Board of Education


The KCKPS Board of Education (from L-R): Board President Brenda Jones, Wanda Paige, Harold Brown, Maxine Drew, Dr. Stacy Yeager, Janey Humphries, and Board Vice President Dr. Valdenia Winn.

As of February 13, the board meetings will now be available on

View the March 10 board meeting:

Board of Education Highlights - March 10, 2018

The Kansas City, Kansas Board of Education reviewed responses to the Request for Information/Proposal for the superintendent search and selected the following firms or individuals to be interviewed:

  • HYA Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates
  • Kansas Association of School Boards
  • Ray and Associates, Inc.
  • Springsted | Waters

As you may recall on February 24, the board opened five proposals from companies and/or individuals vying for the opportunity to provide superintendent search services to the school district.

The next step in the process is for the board to interview representatives from the companies on Saturday, March 17, beginning at 11 a.m. in the Central Office.

  • View the board meetings at
  • Watch the rebroadcast of board meetings on Spectrum Channel 18 and Google Fiber Channel 145 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9 a.m.
  • View Archived Board Meeting Highlights on the website.

Don’t forget: Your next opportunity to voice to the board what’s important for the future of Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools is Monday, March 19 from 6 to 8 pm in the Recital Hall at Wyandotte High School, 2501 Minnesota Ave.


About the Board of Education

The Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools is governed by a seven-member body of citizens elected by the voters of the school district. These seven members are charged with making sure that the school district operates in the best interests of the students and the community. All members serve without pay.

The board of education is the school district's governing body, as set forth in state and federal law. The board is responsible for setting district policy, adopting an annual budget, and approving of general district matters, including personnel, curriculum, facilities, and other district business matters. The board is responsible for hiring the superintendent of schools, and is responsible for overseeing the superintendent's duties and performance.

Board of education meetings are normally held the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month at 5:00 p.m. in the third floor Board Room at the Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools Central Office and Training Center, 2010 N. 59th Street. This year, several Board meetings are scheduled out in schools. The entire board meeting schedule can be found in the right submenu — "Meeting Calendar". Except as otherwise provided by law, all meetings for the conduct of the affairs of and the transaction of business by the Board of Education of the Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools shall be open to the public.