Privacy Policy
USA|Kansas only collects contact information -- such as your name, address, phone number, email address, etc. -- if you choose to provide it during your visit.

You may decline to provide information to USA|Kansas via our Web site by declining to complete any form on our Web site. If you do, you may be unable to use some features of our Web site.

To improve Web server performance, to protect against intrusion, and to determine the usefulness of some content, visits to this Web site are logged. The information we record includes your IP address (an indication of your location on the Internet) and the date and time of your visit. Such recorded data is not linked to contact information, such as your name, address or telephone number, and is not used for any purpose other than to optimize and protect our Web site.

Like many Web sites, some portions of the USA|Kansas Web site make use of short strings of text known as "cookies" to help you move around our Web site more easily. Cookies may be stored and managed by your Web browser software. If you want to know when a Web site attempts to place cookies on your computer, or to prevent it from happening, you can set your browser to warn you when a Web site attempts to place a cookie on your computer. (Each browser is different, so you should consult the online help for the browser you are using.) If you choose not to accept cookies from this site, you may be unable to take advantage of some of its features.
As a matter of general policy, USA|Kansas will keep your personal information confidential, using or disclosing it only in connection with legitimate organization and Web site activities or as required by law.

Use by staff and representatives. The personal information you provide to USA|Kansas will be made available to the appropriate USA|Kansas staff members and authorized volunteers so that they may respond to your message or request. If you provide us with your email address or postal address, we may use it to communicate with you unless you ask us not to. Your personal information also may be disclosed to outside vendors and consultants in order to allow them to provide their ordinary services to USA|Kansas.

Disclosure as required by law or court order. USA|Kansas may disclose information provided to us through this Web site if required to do so by law or by an order issued by a court of competent jurisdiction.

Disclosure to third parties. USA|Kansas works closely with companies offering financial services to small businesses, and sometimes exchanges information about its members with these and other third parties. This means that you may be contacted by an entity other than USA|Kansas as a result of the information you have provided to us through this Web site. We also may disclose contact information to benefit providers authorized to provide services and products through USA|Kansas.
USA|Kansas recognizes the importance of security for all personally identifiable information collected through our Web site. We take steps to protect against the loss, misuse, or unauthorized alteration of personally identifiable information collected through this Web site. In the event that we request or transmit sensitive information, such as credit card information, we use industry standard, secure socket layer ("SSL") encryption.
If you request to be removed from one of our email lists, or from our name and address database, USA|Kansas will make a good faith effort to process your request as soon as possible.

When you subscribe to an email list on this Web site, you will be provided with information about the process of unsubscribing and changing your subscription information. Please attempt to use the designated method for unsubscribing, because it is usually the most efficient way to accomplish your request. If you are unable to remove yourself using the designated method, please write to: USA|Kansas 515 S. Kansas Ave. Suite 201, Topeka, KS 66603.

If you wish to stop receiving postal mail or telephone communications from USA|Kansas, or if you wish to request that your personal information not be shared with third parties (as described above under "Disclosure to third parties"), please write to: USA|Kansas 515 S. Kansas Ave. Suite 201, Topeka, KS 66603.  Please explain clearly what types of communications you wish to cease receiving. We will make a good faith effort to effect your request as soon as possible.

This site does not ask for or knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian of a person under the age of 13 and you wish to have such a person removed from our database, please write to: USA|Kansas 515 S. Kansas Ave. Suite 201, Topeka, KS 66603.
USA|Kansas may choose to update this policy in the future. If it is updated, the revised privacy policy will be posted online in this same location. This policy was last revised on October 1, 2008.
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.

Click here to read more.

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