Teachers and Leaders

Working Together to Help the Students of Kansas City

As the City Year Kansas City corps grows to 50 service members this year, Executive Director Audra Clark reflects on the organization, her experience with the program and the impact it has in our community.
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Making Kansas City Stronger with KSI Alumni

Kauffman Scholars alumni fulfill Mr. K’s dream that investing in KC students would return college graduates who invest in KC.
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Connecting the Dots: Teach for America

Hear about the Teach For America corps members who work to improve education in our community and how this pipeline of talent is making an impact beyond the two-year service commitment.
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Leadership, Ewing Kauffman, and the Kauffman School

President and CEO Wendy Guillies recognizes Hannah Lofthus for receiving the prestigious Ryan Award.
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More Doors Opening to Those Who Want to Pursue Teaching

Kansas City Teacher Residency is the first locally-grown non-institute of higher education to become a teacher certifying agency in the state of Missouri.
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Grantee Spotlight: The Literacy Lab

Hear from The Literacy Lab corps member, Colleen Lucas, about her experience this year providing literacy intervention to students in a KC school.
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A Personal Thank You Note to Some KC MVPs

5 years have passed since the Kauffman School opened its doors. Hear Aaron North thank the teachers and leaders who have been with the school since day one.
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Top Four Reasons the Kansas City Leadership Cohort Kick-off was a Knockout Success

12 local education leaders assemble to build a bench of future leaders.
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From Preparation to Placement, Personal Fit Matters for Teachers

Senior fellow, Alicia Herald, explains how teachers' understanding of their learning style and values can ensure the right placement within schools.
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This AmeriCorps Life: We Get Things Done!

The Kauffman Foundation recently hosted an event in honor of AmeriCorps Week, where corps members gathered to celebrate success and share about why they serve.
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