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
2017-2018 Effective Schools Conference Series!
Please see the Conference page for descriptions and registration information.
September 27, 2017
Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch
November 30, 2017
Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching: The TQE Process
Juli K. Dixon
February 20, 2018
Students at the Center: Personalized Learning with Habits of Mind
Allison Zmuda and Bena Kallick
April 3, 2018
Pathways to Understanding: Creating Learning Focused Classrooms
→ Download a CPSI Conference Registration flier (PDF)
November 2016 participants in discussion
Pete Hall takes questions from November 2016 CPSI Conference participants
Participants listen to Jaymee Herrington at the February 2017 CPSI Conference