The Digital Divide: Technology, Innovation and Access in the KC Education Landscape

January 24th, 6:00-7:30pm
1709 Walnut St., Kansas City, MO 64108

Come for a dynamic panel discussion as Education Pioneers probes some of the biggest players in the Ed Tech arena about the future of technology and education in Kansas City followed by connecting with the growing Education Pioneers’ network. Panelists include Tom Esselman of Connecting for Good and Katie Boody of the Lean Lab. Justin Vavroch, EP Alumni, will be moderating this event. Stop by for a drink and great conversation about digital access in a digital age.

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NAATE Professional Development Opportunity

Kansas City teachers looking for a high quality professional development opportunity this summer are invited to an information session on Wednesday, January 4 to learn about the National Academy to Advance Teacher Education opportunity. The NAATE Program is a rigorous two-year fellowship that takes place at Yale University. The Kauffman Foundation is funding a pilot program of 15 teachers from Kansas City to attend.

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KC PLUS Information Session

Are you an aspiring school leader? Come and learn about Kansas City PLUS: a new principal preparation program for aspiring school leaders in Kansas City. PLUS leaders will benefit from high-quality professional development, personalized coaching, and a supportive network of diverse leaders. Learn more > Post Your Project or Fund a Teacher's Project

The Kauffman Foundation partnered with to provide matching funds to teachers who post classroom projects in the Kansas City region.

To post a classroom project proposal or make a donation to a qualifying project, go to Once your project is half funded, the Kauffman Foundation will match the other half. will mail the materials to the school. Have a great idea for your classroom? Post a project now: