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Early College Academy Info Session

The KCPS Early College Academy is hosting an informational session about the program, eligibility requirements and the submission process. High school sophomores who are interested in this option should plan to attend this virtual meeting with their parents or guardians.

KCPS Hosting Two 'School Board School' Sessions in December

The Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors (school board) will be hosting two “School Board School” virtual sessions for anyone interested in school board service. These sessions will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 1, and 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5.

Language Services & Cultural Equity

The Department of Language Services & Cultural Equity provides leadership, resources and opportunities for linguistically and culturally diverse English Learners (ELs) and their families.  Our Department operationalizes the KCPS Strategic Plan and the KCPS Board Equity Policy through the programs and services provided by the two department offices: the Office of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and the Office of Newcomer Family and Community Engagement and Support. 

Vision 

The Department of Language Services & Cultural Equity prepares global citizens and expands opportunities for all KCPS students to become bilingual and biliterate.

Additionally, the Department: 

  • Develops student leaders through culturally and linguistically responsive instruction paired with culturally relevant family and community engagement.
  • Provides all English Language Learners with a high quality, academic education that prepares them to be lifelong learners.
  • Fosters multilingual communication and collaboration between staff, students, and families within the KCPS system and community.

Offices

Office of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) 
Office of Newcomer Family and Community Engagement and Support 

Board of Education

Allyson Hile, Director of Language Services and Cultural Equity
(816) 418-5287 office
(816)582-0673 cell
ahile@kcpublicschools.org
Northeast Middel School
4904 Independence Ave., Room 103
Kansas City, MO 64124