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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.

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.

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.

Embedded Funding Ensures a Sustainable Model for Teacher Quality

Kansas City Teacher Residency worked with National Center for Teacher Residencies for guidance in planning and launch. Hear from Christine Brennan Davis about how her organization determines prospective partnerships with new residency programs.


Our support of Donors Choose provides match funding for classroom projects posted on DonorsChoose.org by public school teachers in the Greater Kansas City area.

Going to Kansas City, Kansas City Here I Come…

How do we get young professionals to Kansas City? Corey Scholes, director of Education, discusses what makes our community a unique place to work and play.

The “What If” Questions I Ask

The Teach For America 25th Anniversary Summit prompted Jacqueline Erickson Russell to return with hope for improving education for Kansas City students.

Kansas City Teacher Residency

The Kansas City Teacher Residency’s mission is to recruit, prepare, develop, and support effective teachers in classrooms across Kansas City.

Fund for Teachers 2016 Eligibility and Requirements

Fund for Teachers is a national program that helps teachers identify and pursue self-directed learning opportunities around the globe that have the greatest impact on their practice, the academic lives of their students and their school communities.