Save the date! March 2 & 3, 2020

The Kansans Can and Do! Symposium is co-sponsored by the Kansas State Department of Education and the Kansas Association of Education Service Agencies and is designed to assist administrators, administrative teams, and school leaders with the process of implementing the Kansans Can initiative. All symposium presentations, guided discussions, and collaboration time will focus on facilitating high levels of conversation.

Call for Presenters!

KAESA and KSDE are seeking presentations from Kansas school districts and service providers that are developing and implementing programs to support the Kansans Can initiative for the 2020 Kansans Can And Do Symposium.  Presentations should be practical and engaging while demonstrating strategies that can be successful in helping Kansas schools lead the world in the success of each student. Vendors and/or presentations marketing specific products are not eligible.

Please note, all lead presenters selected at the Kansans Can Symposium will be allowed to attend the symposium for free, but will need to complete the registration form if selected to present. All additional presenters will be charged for the event and will also need to complete the registration form.

This year’s Kansas Can and Do Symposium will take place on March 2 and 3 in Manhattan, KS.  Please contact Bart Swartz ( if you have any questions about potential presentations.


Hilton Garden Inn
410 S. 3rd Street
Manhattan, Kansas 66502
Information on booking rooms at the Hilton Garden Inn will be added when it is available.


March 2 & 3, 2020

March 2 – 8:00 – 4:00
March 3 – 8:00 – 12:00


Link will be coming soon.