USD 234 will be hosting the Kansas Commissioner of Education Dr. Randy Watson and the Deputy Commissioner Dr. Brad Neuenswander on Monday, August 16th from 6:00 - 7:30 PM at the River Room (3 W. Oak St.) on the Kansans Can Success Tour.
USD 234 would like to invite educators, parents, legislators, and members of the business community from the Bourbon County area to attend this event. Dr. Watson and Dr. Neuwnswander will be leading discussions to get feedback from public education stakeholders on the success of Kansas schools.
The Kansans Can Success Tour is a follow-up to the Kansas Children, Kansas' Future community conversations tour that took place in 2015. The purpose of the Kansas Children. Kansas' Future. tour was to bring together parents, educators, local school board members, higher education representatives, legislators and members of the business community to discuss the future of public education in Kansas.
The vision for education in Kansas - Kansas leads the world in the success of each student - came from the first tour. The Kansas State Board of Education's outcomes for measuring progress toward achieving that vision were also derived from information gathered during the first tour. Outcomes include social-emotional growth, kindergarten readiness, Individual Plan of Study, graduation, postsecondary success and civic engagement.
No reservations are required to attend the event.