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Letters of Intent 2019-2020

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Honor Awarded to Dr. Kelly Gillespie

Dr. Gillespie with USA KS President G.A. Buie On Wednesday afternoon at the 48th annual USA Conference (United School Administrators) held in Wichita, KS, Dr. Kelly Gillespie was . . . read more

Adult Education Program Gives Second Chances for High School Diplomas

KWCH12 Spotlights Dodge City Adult Learning Center A program in western Kansas gives students who may not otherwise graduate high school the opportunity to earn their diplomas.  For nearly two decades a program in . . . read more

New Consultant Named at Southwest Plains

Press Release March 1, 2019 Southwest Plains Regional Service Center is proud to announce the hiring of Mr. Tyson Eslinger as an Education Consultant.  Tyson . . . read more

Southwest Plains Announces New CEO

A Message from Kelly Gillespie, CEO Southwest Plains Regional Service Center is pleased to announce the hiring of our next Chief Executive Officer Kim Mauk.   Kim has . . . read more

Thank You Sally!

Sally Cauble has served on the Kansas State Board of Education since 2007. Thank you, Sally, for your years of service! We appreciate all that you have done for the Southwest Kansas region. read more

Kansans Can! Vision Video Training Series

KSDE has developed a seven-module video training series outlining key components of Kansas’ vision for education. The purpose of this series is to help district and building leaders facilitate meaningful dialogue with staff and . . . read more

SWP Main Office Phone Issues

Southwest Plains Main Office in Sublette is currently experiencing phone issues.  If you dial any 675-xxxx number you may get a busy signal. If this occurs, please dial our 800 number: 1-800-728-1022 We are . . . read more

Outside Visitation Team (OVT) Trained Members & Chairs

Training is required of all OVT members, including those who wish to serve as a Chair. To be a Chair, you must first attend OVT Member training and then attend OVT Chair training . Click Here . . . read more

Educate Kansas

Change a Life: Teach

The mission of Educate Kansas is to promote and advocate for the profession, build a robust pipeline of educators, and collaborate with all stakeholders to ensure an effective educator in every classroom. Click to go the . . . read more

Kansas Teacher of the Year Gives the Nod to SWP

        It is official! Earlier this week Justin Coffey accepted a consulting position with Southwest Plains Regional Service Center. This comes . . . read more

Research at SWPlains Garners National Recognition

Dr. Gillespie receives national award for Digital eWalkThrough® System

Dr. Kelly Gillespie, CEO of Southwest Plains Regional Service Center in Sublette, Kansas has been named the recipient of the E. Robert Stephens Award from the Association of Educational Service . . . read more

Nationally Recognized Educator from Southwest Kansas

Dr. Kelly Gillespie to Speak at National Association of Educational Service Agencies in Savannah, GA

      On behalf of Southwest Plains Regional Service Center, Dr. Kelly Gillespie has been selected to deliver multiple presentations at the upcoming Association . . . read more

Kansas Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development Annual Just-in-Time Event

Dr. Kelly Gillespie Invited as Featured Trainer for the Day

The Kansas Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development is hosting their annual “Just in Time” event on September 26, 2016 at Newman University in Wichita.  Dr. Kelly Gillespie, CEO of . . . read more

2017 State Assessments

The summative assessment footprint will be reduced by approximately 60% next year. One testing window – mid-March and April All performance tasks (MDPT and Math) will be moved to the interim assessment. Listening items . . . read more

Southwest Plains Has KESA Support

News Release June 14, 2016 Great News!    The State Board of Education just approved our new Kansas Education Systems Accreditation Model.  Yes!  We are off and running---school improvement at its best. . . . read more

Just Released! #eWalkThrough: Digital System for Instructional Leadership by Dr. Kelly Gillespie

This book is for instructional leaders---district leaders, building leaders, instructional coaches, and consultants.  We understand your need to provide high-quality, consistent, and comprehensive . . . read more

Dr. Kelly Gillespie Receives Top Billing as Featured Story in eSchool News

January 21, 2016 - Dr. Kelly Gillespie receives top billing as  featured story  in  eSchool News: Daily Tech News and Innovation.  The Digital eWalkThrough System, conceptualized and designed at  . . . read more

TV 23 - KDGL Interviews Dr. Kelly Gillespie

TV 23 – KDGL interviewed Dr. Kelly Gillespie, CEO of Southwest Plains Regional Service Center (SWPRSC), on August 10, 2015.  Southwest Plains delivers training and develops resources for schools, districts, institutes of higher . . . read more

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