Mission Statement

The mission of the Association shall be to promote the professional growth of its members through information, recognition, service and fellowship.

2019-2022 OFFICERS

Kelli Byrne

Leah Zeller

Melissa Holder (KASB)

Amanda Williams

Past President
Pat Bone

Membership Information

The membership year is the same as the fiscal year for education. (July-June)

Become a member of an association that promotes learning opportunities throughout the year! Meetings and activities happen each month for the benefit of every member. Many choices of involvement exist. The Kansas Association (KAEOP) as well as the National Association (NAEOP) are part of a bigger picture should you feel the desire to further enhance your participation.  

The mission of the Association shall be to promote the professional growth of its members through information, recognition, service, and fellowship.

Membership Dues:
$10.00 annually and Associate Members, $5.00 annually - payable to KSDE AEOP, Tamla Miller, Treasurer

Active Members
Juanita Anderson - CSAS
Barb Bahm - CSAS
Pat Bone - SETS
Kelli Byrne - CSAS
Theresa Coté - DLS
Melissa Holder - KASB
Michelle Irvine - CSAS
Tamla Miller - CRP
Amanda Williams - CSAS
Charlotte Zeller - IT
Leah Zeller - TLA
Associate Members

Donna Matthis

Linda Wallis


KSDE-AEOP 2022 Margaret Van Horn Scholarship

The scholarship program is open to current Kansas High School, College, and/or Technical School students.  Applicant must intend to continue his/her education in an education or business-related program.  Applicant must be enrolled in a minimum of nine semester hours (at least half-time).  Enrollment must be in an accredited post-secondary educational facility within the state of Kansas. 

Applications must be complete, signed, and submitted by email in pdf format or postmarked by Friday, January 14, 2022, to be accepted.

2022 KSDE-AEOP  Margaret Van Horn Scholarship Application 



KSDE-AEOP Professional Learning Scholarship Program

(For AEOP members and KSDE Agency Staff)

 Guidelines Document

Scholarship App

To submit your application or for further information, please contact:

Kelli Byrne




Goals and Objectives



  •  Provide a mentor for new KSDE office professionals
  • Recognize the dedication of members
  • Utilize the expertise and professional experiences of members

Provide networking opportunities

  • Conduct monthly association meetings
  • Sponsor association fund-raising activities

 Promote professional development opportunities

  • Encourage attendance and participation in local, state, national and central area meetings
  • Enhance leadership skills by serving as officers and committee chairmen

  • Sponsor quarterly professional learning opportunities for agency office professionals


Encourage service and recognition to the agency and the communit

  • Sponsor annual student scholarship
  • Provide professional learning scholarships for agency office professionals
  • Sponsor community service projects
  • Participate in National Educational Bosses Week
  • Participate in National Administrative Professionals Day

The Kansas State Department of Education Association of Educational Office Professionals was founded in the early 1960’s.

The KSDE Association is affiliated with the Kansas Association of Educational Office Professionals (KAEOP) and the National Association of Educational Office Professionals (NAEOP).

The Association meets monthly on the third Wednesday of each month from 1:30-2:30 p.m.

All education office personnel in the Kansas State Department of Education or an associated educational office are eligible for membership in the association.

Annual membership dues are $10.00 to be paid by September 1.


Increase and maintain membership

Downloadable Brochure
2018-2019 KAEOP Officers

Charlotte Zeller, CEOE
Gwen Kramer, CEOE
Immediate Past President:
Tamla Miller, CEOE
Kansas Association of Educational Office Professionals


Charlotte Zeller, CEOE
2017-2018 Education Partners Chairman

Theresa Cote, CEOE
2015 Jackie Evans Award for Outstanding Service
The Jackie Evans Award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated exceptional abilities and leadership performance. It is not an award given every year, only when the Board feels there is an individual deserving. Congratulations Theresa! 

 Professional Learning

Office 365 Overview ppt - 01-25-18 by Sarah Palubinski

Book Study - Fall / Winter 2017-18
The Fred Factor  by Mark Sanborn


Book Study - Fall / Winter 2016-17
Who Took My Pen... Again? by Joan Burge


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