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Read reflections, personal stories, updates, and more from the SSKC Team!

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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.

Profiles in Leadership: Dr. Waymond Ervin
Profiles in Leadership: Dr. Waymond Ervin
I am a son of an educator who instilled in me that the value of an education is too significant to measure and cannot be taken away from you. I am a Texas native with almost 20 years of ...
Profiles in Leadership: Dr. Trinity Davis
Profiles in Leadership: Dr. Trinity Davis
Navigating systems of inequalities has been the focus of Dr. Trinity Davis for 24 years. She was a teacher, coach, Associate Professor, and Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum before founding ...
Profiles in Leadership: Dr. Cokethea Hill
Profiles in Leadership: Dr. Cokethea Hill
Cokethea Hill is an innovative collaborator with over 15 years of experience working in the non-profit sector organizing communities, building collaborative partnerships, and strengthening ...

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Learn more about ways in which SSKC is involved in the community, our programming, our partner organizations, and more!

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

News, Updates, and Media Releases

New KC Education Nonprofit Announces Next Round of Funding
New KC Education Nonprofit Announces Next Round of Funding
A new Kansas City, Missouri, nonprofit has announced the second round of funding as part of a decade-long effort to improve academic achievement among public school students in the city.
SchoolsmartKC Supports Sustained KCPS School Improvement
SchoolsmartKC Supports Sustained KCPS School Improvement
SchoolSmartKC and Kansas City Public Schools have partnered to identify new opportunities for selected schools that have shown academic improvement.
SchoolSmartKC Seeks to Serve Children Inside, Outside the Classroom
SchoolSmartKC Seeks to Serve Children Inside, Outside the Classroom
Awais Sufi has spent the last 18 months traversing this Midwestern town in search of solutions to its educational shortcomings. He's met with parents, educators, philanthropists, faith leaders and anyone else with a vested interest in education.

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