Thursday, September 16, 2010
TPS Board of Education and Foundation Board members along with District staff members recently attended a Board2Board conference at the Kaufman Center in Kansas City, Missouri. The conference brought together community leaders from across Missouri and Kansas who serve either as District or Foundation board members or staff of education foundations and districts. The purpose was to share information and to give a group with common intent an opportunity to learn, network and inspire together. The group discussed the importance and relevancy of education foundations and jointly looked at educational foundation trends and how to reach new heights of educational funding and support. Attending from Topeka were: Hal Gardner, Val Patterson, Janel Johnson, Shawn Maiseberger, Pamela Johnson-Betts and Dr Kevin Singer.