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 Photo of the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Century II Convention Center in Wichita, Kansas

 KSDE Annual Conference

Preconference:
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Main Conference:
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Friday, October 13, 2017

Hyatt Regency/Century II
Wichita, Kansas


The KSDE 28th Annual Conference focuses on school improvement and the continuous improvement of academic performance for all students. The theme for this year's conference, Kansans CAN: Imagine! The conference will showcase Kansas school success stories as well as address some of our schools’ most significant challenges for the future.

The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency and Century II Convention Center in Wichita, Kansas.  Conference registration includes breakfasts, lunches, and snacks.

Online registration closes after October 4, 2017. Walk-in registrations will be accepted.

Preconference: $105.00

Main Conference: $135.00

Full Conference: $215.00

Please send checks and purchase orders to
KSDE Annual Conference
Attn: Tierney Kirtdoll
900 SW Jackson St. Ste. 653
Topeka, KS 66612
EMAIL: tkirtdoll@ksde.org
FAX: (785) 291-3791
2017 KSDE Annual Conference
    
 

 

 
Assessment Preconference - October 11, 2017

Preconference focuses on state assessments. The information is directed at Test Coordinators, Curriculum Directors, Special Education Directors, Principals and Teachers who manage and administer the assessments.

The morning will begin with a session for New Test Coordinators followed by an assessment update and Test Security and Ethics training.

Following lunch, breakout sessions are planned for:

  • ELA
  • Assessment Literacy
  • DLM
  • Mathematics
  • Formative/Interim Assessment
  • New Test Coordinators Q & A
  • K-ELPA
  • History, Government and Social Studies
  • Science
  • KITE
  • Civic Advocacy Network
  • KPAC and cPass

 

Main Conference - October 12-13, 2017

Opening Keynote Speaker - David T. Conley, PhD, EdImagine

David T. Conley, PhD

 Biography



Closing Keynote Speaker - Manny Scott, Original Freedom Writer, INK

Manny Scott

Introduction

Biography


    

Conference Information

 
Conference Program

College Credit Information

Conference Breakout Sessions

Conference Schedule At A Glance 

Exhibit Booth Registration

Lodging Information

Presentation Proposals Online Submission Form

Student Cover Art Design Contest


Annual Conference PowerPoint Presentations 2012

Annual Conference PowerPoint Presentations 2013 

Annual Conference PowerPoint Presentations 2014

Annual Conference PowerPoint Presentations 2015

Annual Conference PowerPoint Presentations 2016

For logistics questions, please contact:
Karen Maddox, kmaddox@ksde.org
(785) 291-3098

For questions on the registration and Preconference (Assessment), please contact:
Tierney Kirtdoll, tkirtdoll@ksde.org
(785) 296-3142

For questions on the Main Conference, please contact: 
Pat Bone, pbone@ksde.org
(785) 291-3097