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Blueprint 2030: Help KCPS Set Goals for the Future

We’re asking staff members, students, parents/guardians and others to join us in providing feedback by participating in our Thoughtexchange platform. This is an opportunity for our stakeholders to offer their responses to questions about the future of our schools.

Celebrate Our 2021 School Teachers of the Year

The 2021 Kansas City Public Schools Teacher of the Year Recognition Program honors the educators who structure their classrooms to increase performance and provide exceptional experiences, no matter what.

KCPS Board of Education (BOE)

Families who applied for kindergarten, pre-K or a Signature School by the initial deadline of Monday, Feb. 15, received emails Wednesday, March 3 with offers to their first, second or third choice school.

Zoom Across America

The Greater Kansas City Links Chapter is partnering with school systems across the metro to host Zoom reading sessions for kindergarten - third grade students in honor of Read Across America Week, the nation’s largest celebration of reading.

Post Secondary

The Office of Innovation and Postsecondary Programming is part of the Department of Equity, Inclusion and Innovation, and exists to maximize opportunities for students to gain college credit while in high school.  Kansas City Public Schools is dedicated to increasing college credit awareness, exposure, equity and access for all students.

As part of the Department of Equity, Inclusion and Innovation, the Office of Innovation and Postsecondary Programming has the responsibility of ensuring equitable practices and implementation are in place for all college credit access programming. 

Additionally, the Office of Innovation and Postsecondary Programming, provides awareness and exposure to postsecondary programming allowing for students to become familiar with available options while in and once graduating from high school.  Access to programming creates viable college and career pathways for students to begin taking advantage of college coursework and credit leading to a college degree and saving thousands of dollars.

Office Programs and Initiatives 

  1. Advanced Placement (AP)
  2. Dual Credit
  3. International Baccalaureate (IB)

Over 40 classes are offered in postsecondary programming, either immediately earning college credit by passing the course, or preparing students to take an exam to earn college credit. 

Find additional information on each program by clicking the program name.

Contact

District Coordinator, Innovation and Postsecondary Programming – Andrew Urban

Phone (816) 418-7676

Email