LISTEN LIVE KPR - On Air: Listen Live to classical, jazz and NPR news Schedule LATEST
KPR 2 - On Air: Listen live to KPR's all talk-radio service, KPR2 Recordings

Share this page              

Kansas Education Commissioner Community Conversations with Business Leaders Coming to Lawrence and McPherson

 Incoming Kansas Education Commissioner Dr. Randy Watson and Interim Commissioner of Education Brad Neuenswander are continuing community conversations titled Kansas Children. Kansas’ Future. with a focus on reaching the business community. Earlier this year, Watson and members of the Kansas State Board of Education, facilitated nearly 20 community conversations to bring together parents, educators, local school board members, higher education representatives, legislators, members of the business community and all other interested parties to discuss the future they want for Kansas children and the role they believe Kansas education should play in supporting that envisioned future.
The Kansas State Department of Education is reaching out to local Chambers of Commerce to discuss the following questions:
1.       What are the characteristics, qualities, abilities and skills of a successful 24-year old Kansan?
2.       What are the needs of business and industry and what skills and abilities are lacking in today’s 24-year old?
3.       How can business and industry partner with K-12 and higher education in creating the 24-year old that has those skills and abilities?
The outcomes of these conversations will be collected and used to help guide the state’s strategic plan for education.
Community members who have questions about these events are invited to contact Ms. Penny Rice at Kansas State Department of Education:

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.     
Bioscience and Technology Business Center
KU West Campus
2029 Becker Drive



Wednesday, June 17, 2015 -
15:30 to 17:00

Tower Frequencies

91.5 FM KANU Lawrence, Topeka, Kansas City
89.7 FM KANH Emporia
99.5 FM K258BT Manhattan
97.9 FM K250AY Manhattan (KPR2)
91.3 FM  KANV Junction City, Olsburg
89.9 FM K210CR Atchison
90.3 FM KANQ Chanute
96.1 FM K241AR Lawrence (KPR2)

See the Coverage Map for more details

Contact Us

Kansas Public Radio
1120 West 11th Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
Download Map
785-864-4530 (Main Line)
888-577-5268 (Toll Free)