USA|Kansas Membership Benefits
USA|Kansas is an organization dedicated to providing professional representation for our member associations and individual members. We currently represent individual education professionals and ten statewide education associations, enabling us to speak a strong and unified voice on important education policy issues. As your professional association, USA|Kansas offers many benefits to support administrators. I invite you to join us this year...help us strengthen our voice for Kansas administrators! Click here to join online.
USA|Kansas has partnered with Association Member Benefits Advisors (AMBA) to provide valuable member only benefits. AMBA serves the needs of education associations, public employees and fire fighters. AMBA assists clients in obtaining quality insurance products and benefits with flexible options for their members.
USA|Kansas now offers members Liability Insurance programs to protect against costly litigation. Liability insurance protects your assets when sued for something you did (or didn't do) to cause an injury or property damage. The amount of coverage you need depends on several factors that our partner insurance provider can discuss with you. Complete the online form to receive an analysis and quote for all liability insurance types.
USA|Kansas members have access to legal assistance for job related matters, including: contract review, wrongful dismissal, and involuntary change in status. This service is available to full members after one (1) year of paid membership.
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K12Masters has become the national leader in providing best practices and processes in facilities management, offering a broad selection of resources to support superintendents, school business officials, facility directors and other school leaders. Recently, the USA|Kansas Board of Directors voted to become a partner organization and appointed Rob Balsters, Seaman USD 345 Deputy Superintendent and KASBO representative, to serve on the K12Masters Advisory Board.


Register online for the conference. Online registration is now open. What's new with registration? One price for the entire convention. No pre-convention fees. No lunch program fees. One registration fee provides access to KSSA Day at USA|Kansas, the Principal's Summer Academy and all other activities during the convention. Click HERE to register online today or click here to download the convention brochure and registration form you can fax or mail in. Deadline for Early Registration: May 15, 2015

Feeling the budget crunch?
For every 2 registrations, a 3rd registration will receive a 50% discount and a 4th member will attend for FREE. For $750 a district can bring 4 administrators to the 2015 USA Kansas Convention, maximizing learning and not over extending budgets.

Reserve your hotel room(s) online. Click HERE to book your sleeping room at the Hyatt for the 2015 USA|Kansas Annual Convention. The convention is scheduled for Wednesday, June 3 - Friday, June 5 in Wichita. If you need additional assistance, please call 1-888-421-1442.

We are no longer taking Learning Cluster proposals. The deadline to submit a proposal was April 3, 2015.
Here are some quick administrator resources:

2015-2016 Superintendent Changes The most recent superintendent change list for 2015-2016 is now available online. Please note that this list is subject to change regularly and is based on personnel information we receive from district offices. To submit changes or updated information, please contact the USA|Kansas office at 785.232.6566.

Kansas Statutes for School Administrators. This page includes a list of frequently accessed Kansas Statutes governing public schools, especially school finance.
USA|Kansas members will receive Legislative Updates and Alerts via email throughout the session. Follow us on Twitter (@USAKansas) and Facebook for more frequent updates.

The House and Senate will be on General Orders on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. You can listen to floor action via live streaming:
Click here for the House Proceedings Audio Feed
Click here for the Senate Proceedings Audio Feed

Committee meetings for week of March 23, 2015. Conference Committees are expected to meet on Thursday and Friday. That schedule is subject to floor action earlier in the week.

To download a copy of the 2015 USA|Kansas Legislative Positions and Priorities, click here.

Kansas Legislators
Click here to access contact information for members of the Kansas Senate.

Click here to access contact information for members of the Kansas House of Representatives.

Legislative Committees
For a list of Legislative Committee information, including members, meetings times and locations, click here.

Guidelines for Preparing and Submitting Testimony
Are you thinking of testifying before a committee? Are you unsure of how to go about signing up and preparing for a hearing? Whether it is your first time or the tenth time, it's never a bad thing to brush up on the rules. This information is intended to provide guidance on signing up to testify, help you prepare your testimony and understand the committee rules. If you have additional questions, please contact the USA|Kansas office.
Recent reports indicate that some school district firewalls may be blocking communication from USA|Kansas and some of our member associations. Sometimes, systems will see multiple people at one USD, getting the same email at the same time, as suspicious activity. To ensure that you receive communication from USA|Kansas, please provide the following information list of IP addresses to your IT departments.

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