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Community Engagement

Great Schools visit

Increased community engagement and support sustains the impact of our investments over time. The effectiveness and resiliency of pre-K through grade 12 and postsecondary sectors are increased through scalable innovations.

Programs & Initiatives

Great Schools Visits

The Great Schools Visits trips inform critical community partners about regional and national approaches aligned with the Foundation funding priorities in education. Community members travel across the United States to see innovative education models in practice.


Parent Power Lab

The Parent Power Lab is an immersive series of five half-day Learning Gathers and a unique guided Learning Journey to observe a Parent Power organization in action in another city. The Parent Power Lab is designed to engage, educate, and activate parents within the geographic boundaries of Kansas City Public Schools.