Save the Date!
June 11 – 13

KAESA, the Kansas State Department of Education, and the Buck Institute are partnering together to deliver a three day Project-Based Learning seminar titled PBL Kansas.

Designed to support all schools, especially those involved in the KSDE Redesign Process, PBL Kansas will focus on both the theory and practice of Project-Based Learning with specific focus on integrating PBL across grade levels and content areas.

A unique feature of PBL Kansas is the ability for individuals and school teams to participate in scaffolded learning based on past experience with PBL. Enroll in the level of learning that is right for you:

  • PBL 101 Workshop
  • PBL 201 Improving the Quality of Student Work (per-requisite is PBL 101)
  • PBL Leadership Academy


June 11 – 13, 2019


Goddard Eisenhower Campus
1230 167th ST W
Goddard, KS 67052




There are two options for registering for the symposium:

The registration deadline is April 5.

Questions? Contact the KSDE Redesign staff at:

Elementary School
Redesign Specialist

Tammy Mitchell
(785) 296-4623

Secondary School
Redesign Specialist

Jay Scott
(785) 296-6818

Need more information about PBL and the Buck Institute?

BIE creates, gathers, and shares high-quality PBL instructional practices and products and provides highly effective services to teachers, schools, and districts.

For teachers, BIE offers professional development on how to design, assess, and manage projects that engage and motivate students. For schools, BIE helps bring coherence to PBL practices across grade levels and subject areas, and supports the creation of school-wide processes and structures to support PBL. For districts, BIE offers unrivaled service and expertise in creating and sustaining district-wide PBL initiatives.
So . . . what do students think about PBL?