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Council for Public School Improvement

Welcome to CPSI!

The Council for Public School Improvement is a public school/university partnership between Kansas school districts and the Kansas State University College of Education.

CPSI was established in 1986 and focuses on enhancing the quality and effectiveness of public school instruction and student achievement through targeted professional development.


Mark your Calendars for the
2020-2021 Effective Schools Conference Series!

Please see the Conference page for descriptions and registration information. All presentations will be remote and offered twice: 9:00-11:30 a.m. and 1:00-3:30 p.m.

September 22, 2020
Personalized Learning: A Journey Towards HyFlex, Learner-Centered Education

Brenda Vogds

October 28, 2020
Trauma Smart Training: Reaching and Teaching Through Trauma Smart Awareness
Brit Broshous

February 4, 2021
Motivating and Managing Hard to Reach, Disruptive, and Uninterested Students

Brian Mendler

March 2, 2021
#BookSnaps: Learning Disguised as Fun!

Tara Martin