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Former Coaching for Excellence Series Participants Invited to Apply for Trainer of Trainers Sessions
Coaching for Excellence is a professional development series that brings together instructional coaches and mentors from throughout the Kansas City area to gain new insight and tools to help them build solid relationships with teachers and improve the level of instruction in their schools.
Game On!— Contests, Conference Challenge Future Game Designers
The inaugural Future Game Designer Challenge and Conference offers an exciting opportunity for teams of middle and high school students to create the next Madden '08, Legend of Zelda or Final Fantasy.
Gifted Students Receive Support Through Next Generation Venture Fund
Thanks to the Next Generation Venture Fund (NGVF), 25
Kansas City area gifted youth are receiving the support they need to be
successful. NGVF identifies and invests in
academically talented, underrepresented young people with limited
financial means who have the potential to succeed in the classroom and
beyond. The program provides them with services to prepare them to
attend some of the top colleges across the country.
How Do Your Students Compare?
Have you ever wondered how your high school students’ responses compare with others in the Kansas City metropolitan area? If so, join The Learning Innovation Network (LIN) Chemistry Project for high school chemistry teachers as we examine the logical and
iBuild Constructs METS Career Interest
Seeing is believing on May 6 as thousands of area students converge on Bartle Hall for the ninth annual iBuild Showcase. Formerly known as Crayons to CAD, the event is held each spring to build awareness among Missouri and Kansas middle and high schoolers of the career tracks available in construction, including engineering, architecture, contracting, and the skilled trades.
Learn more about the Kauffman Foundation's key education and entrepreneurship programs, resources and initiatives.
The Kauffman Thoughtbook is the flagship communication piece for the Kauffman Foundation. The Thoughtbook serves as our annual report. It tells the story of the Kauffman Foundation through essays written by our associates at the Foundation and the influential thought leaders we work with to advance educational achievement and entrepreneurial success.
Working with partners at Public Impact, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools conducted this study to explore the charter school movement in Missouri, after 10 years of charter school operation. The researchers studied data to understand the current status of Missouri charter schools, and the factors that shaped charter school policy in the state.
Based in Kansas City, Missouri, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation was established by the late entrepreneur and philanthropist Ewing Marion Kauffman. The Kauffman Foundation's vision is to foster "a society of economically independent individuals who are engaged citizens, contributing to the improvement of their communities." In service of this vision, and in keeping with our founder's wishes, we focus our grant making and operations on two areas: advancing entrepreneurship and improving the education of children and youth.
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