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Full School Board Member Photo with Dr. Bedell

The Board of Directors of the Kansas City Missouri School District will hold the following Board Meeting via LiveStream on KCPublicSchools.org, or by visiting www.kcpublicschools.org/live

The Public is invited to join by clicking the link below or calling in:
http://bit.ly/10142020KCPSBoardMeeting
By phone 816-418-1000, Webinar ID: 96843799979

The Board of Education building at 2901 Troost Ave, KCMO, is closed in accordance with CDC and Missouri guidelines for handling the COVID-19 virus.
 

Wednesday, October 14, 2020, 4:30 p.m. – EXECUTIVE SESSION
At any point during the meeting, the Board may go into closed Executive Session for reasons permissible under Section 610.021 (1), (2) & (3) of the Missouri Revised State Statutes.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020, 6:30 p.m. – Policy Monitoring Workshop
The Board of Directors retains the right to return to a closed Executive Session for reasons permissible under Section 610.021 of the Missouri Revised State Statutes.
Tentative Agenda: College/Career Readiness & Student/Parent Communication & Family Engagement

KCPS to Distribute Devices on Saturday, Sept. 5 at the BOE

The KCPS technology team will now be distributing digital devices for students from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 3 and Friday, Sept. 4, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 5 at the BOE building, which is located at 2901 Troost Avenue in Kansas City, MO.

Mentoring

Kansas City Public Schools has embraced a district-wide strategy to engage more students in school-based mentoring programs. Mentoring within schools has become an increasingly popular and effective way to bring a caring adult or older peer relationship to the lives of more youth. The school setting provides an opportunity to reach students in an environment that also allows access to educational, recreational, and developmental support to help enhance mentoring relationships.

Kansas City Public Schools offers a diverse portfolio of mentoring options for community volunteers seeking to mentor youth. Our programs are designed to equip each student with the unique type of support that best meets their needs. KCPS Mentoring Programs is the recipient of the Outstanding Educational Achievement Program Award (2018), awarded by the South Kansas City Alliance.

Mentoring in Action

Mentoring Programs

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