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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: Charles King
Profiles in Leadership: Charles King
As SchoolSmartKC works to celebrate strong educators across our education ecosystem, and foster the next generation of educators, we are delighted to highlight the work of Charles King, ...
Profiles in Leadership: Dr. Marla Sheppard
Profiles in Leadership: Dr. Marla Sheppard
Marla Sheppard Deputy Superintendent, Kansas City Public Schools   Q. What ignited your passion for education?   A: I am the daughter of two educators, my dad was a principal and my ...
Profiles in Leadership: Elena Quick
Profiles in Leadership: Elena Quick
As the Health Aide at Scuola Vita Nuova (SVN) Charter School, I get the pleasure of working with children and their families. I help educate students in areas of health, hunger, and hygiene so ...

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

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SchoolSmartKC Organizes 10 Local Schools and Key Partners to Visit Communities in Schools Programs in Tulsa
SchoolSmartKC Organizes 10 Local Schools and Key Partners to Visit Communities in Schools Programs in Tulsa
On March 7, 2017, SchoolSmartKC organized a charter bus tour to Tulsa, Oklahoma with the ten participating schools in the new Communities in Schools (CIS) program announced at the SchoolSmartKC launch.
IFF Study Provides Mapping of Access to Quality Schools Across Kansas City
IFF Study Provides Mapping of Access to Quality Schools Across Kansas City
SchoolSmartKC partner IFF, a leading Community Development Financing Institution (CDFI), has released its latest assessment of the accessibility of quality schools across neighborhoods in Kansas City.

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