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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.

Accountability

This division encompasses the following departments and offices: 

  • Department of Research, Accountability, and Assessment provides data analyses, evaluations, and other services to facilitate the monitoring of progress towards accomplishing the Strategic Plan vision, purpose, and core values.
    • Office of Research & Accountability
    • Office of Assessment
    • Office of Dropout Prevention & Attendance
  • Department of Planning and Real Estate leads the development, implementation, and monitoring of planning initiatives and oversees the reuse/redevelopment of surplus property. 
  • Department of Admissions admits and maintains the records of eligible students and families in Kansas City Public Schools
    • Office of Enrollment
    • Office of Student Records

Additional information and resources can be found in each section below. 

Departments and Offices

Board of Education

Department Contacts 

Email

David Rand – Executive Research, Enrollment, & Accountability Officer 

Research, Assessment & Accountability  

Jerome Williams – Research and Accountability Manager
  • Aaron Butler – Coordinator of Assessment & Compliance
  • Rick Bishop – Research and Evaluation Data Analyst & Project Manager
  • Jess McCarthy – Research and Assessment Coordinator

Planning & Real Estate 

  • Jesse Lange – Senior Planner
  • Mandy Slaughter – Data Analyst

Dropout Prevention & Attendance 

  • Jamie Collins - Residency Investigator
  • Rosalinda Aviles - Attendance/Dropout Prevention Specialist
  • Ahmen Hussein - Attendance/Dropout Prevention Specialist
  • Jahna Payton - Attendance/Dropout Prevention Specialist
  • Joseph Perry - Attendance/Dropout Prevention Specialist
  • Jamil Snowden - Attendance/Dropout Prevention Specialist
  • Larry Jones - Attendance/Dropout Prevention Specialist
  • Jennifer Foster - Attendance/Dropout Prevention Specialist
  • Tom Sullivan – Enrollment Data Analyst and Lead Registrar

Admissions  

Stevie Brooks – Director of Admissions 
  • Janill Jones – Admissions Specialist 
  • Lisa Harden – Admissions Representative
  • Martha Yanez – Bilingual Admissions Representative
  • Shyla Lewis – Student Records Custodian