Important Dates and Events

Exciting and educational events promoting diversity and inclusion are happening all around us! K-State and the College of Education lead the way celebrating these important occasions.

Council for Public School Improvement (CPSI)

Throughout entire school year On Campus & Virtual

Ongoing list of KSU Diversity Events

If you know of an important date or event that should be added to the calendar, please feel free to contact Diversity Point Person, Pedro Espinoza at to have them added to the list!



The latest announcements, events and achievements in the following formats to keep you up to date on news from the college.

Retired educators create STEAM speaker series for College of Education

Retired educators Roger and Liz Rea have discovered a new way to teach about the fascinating world of STEAM — science, technology, engineering, the arts and math — and it's through the College of Education's Roger and Liz Rea STEAM Speaker Series.

Celebrating the Thomas County community visit with recap, photos

During the Thomas County community visit, K-State President Richard Linton and College of Education Dean Debbie Mercer surprised Brianna McCollum, left, a teacher at Colby Grade School, for Crash the Class.

College of Education doctoral candidate wins literary competition

Nooshin Darvishinia, a doctoral candidate in curriculum and instruction, took first place in the spring 2023 Make Your Mark International Scholarship Contest for her fictional story, “The Voice of a Persian Heroine.”

Larson receives excellence in advising award

Lotta Larson, associate professor of curriculum and instruction, is the recipient of the spring 2023 Kathryn A. Holen Excellence in Advising Award.

K-State College of Education announces outstanding students

Kansas State University's College of Education is recognizing graduate and undergraduate student award winners who excelled in and out of the classroom.


Hot Topics

The Hot Topics series provides EDCATS and our educational partners opportunities to engage in professional learning focusing on topics such as professionalism and self-care; diversity and globalism; classroom pedagogy; and research and reflection. Students can earn professional development hours through participating in the activities associated with each session.


EduCATion Today: The Issues and The Experts

The Issues and The Experts is a web series addressing current issues in the field of education hosted by Dean Debbie Mercer.


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