Applications are available now for the Education Foundation’s Dr. Dan Kahler Innovative Teaching Grants Program for the 2019-2020 school year! All district staff members may apply. Individual grants will be awarded for amounts up to $1,000, while site grants will be awarded for up to $3,000. Follow this link for grant guidelines, applications and evaluation criteria: http://www.nkcschoolsfoundation.org/grants-for-staff/kahler-grants-program.
In an effort to provide learning opportunities to those who would like to use technology more intentionally to help students meet academic standards, we are hosting an Apps & Apps event on January 17th at the Northland Innovation Center from 4:30-6:30. This event is intended for PreK-8 teachers, principals, TLCs and other folks with a district-provided iPad. Please think of this as an unscripted learning opportunity with an Edcamp feel, complete with appetizers!
Check out the flyer to learn more!
NKC Schools has earned Platinum Certification from Healthy KC for its outstanding wellness programs! After achieving Silver Certification in 2017, the district was named to the Platinum Certification list this month. The support of an outstanding wellness committee, wellness champions at the buildings, and all our staff, as well as guidance from the strategic plan were integral to this accomplishment. Read more about the announcement!