Council for Public School Improvement
Welcome to CPSI!
The Council for Public School Improvement is a public school/university partnership between Kansas school districts and the Kansas State University College of Education.
CPSI was established in 1986 and focuses on enhancing the quality and effectiveness of public school instruction and student achievement through targeted professional development.
CPSI received the University Professional and Continuing Education Association Central Region’s Celebration of Excellence Award for Mature Non-Credit Programs. This award recognizes a program which demonstrates longevity and sustained innovation.
CPSI Steering Committee members pictured from left to right:
Corbin Witt, Debbie Mercer, Bob Shannon, Kaitlin Smith, Brady Burton, Brad Starnes, Barbara Havlicek, Mary Devin, and John Bergkamp. Not pictured is Mike Folks.
Mark your Calendars for the
2016-2017 Effective Schools Conference Series!
Please see the Conference page for descriptions and registration information.
September 27, 2016
Dead Presidents and Whales: Engaging Students with Nonfiction Text
November 15, 2016
Fostering Resilient Learners: Strategies for Creating a Trauma-Sensitive Classroom
February 23, 2017
Next Generation Science Standards
April 6, 2017
Innovative Mindset Practices and Strategies