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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.

Parent University

Parent University is designed to increase parental engagement and contribute to the academic and social-emotional success of our students.  It will also support and empower parents to become leaders and advocates for their child's learning, while fostering positive school community relationships.

Parent University is comprised of prerecorded videos, live sessions offered monthly, and electronic/digital guides and resources. It provides training and information for parents and caregivers that will equip families with new or enhanced skills, knowledge, and resources to best support their students in the classroom and at home. 

Focus Areas

  • Academics/Child Development/College and Career Readiness
  • Health and Wellness
  • Advocacy and Leadership
  • Family Support (programs, resources, tips to support the whole family)

Parent University Resources

Keep checking back as this section will be updated regularly. Last update was 10/27/2020.

This includes resources for Microsoft Office apps like Outlook and Teams

This includes resources for Google apps such as Google Classroom, Google Docs, Google Sheets.

KCPS Family

Parent University Sessions

Please check back soon for information on the upcoming Parent University live session. You may view previous sessions by clicking "Meeting Archive" under Parent University Resources.

Join us on Tuesday, May 4, to learn what to expect as your child prepares to enter kindergarten this fall, and gain helpful academic and social skills to practice before the first day of school. Early Learning leaders will share how what we do in Pre-K connects to becoming kindergarten ready. Leave with tools for preparing your child for success this summer and beyond. Complete this Google Form to receive a free readiness pack, including a Class of 2034 T-shirt, school swag, books and materials.

Parent University: Becoming Kindergarten Ready
May 4, 2021, 6:00 p.m.

Join us on Zoom
Meeting ID: 943 9709 6049
Passcode: 220833
Spanish interpretation will be available.

For more information, please contact Julia Wendt at 816-418-7443.

Contact

For more information about Parent University, contact:

Courtney Adams
Family and Community Engagement Coordinator
Main (816) 418-7455
cadams1@kcpublicschools.org