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 K-State 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.

Guest speaker: John Gardner presents on the transfer student experience

John Gardner, a subject matter expert in issues concerning transfer students, will present this year's Chester E. Peters Lecture. The lecture is free and open to the public.

K-State College of Education selects new ambassadors

Eighteen Kansas State University students were recently selected to serve as College of Education Ambassadors, a group of approximately 50 students who promote and serve the college.

K-State joins National Council on Military Transition to Education, pledges commitment to enhance higher education experience for service members and veterans

This month, Kansas State University accepted an invitation to join the National Council on Military Transition to Education, or CMTE. The CMTE is a consortium composed of select institutions of higher learning with a mission to provide recommendations to the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Labor and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs regarding policies and practices related to military service members and veterans in higher education.

K-State College of Education graduates represent one-third of Kansas' best first-year teachers

The Kansas Department of Education, or KSDE, has announced the 2023 Horizon Award winners, and one-third of this year’s recipients are Kansas State University College of Education graduates.

Rural Education Center publishes research article on its STEM project in national journal

Dillon Simmons, research coordinator and in-house STEM expert for the Rural Education Center at Kansas State University's College of Education, is the lead author of an article recently published in a national journal on teacher education and technology.





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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