WELCOME to the Kansas State Department of Education Math Website!

 

The Mathematics page is a starting place for information related to the Mathematics Education of Kansas students. With so many changes in education happening, it is vital to our success as educators to be professionally engaged.  On this page, you can find many links and resources to help you accomplish these goals. We encourage you to visit often and become familiar with the contents of this page.

KSDE has an email listserv available to math content educators across the state. If you would like to be added to the list please email Melissa Fast. 
 

2015 Kansas Excellence in Math and Science Teaching Conference

During these three days of intense professional learning, you will:
  • Network with some of the best math and science teachers in Kansas;
  • Acquire ideas and tools from Kansas math and science education researchers;
  • Dig deep into the standards with strategies to move your classroom, building, and district closer to your vision for math and science education;
  • Take your teaching to the next level.

Conference Agenda

College Credit $85

Space is limited so register soon!
Click here for more information and to register now!

Teacher Appreciation Week

Dear Math Educators of Kansas,

Thank you.

Thank you for being shapers of dreams, creators of excellence, protectors of children and stewards of education. Thank you for igniting Kansas children’s passion to learn; for teaching them that all things are possible, but not always easy; that it’s okay to fail, because we learn from our mistakes; and that if life ever becomes more than they can handle, that you are their trusted shoulder of support.  Thank you for standing tall in the face of adversity, for finding ways to do more with less when called for, and for being relentless advocates for Kansas children.

We know that a mere “thank you” is not nearly enough for all you do for Kansas students, but in addition to our thanks please know that you have our respect.  We are profoundly proud of Kansas educators. Thanks to your work, Kansas students are being given the foundation needed to succeed in college and careers, Kansas graduation rates have increased for the fourth consecutive year, and our students continue to outscore national averages on both ACT and SAT college entrance exams. Be proud of the work you do each and every day to prepare Kansas children for lifelong success. We are!

With our sincerest thanks,

Kansas State Board of Education

Kansas State Department of Education

The Kansas State Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:  KSDE General Counsel, Office of General Counsel, KSDE, Landon State Office Building, 900 SW Jackson, Suite 102, Topeka, KS 66612, (785) 296-3201.

Join the Conversation

The Kansas State Department of Education is currently seeking feedback on our Kansas College and Career Standards in English language arts and mathematics.  These standards were approved by the State Board of Education in 2010, and are up for review now.  Adoption of new standards is scheduled in 2017.  Please take the time to join in the conversation thus ensuring that your voice is heard.

The purpose of this website is to obtain early feedback on all Kansas College and Career Ready Standards.  Kansas has had content standards for more than 20 years and conducts a review of its standards every seven years.  Our standards review process begins two years prior to formal adoption by the State Board of Education.

It is our hope that through this online tool we can increase the feedback received from all constituents during this review process. 

Thank you for taking the time.

Join the Conversation!

Contact Information

 

Melissa Fast
Math and MSP Program Consultant 
mfast@ksde.org 
785-296-3486 
 Tierney Kirtdoll
 Administrative Assistant
 tkirtdoll@ksde.org
 785-296-3142
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