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KCPS Celebrates Church As Community Champion

The Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors and Superintendent Mark Bedell honored Friendship Baptist Church as a Community Champion during a School Board meeting on Wednesday evening, Dec. 9.

KCPS Taps Trio As Terrific Teammates

The Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors and Superintendent Mark Bedell recognized the following staff members as Terrific Teammates during a School Board meeting Wednesday evening, Dec. 9.

KCPS Honors Six Students As Scholar Superstars

The Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors and Superintendent Mark Bedell recognized the following students as Scholar Superstars during a virtual School Board meeting Wednesday evening, Dec. 10.

KCPS Seeking Feedback from Families with Thoughtexchange

We want to stay connected and hear your questions and ideas about how we should move forward during this pandemic and in this educational landscape. With that in mind, we're asking KCPS families for five minutes today and another five minutes tomorrow to help us plan for the future. Please join our “Thoughtexchange” today to share your thoughts and questions.

Pivot International Donates 7,000 Shields to KCPS

Pivot International, a Lenexa, KS-based global leader in product design, development, and manufacturing, has partnered with Kansas City Public Schools to enhance maximal protection for students and staff with a gift of 7,000 safety shields.

Board Election

School Board Candidate results

Elections are April 6, 2021

SUB-DISTRICT 1 - Term Expires 2025

Rita Marie Cortes

SUB-DISTRICT 3 - Term Expires 2025

Manuel (Manny) R. Abarca IV

SUB-DISTRICT 5 - Term Expires 2025

Kandace Buckner
Bruce Beatty

AT-LARGE - Term Expires 2025

Patricia (Pattie) Mansur
Tanesha Ford

candidate results 2021 Election

Who to Contact

Board Office – 816-418-7621 or email at board@kcpublicschools.org

Placement on the ballot

Order of filing will determine the placement on the ballot. This is in accordance with Board Policy BBB-School Board Elections and Section 115.395.2, RSMo. 

 

Interested in school board service?

How Do I Become a School Board Member?

Information for Board Candidates

Candidate’s Legal Guide to Running for the School Board

Free Resources for School Board Candidates

There may be more to school board service than you know. Learn the basics and be prepared to hit the ground running if you’re elected in April.

Find these resources at www.mosba.org/board-candidates/. If you have any questions, feel free to call MSBA at 800-221-6722 or email info@mosba.org

Board of Directors with Dr. Bedell