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 KSDE Great Ideas in Education Conference

October 25-27, 2023

Hyatt Regency Wichita

Empowered Together. The 2023 Great Ideas in Education Conference will focus on the tools necessary to strengthen school buildings and districts to support each Kansas student.  We empower each other when we work together.

Through professional development and networking opportunities the KSDE Great Ideas in Education Conference will help school personnel improve policies and strategies producing safe learning environments and quality teaching and learning practices for each student. 

Strands being planned for this conference include:

  • Balanced Assessment System
  • Early Learning
  • Elevating  Voices in Education
  • Leadership
  • Safe and Supportive Schools
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Technology and Cyber Security

Registration includes breakfasts, lunches, and refreshments.

Attendees can set up accounts and customize their schedules by selecting sessions on the Conference Program app. 

2023 KSDE Annual Conference


REGISTRATION FEE:  (Includes Breakfast and Lunch)
  • One day (any individual day) - $175
  • Full Conference - ( 2 1/2 days) - $275

Please send Checks, Money Orders and Purchase Orders to
KSDE Great Ideas in Education Conference

Attn: Kelli Byrne
900 SW Jackson St., Ste. 653
Topeka, KS 66612
FAX: (785) 291-3791

Payment must be received prior to the conference. Invoices will be sent via email within 10 business days. 

Credit card payments are now accepted. Service fees apply. 

  • Each invoice will have a unique Payment Portal link for sending payment by credit or debit;
  • Payment can only be sent via the link provided on the invoice; and
  • At this time, we CANNOT receive a single payment for multiple invoices.


Cancellations sent via email by October 13, 2023 will receive a full refund.

Cancellations after October 13, 2023 will not be refunded. 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.

KSDE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CANCEL THE CONFERENCE. Every attempt will be made to send a notice to registered attendees no later than 2 weeks prior to the event. A full refund* will be issued in the event of cancellation by KSDE.

*KSDE requires that a W-9 tax form is received from the recipient prior to issuing a refund if they are not listed in the State Accounting System. 




Information Coming soon.






Kelli Byrne
(785) 296-3637

Pat Bone
(785) 296-2303