topics, and the balance of the meeting will be devoted to specific areas of interest to each region. Meetings are scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. and will last no longer than three hours – plenty of time for good discussion, sharing ideas and networking! Summer Regional Roundtables (the first of a series of three planned for this year) will include the following topics:
  • School Safety and Security - What are recent and future steps your district is taking to create safe environments and secure facilities?
  • School Redesign and Success - How is your board conducting superintendent evaluation to drive system wide improvements?
  • The 2020 Census - Why does the Census matter for our schools?
  • After Gannon - What will be the potential hot topics in the upcoming Legislative Session?
  • Local Issues - What are the opportunities and challenges unique in your district and area of the state?
August 27, 2019

IDEA Reauthorization and Special Education Basics (Topeka)

08/27/2019 - 08/27/2019
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
KASB Topeka, 1420 SW Arrowhead Road, Topeka
Register Here
Participants will join staff from our KASB Advocacy and Legal departments to explore the changing landscape of education requirements for students with special needs. Topics will include the current status of reauthorization of IDEA at the federal level and how to get involved in the process. The morning session will focus on IDEA, and the afternoon session will be devoted to more specific special education topics.
August 28, 2019

IDEA Reauthorization and Special Education Basics (Dodge City)

08/28/2019 - 08/28/2019
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Boot Hill Museum, Occident Banquet Room, Front Street, Dodge City
Register Here
Participants will join staff from our KASB Advocacy and Legal departments to explore the changing landscape of education requirements for students with special needs. Topics will include the current status of reauthorization of IDEA at the federal level and how to get involved in the process. The morning session will focus on IDEA, and the afternoon session will be devoted to more specific special education topics.
August 29, 2019

IDEA Reauthorization and Special Education Basics (Salina)

08/29/2019 - 08/29/2019
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Hilton Garden Inn, 3320 S 9th., Salina
Register Here
Participants will join staff from our KASB Advocacy and Legal departments to explore the changing landscape of education requirements for students with special needs. Topics will include the current status of reauthorization of IDEA at the federal level and how to get involved in the process. The morning session will focus on IDEA, and the afternoon session will be devoted to more specific special education topics.
August 30, 2019

Foundations of Boardsmanship 1.0 (Andover)

08/30/2019 - 08/30/2019
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Andover USD 385
Register Here
KASB’s Foundations of Boardsmanship 1.0 provides dynamic, interactive presentations and time for collaboration and discussion focused around the skills and knowledge you need to be an exceptional board member. Foundations of Boardsmanship training is useful for any board of education member - newly elected, just appointed or veteran. And attending as a team - with the superintendent and a fellow board member who can serve as a mentor - is an excellent way to develop shared understanding of challenges and opportunities at the local level. Topics include (1) establishing the vision for the district; (2) setting priorities and goals; (3) creating policies; (4) hiring and evaluating the superintendent of schools; (5) holding the superintendent accountable for accomplishing district goals; and (6) helping build support for public education.
September 10, 2019

NEW DATE: What Every Board Member Should Know About Safe and Secure Schools (McPherson)

09/10/2019 - 09/10/2019
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Cedars, 1021 Cedars Drive, McPherson
Register Here
Schools continue to be involved in prevention planning and crisis response training. But is it enough? Should we and could we be doing more? This three-hour evening session gives board members the opportunity to discuss what measures schools are taking - and should be taking - to secure their schools. This workshop was previously scheduled for July 17. 
September 11, 2019

NEW DATE: What Every Board Member Should Know About Safe and Secure Schools (Colby)

09/11/2019 - 09/11/2019
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
City Limits Convention Center, 2227 S Range, Colby
Register Here
Schools continue to be involved in prevention planning and crisis response training. But is it enough? Should we and could we be doing more? This three-hour evening session gives board members the opportunity to discuss what measures schools are taking - and should be taking - to secure their schools. This workshop was originally scheduled for July 18. 
September 12, 2019

NEW DATE! What Every Board Member Should Know About Safe and Secure Schools (Olathe)

09/12/2019 - 09/12/2019
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Olathe USD 233 - District Office, 14160 Black Bob Rd., Olathe
Register Here
Schools continue to be involved in prevention planning and crisis response training. But is it enough? Should we and could we be doing more? This three-hour evening session gives board members the opportunity to discuss what measures schools are taking - and should be taking - to secure their schools. This workshop was originally scheduled for August 7.