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 KSDE Annual Conference

Monday, October 28, 2019
Main Conference: 
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Hyatt Regency/Century II
Wichita, Kansas

The KSDE 30th 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: Ignite! 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.

2019 KSDE Annual Conference



Online registration closes after October 21, 2019.


Preconference: $105.00
Main Conference: $150.00
Full Conference: $250.00

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

Credit card payments are not accepted.


Cancellations made in writing up to 10 days prior to the event date receive a full refund.

Cancellations made within 10 days of the event date receive no refund, and unpaid fees will be billed to the attendee and/or attendee's school/organization.

No-shows are ineligible for a refund. 

Substitutions can be made at any time without penalty.




Preconference - October 28, 2019

Mark your calendars! The preconference on October 28 will be dedicated to Kansas Redesign!  

Main Conference - October 29-30, 2019
A variety of breakout sessions will be offered during the Main Conference. Conference strands are organized around the Kansas State Board of Education outcomes: Social-Emotional Growth, Kindergarten Readiness, Individual Plans of Study, High School Graduation Rates, Postsecondary Completion/Attendance and Assessment.


Trooper Ben Gardner

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Conference Information


2019 Student Art Design Contest

College Credit Information

Conference Program via Sched

Conference Schedule

Exhibit Booth Registration


Presentation Proposals Online Submission Form

For questions about registration, please contact: 
Tierney Kirtdoll, 
(785) 296-3142

For logistics questions, please contact:
Karen Maddox,
(785) 291-3098

For questions about the program, please contact: 
Pat Bone,
(785) 291-3097