We’re taking our Show (as in Show Me KC Schools, get it?) on the road with a series of Wednesday Workshops. Each workshop will focus on part of your school search and dinner will be served. Our workshops are free, but registration is required and space is limited. Hope you can join us!

Workshop Options

Preparing for High School and Beyond

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Waldo Library

Are you a middle school parent who has already started to search for your child’s high school home? Do you find yourself frequently asking:

  • What are my high school options?
  • How do shadow days work?
  • What is a college prep school?
  • What is the difference between AP and dual credit?

This workshop’s for you! We know finding the right school can sometimes be overwhelming, and we want you to know that we are here to help!


Starting Your School Search for Kindergarten

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Westport Library

Unlocking the mysteries of applying to schools: lotteries, waitlists, deadlines, open-houses, tours, and a whole lot more.


How to Afford a Private School Education

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Waldo Library

Do you have questions like: What is the cost of a private school education in KC? How are payments made? Can I qualify for financial aid and scholarships? Are there savings plans to help? We have all of your answers to these questions and more.


What Educational Approach is a Good Fit for My Child?

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Location TBA

In Kansas City we are lucky to have lots of options when it comes to educational approaches. What’s the difference between Montessori and Constructivist? What about Language Immersion or Dual Language? People keep throwing around acronyms like IB and PBL. Understanding the similarities and differences will help you narrow your school search. We are here to help you make sense of it all.


Navigating a School Search for Students with Special Needs

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Location TBA

In this introductory workshop, we will go over resources and terms related to students with special needs, we will help you know how to best advocate for your child and what services and programs are available to assist you along the way.


Unveiling a Parents’ Educational Bill of Rights + Responsibilities

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Location TBA

This will be the public unveiling of the work of a community collaborative spearheaded by Show Me KC Schools. The group is assembling a list of rights that parents have in regards to the education of their children. In addition, they have added a helpful guide on how to get what you need from your school. An informative evening for sure . . .

Questions?

Contact our Director of Programs, Leslie Kohlmeyer.