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For Mentoring/Experience Purposes ONLY Recognized National or Regional Accrediting Agencies

S.B.R. 91-1-203(b) allows initially-licensed persons to complete their required performance assessment (mentoring) while employed in either a State Board accredited school or in a school that is accredited by a national or regional accrediting agency recognized by the State Board.  The recognized regional or national accrediting agencies are listed below. RECOGNITION  OF THESE ACCREDITING AGENCIES IS APPLICABLE ONLY FOR THE PURPOSE OF COMPLETING MENTORING TO MOVE FROM AN INITIAL TO A PROFESSIONAL LICENSE or to count experience for licensure renewal purposes.  
 
The performance assessment required under any initial license (teaching, school specialist or school leadership) is currently defined by regulation as a district provided mentoring program that is approved based on guidelines.
 

National Accrediting Agencies


 

Regional Accrediting Associations


 

Regional Associations of Independent Schools


Assistant Director
Susan Helbert
785-296-2289

Licensure Consultants

Please contact the appropriate consultant matching the last four digits of your social security number as identified below.

Krista Beckley
1000-3999

785-296-1105
kbeckley@ksde.org

Jenna Cook
4000-6999

785-296-5138
jecook@ksde.org

Nikk Nelson
7000-8999

785-291-3371
nnelson@ksde.org

Diana Stephan
0000-0999 and 9000-9999

785-296-2280
dstephan@ksde.org

Questions about this page contact:
Jan Williams
785-296-8012
jwilliams@ksde.org

 

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