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2020 State Schools of Character Recognition - Virtual Ceremony

State School of Character and Honorable Mention School of Character Criteria for selection are based on Character.org’s ​11 Principles of Character, which include providing students with opportunities for . . .

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KN95 Masks Available Through SHESC Volume Purchasing

SHESC is currently able to supply KN95 respirator masks while supplies last to educational, non-profit, and governmental organizations.  NEW: Small orders of masks may be available at a slightly higher cost and longer wait . . .

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SHESC COVID-19 Response Updates and Continuous Learning Resources

The landscape of education in Kansas has been profoundly reshaped as state leaders work to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. During these unprecedented times, Smoky Hill Education Service Center is here to . . .

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Lincoln Educators Receive Glimpse Into Poverty’s Effects

Educators with USD 298 Lincoln experienced a hint of life in poverty on January 3. John Girodat and Noalee McDonald-Augustine, Smoky Hill Education Service Center Consultants – along with the assistance of about . . .

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Health Care, Funding Top Concerns at Smoky Hill ESC Legislative Luncheon

Area educators brought priorities directly to state lawmakers at Smoky Hill Education Service Center’s 30th annual legislative luncheon on November 14. School funding, healthcare and statewide economic development . . .

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Smoky Hill Education Service Center Receives Department of Justice Grant of Nearly $250K

Smoky Hill Education Service Center has received a grant of $249,998 for the development of anonymous reporting solutions in addressing school safety. The Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs (OJP), announced the grant to . . .

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Co-Founder of Rachel’s Challenge Shares Daughter’s Message of Compassion

It is not an easy message. It is not supposed to be. Darrell Scott, co-founder of Rachel’s Challenge, clearly shared his daughter’s message of courageous compassion to a group of about 70 on Monday, October . . .

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Girodat Offering Practical Skills for Educators at SHESC

Years before joining Smoky Hill Education Service Center as one of its newest consultants, John Girodat was a high school principal having a difficult conversation with a teenager about to drop out of high school.  “I asked him if . . .

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Website Redesign Guide

A New Look for SmokyHill.org The Smoky Hill Education Service Center website received a brand-new look and updated features in May 2019! Additional maintenance will continue over the summer, with the process completed in . . .

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Smoky Hill ESC Partners with STOPit to Confront School Safety, Bullying, Harassment, Violence

Kids are in school to learn; they shouldn’t also have to worry about how to handle a threat of violence they overhear or bullying behavior they observe. Thanks to a partnership between Smoky . . .

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