The Spring 2017 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. The symposium presentations, facilitated discussions, and collaboration time will focus on facilitating high levels of conversation.

Hilton Garden Inn
410 S. 3rd Street
Manhattan, Kansas 66502

April 11 & 12, 2017

1 to 3 participants –  $125 per person
4 to 6 participants –  $110 per person
7 or more participants – $95 per person

Go here for schedule and session titles / presenters

There are several options for registering for the symposium:

Interested in exhibiting or sponsoring the Symposium? Go here

Commissioner of Education Dr. Randy Watson and Associate Commissioner Brad Neuenswander will set the stage for achieving the State Board’s vision and accreditation. Session strands will focus on the five KSBE Kansans Can! goals:

  • Kindergarten Readiness
  • Individual Plans of Study (IPL)
  • Social Emotional
  • Graduation Rates
  • Postsecondary Success

Session presenters include Kansas educators, KAESA consultants, and KSDE staff who will share their experiences with the effective integration of the Kansans Can goals.

The symposium will also feature a postsecondary panel made up of individuals representing the Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR), community colleges, technical colleges, and registered apprenticeship programs.