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Communications and Recognition Programs

The Communications and Recognition Programs Team is responsible for facilitating all communications within and external to the agency. The team is also responsible for managing the various scholarship and recognition programs administered by the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE).

Awards, Scholarships, & Recognitions

              Blue Ribbon Schools

        Challenge Award Recognition Program

          Kansas Horizon Award Program    

     Kansas Exemplary Educators Network (KEEN)

     Kansas Teacher of the Year Awards

                            KSDE Recognition Programs Bank

        Milken Family Foundation Educator Awards Program

                            Presidential Scholars Program

           Teachers of Promise 

       U.S. Senate Youth Program

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Communications & Recognition Programs Director
Denise Kahler


Questions about this page contact:
Tamla Miller

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