Educate Kansas is a grant funded project to support recruitment and retention efforts across the state of Kansas. The project supports a robust marketing initiative for the purpose of rebranding the profession statewide in collaboration with key stakeholders such as KNEA, KSDE, TASN, Higher Education, and District Level Leadership. Additionally, Educate Kansas partners with leaders at the local level to assist in strengthening progressive recruitment and retention strategies.
This project endorses strong collaborative teacher retention practices. Educate Kansas has developed a research based survey in collaboration with K-State that collects data from current educators around retention. The project provides the district with a data profile to allow for analysis, strategic planning, and goal setting.
Social Media platforms have been newly branded in connection with the Educate Kansas platform: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram The Educate Kansas website offers a wealth of resources for administrators, experienced teachers, new teachers or those considering the profession. Newly added, is the substitute portal with direct links to licensure, training modules and more.
Educate Kansas is funded through a contract from the Kansas State Department of Education Early Childhood, Special Education and Title Services and administered by Southeast Kansas Education Service Center - Greenbush.
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