Newly elected State Board of Education member Jim Porter, District 9, and re-elected Board members Janet Waugh (District 1), John Bacon (District 3), Sally Cauble (District 5) and Ken Willard (District 7) will be sworn in during a ceremony at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 12, on the south steps of the Kansas Statehouse. The Oath of Office will be administered for elected state officials at that time. Preceding the ceremony, there will be a reception for the State Board honorees from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. in the Board Room of the Landon State Office Building.
The regular January meeting of the State Board begins at 10 a.m. Jan. 13. This will be the reorganization meeting, at which time a new Chairman and Vice Chairman will be elected. Other committee appointments are also considered. The second day of the meeting begins at 9 a.m. on Jan. 14. Special events this month include the annual Special Education Advisory Council Report and presentations by student officers of the Career and Technical Student Organizations. The full agenda is viewable under the tab "Agendas, Meeting Dates and Minutes."