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Charlie Hustle T-shirt Design Contest

Kansas City Public Schools has partnered with Charlie Hustle to develop a unique line of KCPS shirts for sale to the public. One of the designs for this line will be an original design from a KCPS student!  

Board Districts as of 2021

The Kansas City Election Board has been designated by statute to serve as the redistricting commission for Kansas City Public Schools. The Board of Commissioners, sitting as the redistricting commission, is responsible to redistrict the Kansas City Public School Board of Directors subdistricts based on the results of the 2020 Census. This meeting went over current maps with population changes presented to gather feedback for development of sample maps.

Board Districts as of 2021

The Kansas City Election Board has been designated by statute to serve as the redistricting commission for Kansas City Public Schools. The Board of Commissioners, sitting as the redistricting commission, is responsible to redistrict the Kansas City Public School Board of Directors subdistricts based on the results of the 2020 Census. This meeting presented 5 sample maps to the public.

School Board 2021

Learn more about the redistricting process being lead by the Kansas City Election Board.

Newcomer Family and Community Engagement and Support

The Office of Newcomer Family and Community Engagement and Support promotes the educational success of ELs by facilitating inclusion, engagement and support of linguistically diverse students and families.

Our five Family and Community Liaisons act as cultural brokers between EL families and schools in addition to being interpreters and translators.  Services are provided in Somali, Spanish, Karen, Swahili, Kinyarwanda, French, Kirundi and Kinyamulenge. The Newcomer and Migrant Social Worker provides social-emotional support and wrap-around services to EL students and their families.  Services are primarily available to immigrant and refugee students who have lived in the US less than 5 years. 

Additionally, the Office:

  • Supports identification and enrollment of ELs
  • Collaborates with community partners
  • Provides crisis intervention and support
  • Manages Title 1c Migrant Education services 

Office Programs and Initiatives  

  • Voiance Language Line and other interpreter services
  • Newcomer Education Orientation
Board of Education

Jami Evans Arreola
Newcomer Community Coordinator
(816) 418-8916
Email
Northeast Middle School, Room 104

Anab Aden
Somali Family and Community Liaison
(816) 418-8938
Email
Northeast Middle School, Room 104

August Baw
Karen and Burmese Family and Community Liaison
(816) 418-8918
Email
Northeast Middle School, Room 104 

Silvia Rangel
Spanish-speaking Newcomer Family and Community Liaison
(816) 418-8921
Email
Northeast Middle School, Room 104 

Nteziryayo Kadomo
Congolese Family and Community Liaison
(816) 418-3467
Email
Northeast Middle School, Room 104 

Quman Jama
Somali Family and Community Liaison
(816) 418-3449
Email
Northeast Middle School, Room 104

Lindsey McLaughlin
Newcomer and Migrant Social Worker
(816) 418-5294
Email
Northeast Middle School, Room 104 

Natalia Rey
LSCE Office Manager
(816)418-3416
Email
Northeast Middle School, Room 104