Council for Public School Improvement

The Council for Public School Improvement is a public school/university partnership between Kansas school districts and the Kansas State University College of Education.

CPSI was established in 1986 and focuses on enhancing the quality and effectiveness of public school instruction and student achievement through targeted professional development.

2020-2021 Effective Schools Conference Series

Please see the Conference page for descriptions and registration information. All presentations will be remote and offered twice: 9:00-11:30 a.m. and 1:00-3:30 p.m.

  • September 22, 2020 – Brenda Vogds
    Personalized Learning: A Journey Towards HyFlex, Learner-Centered Education
  • October 28, 2020 – Brit Broshous
    Trauma Smart Training: Reaching and Teaching Through Trauma Smart Awareness
  • February 4, 2021 – Brian Mendler
    Motivating and Managing Hard to Reach, Disruptive, and Uninterested Students
  • March 2, 2021 – Tara Martin
    #BookSnaps: Learning Disguised as Fun!

CPSI Membership

Membership in CPSI is open to any school district wanting to collaborate on school effectiveness and school improvement issues through sharing resources and participating in professional development programs, activities, and research.

Member Benefits

  • High quality, low cost professional development designed to enhance student learning
  • Targeted professional development programmig based on the expressed needs of member districts

Membership Fees
The annual membership fee is based on the district's student enrollment by September 20 of the pervious year. The fee formula for each district is $0.20 x (student enrollment) with a minimum fee of $200 and a maximum fee of $600.

Dr. Tonnie Martinez
Executive Director
009 Bluemont Hall
1114 Mid-Campus Drive North
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-5689
tonnie@k-state.edu