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

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: Andrea Ellis
Profile in Leadership: Andrea Ellis
Andrea Sherrel Ellis Kansas City Public Library, Director of Strategic Learning Lincoln College Preparatory Academy, 1990 Andrea Sherrel Ellis is an educator, producer, storyteller, and ...
Profile in Leadership: Dominic Davis
Profile in Leadership: Dominic Davis
Dominic Davis Director of Communications, BLAQUE KC Northeast High School, Class of 2012   Dominic Davis is a Kansas City native who is passionate about advocating for the black youth in ...
Exceptional Student: Dacia Hindsman
Exceptional Student: Dacia Hindsman
My name is Dacia Hindsman. I was born in Kansas City, Missouri. I was selected as the Valedictorian of my class at Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts.

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Bennie Jackson – Staff Member of the Year
Bennie Jackson – Staff Member of the Year
The Intersection of Education and Health Equity
The Intersection of Education and Health Equity

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

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SCHOOLSMARTKC ANNOUNCES NEW FUND TO PROVIDE COMPUTERS AND INTERNET ACCESS FOR STUDENTS IN THE KANSAS CITY METRO
SCHOOLSMARTKC ANNOUNCES NEW FUND TO PROVIDE COMPUTERS AND INTERNET ACCESS FOR STUDENTS IN THE KANSAS CITY METRO
Initial funds provided by the Civic Council of Greater Kansas City; 25 area school districts and charters still ...
Organization makes donation to help schools buy devices for distance learning
Organization makes donation to help schools buy devices for distance learning
It’s hard for Zolah Williams to stop doing schoolwork since the third grader at Scuola Vita Nuova Charter School in Kansas City, Missouri, received a laptop from her school last week. A donation from SchoolSmartKC helped Scuola Vita Nuova buy the devices.
Local organization gives out more than $1.5 million to schools in Kansas City school district, charter schools
Local organization gives out more than $1.5 million to schools in Kansas City school district, charter schools
On a regular Wednesday afternoon, the hallways of any school in Kansas City would be packed with kids, but instead they’re all learning from home, which isn’t that easy for everyone. One program is making it possible for every student in Kansas City to home-school.

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