The Focus Of Education, Diana Wieland and Joni Clark-Leiker (What’s Become Clear #21)

Diana Wieland Director Of Curriculum andInstruction, Colby Public School Colby Public Schools dwieland@colbyeagles.org   Joni Clark-Leiker Career Counselor, Colby High School jcl@colbyeagles.org     If you could only focus on three things in your school district? … My answers today … 1. Change from a culture of compliance to a culture of authentic engagement. – […]

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Safe Rooms: Is Your Safe Room Safe? (KSSA Talk #12)

  Corey Shultz – PBA Architect  Safe Rooms – Is Your Safe Room Safe? The safest place for school children during severe weather is a designed/engineered storm shelter that meets Federal Emergency Management Agency guidelines.  Corey Schultz is among the top designers in the country and has lead PBArchitects in designing 50 shelters, protecting the […]

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Sue Givens, El Dorado USD #490 (KSSA Talk #11)

Sue Givens, Superintendent, El Dorado USD #490 Sue Givens is currently Superintendent of Schools in El Dorado – USD 490. A proud product of Kansas public education, Givens attended both Highland and Midway of Denton high schools, then earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from Emporia State and Wichita State Universities, respectively. Formerly assistant superintendent in Pratt – USD 382, […]

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Dr. Doug Moeckel, Deputy Executive Director (KSSA Talk #10)

Dr. Doug Moeckel Dr. Doug Moeckel is the Deputy Director at KASB. His primary duties include board of education training, superintendent searches and strategic planning. Dr. Moeckel’s experiences include 36 years in education including administration, teaching and coaching. His administrative experience includes time as superintendent of schools in Ellsworth as well as building level leadership at […]

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Twitter Chat #ksed Teaching And Learning In Kansas (What’s Become Clear #20)

First #KSed chat “Getting Started” April 15, 2013 Dan Krutka, PhD@WSUSocStudies Join @GingerLewman for the 1st ever #KSed chat in 30 minutes @ 7:30pm CST! Its the biggest thing since Bleeding Kansas… but more positive! 22 DAYS AGO REPLYRETWEETFAVORITE ksedmod@ksedmod 15min to the very first ever #KSed chat! Tonite’s topic is “Getting Started.” Tweetchat veterans and newbies are all welcomed! 22 […]

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Jim McNiece, Kansas State Board of Education (KSSA Talk #9)

Jim McNiece Bill’s KSSA Talk interview today is with Mr. Jim Mc Niece. Jim was elected to serve on the Kansas State Board of Education in November of 2012.  He represents District 10 which includes parts of South Central Kansas, as well as a portion of the City of Wichita.   Mr. Mc Niece has served […]

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Glen Suppes, President Elect, KSSA (KSSA Talk #8)

Mr. Glen Suppes, Smoky Valley School District USD#400 Glen Suppes is the superintendent of schools of Smoky Valley USD 400 in Lindsborg.  He has been a physical education instructor, athletic director and served as high school principal for 14 years.  Prior to coming to Smoky Valley in 2000, Glen was principal at Hillsboro High School for […]

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