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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.

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 or call (816) 418-7606.

More About This Division

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Contact:

Kelly Wachel,
Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
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Justin Robinson,
Director of Communications
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Ray Weikal,
Public Relations Manager
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