Kansas City Public Schools Education Foundation to Host Debut State of the Schools Leadership Breakfast


Kansas City, May 10, 2019: The Kansas City Public Schools Education Foundation is hosting its first State of the Schools Leadership Breakfast on Thursday, May 30 at the Gallery Event Space, located at 61 E. 14th St. in Kansas City, Mo. Coffee and networking begin at 7:30 a.m., with the breakfast and program from 8 to 9 a.m.

This debut event will serve as a fundraiser and a celebration of the KCPS Education Foundation funded programs and their direct influence on the students, teachers and parents in Kansas City Public Schools.

Keynote speaker Dr. Mark T. Bedell, Superintendent of KCPS, will speak about the current State of the Schools. He will recognize recent APR achievements, out-of-the-box programming, and local partnerships that provide support to KCPS staff and students. The event will recognize the achievements of motivated students and the hard work of caring adults in the district, plus highlight key engaged community and city leaders.

“Our foundation partners with the community to ensure that KCPS students have access to enhanced academic support, cultural experiences, sports opportunities and innovative technology,” KCPS Education Foundation Chair Laura Loyacono said. “This Inaugural event allows stakeholders in our city to invest in the growth and success of our community’s most precious resource.”

Sponsorships are available at $10,000 for Superintendent’s Circle; $5,000 for Top of Class; Star Student Sponsor for $2,500; and Honor Roll for $1,500. Reservations or donations may be made online at www.kcpsfoundation.org or by calling (816) 418-7685.

For more information, please contact Nicole White at the contact information listed above.


About the Kansas City Public Schools Education Foundation:

Established in 2012, the Kansas City Public Schools Education Foundation (KCPSEF) aligns with Kansas City Public Schools by providing support for innovative teaching, critically needed educational materials and securing resources to enhance student learning. 

For more information visit www.kcpsfoundation.org, email foundation@kcpublicschools.org, like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/KCPSEF or follow us on Twitter @KcpsFoundation.