Mission Statement

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

2019-2021 OFFICERS

Kelli Byrne

Jenni Marlatt

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 Cote - DLS
Melissa Holder - KASB
Michelle Irvine - CNW
Gwen Kramer - CSAS
Jenni Marlatt - CSAS
Amy Martin - SETS
Tamla Miller - CRP
Charlotte Zeller - IT
Leah Zeller - TLA
Associate Members
Dee Lewis
Nancy Lister
Donna Matthis
Sarah Palubinski



Shirts available are attached below with details.

The Kansans CAN logo is being offered and shirts can be ordered without the logo also.

Shirt Flyer
Price List
Order Form

Only the colors listed on the price list are the available colors.

101 New Ladies Sweater Vest
102 New Ladies Oxford
103 New Sweater
104 Ladies Cardigan
105 Ladies Polo
106 New Mens Oxford
107 Mens Moisture Wicking Polo
108 Ladies Split Neck
109 New Mens Vest
110 Ladies Jacket
111 Mens Jacket
112 Ladies Tunic Blouse
113 Ladies 3/4 Sleeve Polo
114 Mens Polo





 Applications are now available for the Kansas State Department of Education Association of Educational Office Professionals (KSDE AEOP) Margaret Van Horn Scholarship.  Each year the association offers a scholarship to a Kansas student.  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. 
 The scholarship award of $300 is offered for the purchase of books, payment of fees or tuition, purchase of supplies, or other academic expenses. 
Emphasis for selection of the recipient will be based on the scholarship application, initiative exhibited, character shown, and/or other factors supporting his/her candidacy. 
The completed application, with original signature and enclosures, must be postmarked by January 16, 2020.

The 2020 KSDE AEOP Margaret Van Horn Application

For more information contact any of the following committee members:

Kelli Byrne
kbyrne@ksde.org ▪ 785-296-3784

Theresa Cote
tcote@ksde.org ▪ 785-296-2303

Gwen Kramer
gkramer@ksde.org ▪ 785-296-2078

Jenni Marlatt
jmarlatt@ksde.org▪ 785-296-7782 


4th Annual KSDE-AEOP Distinguished Service Award - 2020

The KSDE AEOP Distinguished Service Award recognizes KSDE educational office professionals who have demonstrated the highest level of professionalism and commitment.   Nominations will be accepted through March 2, 2020.  The Awardee will be presented the Distinguished Service Award and recognized during the Association’s Administrative Professionals Day recognition ceremony in April 2020.

KSDE-AEOP Distinguished Service Award - 2020



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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