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Profiles in Leadership

Kansas City is home to the most dedicated educators, the most committed leaders, and the most inspiring students. Our Profiles in Leadership series introduces some of best and brightest in Kansas City.

Profile in Leadership: Cesar Cea
Profile in Leadership: Cesar Cea
Cesar Cea Founder, Nueva LLC Chair of Facilities Committee, Frontier Schools   Born in El Salvador, youngest of four, grew up in KCMO, attended Westport HS then Missouri S&T.  Graduated ...
Profile in Leadership: Stanley Taylor
Profile in Leadership: Stanley Taylor
Stanley Taylor, Jr. Senior Director of Development Communities in Schools Stanley Taylor Jr. joined the Communities In Schools Mid-America team in 2017 at Benjamin Banneker Elementary School in ...
Exceptional Student Profile: Mwajuma Bilombele
Exceptional Student Profile: Mwajuma Bilombele
Mwajuma Bilombele East High School, Class of 2022   Mwajuma Bilombele is a senior at East High School. Born in Tanzania, Mwajuma moved to Kansas City in 2016. Mwajuma has been a member of ...

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Read more about efforts to eliminate the achievement gap in Kansas City schools.

News, Updates, and Media Releases

SchoolSmartKC and Harvesters Announce New Partnership to Reduce Student Hunger
SchoolSmartKC and Harvesters Announce New Partnership to Reduce Student Hunger
SSKC is thrilled to announce a new partnership with Harvesters--The Community Food Network to expand food pantries ...
State and Solutions of Black Education Summit 2022
SchoolSmartKC was proud to sponsor the State and Solutions of Black Education Summit, which took place this month. ...
Pre-K Cooperative: Back to School 2022
Charlie Keegan from KSHB met with educators at Operation Breakthrough to discuss what the very first first day of ...

Recent Press Releases

SSKC and Harvesters Invites Schools to Expand or Open a School Pantry
SchoolSmartKC would like to invite KCPS district and charter schools to join the School Food Pantry Cohort this ...
Job Alert: SchoolSmartKC Is Seeking a Director of Pre-K and Early Education
RESPONSIBILITIES SchoolSmartKC’s Director of PreK and Early Childhood Education will have deep connections with ...
Job Alert: SchoolSmartKC Looking for an Experienced Project Coordinator
SchoolSmartKC is seeking an experienced Project Coordinator to support our program ...