Hot Topics

with Dr. Kelly Gillespie, CEO of Southwest Plains

As an educational leader in Kansas, do you want to....


  • Gain insight into the impact of the new law - ESSA Student Success Act - on Kansas School Districts?
  • Achieve clarity regarding the Individual Plan of Study (IPS) and its role in the KansansCan vision, the success of each student?
  • Secure understanding of the Crosswalk between the Rose Standards and the 5 R's for Kansas Education System Accreditation (KESA)?
Plan to enjoy a powerful and rigorous program delivered by top experts in education including our own:


  • Kansas Commissioner of Education - Dr. Randy Watson
  • CEO of Southwest Plains Regional Service Center - Dr. Kelly Gillespie
  • Education Consultant at SWPRSC, specializing in the IPS for Kansas - Jenna Johnson


Experience cross-district communication in a collaborative, results-based environment. Ample opportunity is planned to balance content with discussion. Presenters will provide insight valuable for immediate decision-making and for 2016-17 strategic planning. Clarity generates confidence and confidence will move us forward on behalf of student success. To leverage the power of this event, please plan to bring your entire team.


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Hot Topics - Wamego

Monday, Feb. 29th, 9am-2pm

810 Lincoln Street

Wamego, KS

Wamego Agenda:

  • 9:00 - 11:00 Rose Standards, KESA and the 5 Rs, Dr. Kelly Gillespie
  • 11:00 - 12:00 Impact on Kansas/Student Success Act, Dr. Randy Watson (Live, In-Person)
  • 12:00 - 1:00 Lunch Break (on your own)
  • 1:00 - 1:45 Individual Plans of Study: Today's Plan...Tomorrow's Success, Jenna Johnson (Virtual)
  • 1:45 - 2:00 Q & A, Dr. Kelly Gillespie

Hot Topics - Sublette, KS

Friday, March 11th, 9am-2pm

810 Lark Avenue

Sublette, KS

Sublette Agenda:
  • 9:00 - 10:00 Rose Standards and the 5 Rs, Dr. Kelly Gillespie
  • 10:00 - 11:00 Impact on Kansas/Student Success Act, Dr. Randy Watson (Virtual)
  • 11:00 - 11:45 Individual Plans of Study: Today's Plan...Tomorrow's Success, Jenna Johnson
  • 11:45 - 12:45 Lunch Break (on your own)
  • 12:45 - 2:00 KESA and the 5 Rs/Q and A, Dr. Kelly Gillespie

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Pricing Structure

$125/members

$140/non members


Team Pricing: $110/person for teams of 2-4

$100/person for teams of 5+

College Credit is not available

Southwest Plains Regional Service Center

Professional Learning....Innovative Solutions