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Congratulations to Dr. Jimmie Bullard, Bridgette Crutchfield and Romanda Franklin-Hamilton! These principals were recognized as Outstanding Administrators at the June 8, 2022, KCPS Board of Directors meeting.

Lincoln Prep Debaters Compete Nationally

Nadia Richard finished as a semi-finalist in Student Congress at the NCFL Grand National Tournament. Sophia Herrera is the reigning back-to-back Debate Kansas City Congressional Champion.

Three women who are nurses wearing black shirts that say "making a difference' with the KCPS logo.

KCPS rolled out the red carpet for National Nurses Week, clapping and cheering for our school nurses as they arrived at the Board of Education for their appreciation lunch.

KCPS orchestra students perform at the KCPS Fine Arts Showcase on Thursday, April 28, 2022.

"In schools, children need to have a place of belonging. They need to know they're accepted. They have to find their niche, that thing they’re good at,” said KCPS Deputy Superintendent Dr. Jennifer Collier.

Marketing, Communications & Community Engagement

In the Division of Communications and Engagement, our purpose is to assist Kansas City Public Schools to provide a high-quality education that prepares all of our students, regardless of background or circumstance, for success in college, career and life.

Our Marketing, Communications and Community Engagement team believes 1.) we have a responsibility to communicate effectively with internal and external customers; 2.) that focused, meaningful public engagement supports the district’s goals, and that effective communication:

  • is a two-way process with internal and external customers.
  • helps increase student performance, innovation and well-being.
  • is the responsibility of every employee of the district.
  • is in the best interest of students and staff.

We support KCPS’s strategic initiatives through:

  1. Internal and External Communications
  2. Marketing and Advertising
  3. News and Information
  4. Media Relations
  5. Event Communication Assistance
  6. Web Services
  7. Customer Service

For additional questions please email us at: communications@kcpublicschools.org.

More About This Division

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Contact:

Kelly Wachel,
Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
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