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Kauffman Sketchbook - "Beyond Belief"

Aaron North, Kauffman Foundation vice president of Education, discusses the successes and shortfalls of teacher preparation. North suggests that the best teachers share a fundamental belief that all students can learn and meet high expectations.

Fund for Teachers

Funded by the Kauffman Foundation, Fund for Teachers experiences transform teachers' careers and classrooms for years to come.

DonorsChoose.org

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.

City Year

As part of AmeriCorps, City Year places diverse young adults in high-need urban schools for a year of service to support students' academic and socio-emotional success.

New Kauffman Sketchbook Draws on Lessons Learned from Teachers Making the Grade for Students

Aaron North, Kauffman Foundation vice president of Education, discusses the successes and shortfalls of teacher preparation in this new Kauffman Sketchbook video.

Experienced Educator to Lead New Kansas City Teacher Residency

Charles King will be responsible for developing innovative program designed to prepare aspiring teachers to become effective urban educators.

Education is Rising in Kansas City

If you are an entrepreneurial educator with a proven record of raising academic achievement for urban students, check out these leadership opportunities.

Kauffman Foundation Announces Kansas City's 2015 Fund for Teachers Fellows

The Kauffman Foundation has unveiled the list of 12 educators who will embark on self-designed odysseys as Kansas City’s 2015 Fund for Teachers Fellows.

Kauffman Foundation Launches Online Resource For Education Leadership Positions in Kansas City

Kauffman’s “Brighter Futures” initiative helps local organizations and schools attract outcomes-driven educators

21st Century Skills? More like 18th Century Skills

Kauffman researcher Christopher Laubenthal explores the so called 21st century skills and investigates how different they actually are from skills required from previous generations.