2017 - 2018 Regional Math Trainings

The KSDE Regional Math Training events are a fantastic professional development opportunity for math educators and administrators in Kansas!

KSDE will be hosting EIGHT regional training events for Mathematics during the 2017 - 2018 school year.

Space is limited at each event so register as soon as possible to avoid missing out on this great opportunity to grow as a math educator!

These events will:

  • Be a full day trainings beginning at 8:00am and concluding by 4:00pm;
  • Have the same sessions so find the date that best fits your schedule; AND
  • Have sessions for administrators, elementary teachers/coaches, and MS/HS teachers/coaches.
Graduate Credit:
One graduate level math credit is available through Friends University for $85. 
Further questions related to the graduate credit should be directed to the instructor, Lisa Lajoie-Smith at lisa_lajoiesmith@friends.edu

Dates and Locations:

  • October 2, 2017 – Maize School District
  • October 9, 2017 – Lansing School District
  • October 23, 2017 – Olathe School District
  • November 6, 2017 – Fort Hays State University
  • November 13, 2017 – Newman University
  • February 5, 2018 – Garden City School District
  • February 12, 2018 – Junction City School District
  • February 19, 2018 – Pittsburg School District

Topics to be covered:

  • General Session for All: 2017 Mathematics Standards and Power of Mathematical Growth Mindset
  • Administrator Session: Introduction to the Mathematics Teaching Practices (High Leverage Teacher Actions), Curriculum Selection Process, and Shaping Formative Math Assessments to Work for You
  • Elementary Session: Building Procedural Fluency from Conceptual Understanding in the areas of: Fractions and Geometry
  • MS/HS Session: Building Procedural Fluency from Conceptual Understanding in the areas of: Expressions and Equations


Registration Cost: $35.00

Please send checks and purchase orders to:
KSDE/Math Training
Attention: Tierney Kirtdoll
900 SW Jackson Street Suite 653
Topeka, KS 66612

Space is limited in each of the sessions listed. If a session is full it will notify you once you begin to register. We will do our best to keep this page updated as well. 

Click on the date/session you would like to register for:

  • October 2, 2017 in Maize - REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
    • Administrator
    • Elementary
    • Middle/High 
  • October 9, 2017 in Lansing - REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
    • Administrator
    • Elementary
    • Middle/High
  • October 23, 2017 in Olathe REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
    • Administrator
    • Elementary
    • Middle/High
  • November 6, 2017 in Hays REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
    • Administrator
    • Elementary
    • Middle/High

will be accepted up to one week prior to the training event with full refund. Any cancellation after this will be invoiced the full registration fee of $35. 

 Every attempt will be made to give notice to those affected in time to change to a different location, but no later than two weeks prior to the event. full refunds* will be issued in the even of cancellation by KSDE.

*KSDE requires that a W-9 tax form is first received from the recipient prior to issuing a refund if they are not listed in the State Accounting System. 

Contact Information
Melissa Fast
Math & MSP Consultant
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