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.


USA|Kansas will be sponsoring dialogue and conversation to assist you in defining the role that social media plays in your district. School districts across the state have a wide range of social media presence ranging from non-existent to up to the minute updates on what is happening in the district. Secondly, begin to develop your own Professional Learning Network via Twitter. The session will be facilitated by Kevin Case.

This event will be interactive and focused on doing! You may attend this session as an individual, HOWEVER you are STRONGLY encouraged to bring a team of educators and possibly board members which will allow you to begin to develop your social media vision, policies, procedures, and presence.

Click here to read more or here to register online.

Here are some quick administrator resources:

2014-2015 Superintendent Changes The most recent superintendent change list for 2014-2015 is now available online. Please note that this list is subject to change regularly. To submit changes or updated information, please contact the USA|Kansas office at 785.232.6566.


KSDE Timeline for Reports and Collections, 2013-2014. Have you updated your calendar with report deadlines? Download this report to keep track of when and how to submit reports to KSDE.

Kansas Statutes for School Administrators. This page includes a list of frequently accessed Kansas Statutes governing public schools, especially school finance.

KPERS Members: Your Benefits Are Changing.
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To help members and employers understand the benefit changes enacted this past legislative session, the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS) has developed a special section on their website for changes going into effect in January, 2014.
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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