Literacy Network of Kansas (LiNK): A project funded by the Federal Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy (SRCL) Initiative
Webinars and Workshops

Tool for finding evidence-based practices:

Informational Webinars

The LiNK Team hosted a series of webinars to help guide potential applicants through the LiNK application process. You will find below links to all webinar slides as well as all webinar recordings.




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Webinar and Workshop Resources
 TitleOwnerCategoryModified DateSize 
Webinar 1: Application OverviewSuzy Oertel 2/12/20188.17 MBDownload
Webinar 2: Literacy Needs Assessment and Literacy PlanSuzy Oertel 2/15/20184.95 MBDownload
Webinar 3: PartnershipsSuzy Oertel 2/20/20188.22 MBDownload
Webinar 4: Evidence-based practicesSuzy Oertel 2/20/20187.99 MBDownload
Webinar 5: EvaluationsSuzy Oertel 3/6/2018834.82 KBDownload
Workshop Ppoint SlidesSuzy Oertel 3/6/20181.65 MBDownload
LiNK Subgrantees

2018 Literacy Network of Kansas (LiNK) Subgrantees

The intent of this award is to significantly impact birth-grade 12 literacy for Kansas schools and families, and particularly for traditionally underserved populations, which by federal guidelines include students with disabilities, English learners, and students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. Funds in the amount of $3,225,000 will be available for projects beginning July 1, 2018.

In all, subgrantees represent 32 School Districts and 88,000 + Learners Birth-Grade 12 (est.).

2018 LiNK Subgrantees:

Olathe USD 233                                                    Manhattan-Ogden USD 383

Garden City USD 457                                           Dodge City USD 443

Ulysses USD 214                                                  Deerfield USD 216

Ness City USD 303                                               Montezuma USD 371

Sublette USD 374                                                 Stanton County USD 452

Copeland USD 476                                               Kismet Plains USD 483

Syracuse USD 494                                                Satanta USD 507

Turner USD 202                                                    Pittsburg USD 250

Iola USD 257                                                        Garnett USD 365

Osawatomie USD 367                                           Santa Fe Trail USD 434

Labette County USD 506                                      Cherokee USD 247

Central Heights USD 288                                      Woodson USD 366

Riverton USD 404                                                 Hiawatha USD 415

South Brown County USD 430                             Cherryvale USD 447

Neodesha USD 461                                               Columbus USD 493

Atchison USD 409                                                Leavenworth USD 453


Current plan for RFA release: February 5, 2018

Current plan for application due date: April 18, 2018

Current plan for applicant status notification: June 1, 2018

Program start date: July 1, 2018

These dates are subject to change, depending on federal guidance and requirements.

Contact Information

Kimberly Muff, Project Director

(785) 296-7779


Jenni Marlatt, Sr. Admin. Asst.

(785) 296-7782

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