KEDC Director of Pupil Personnel cadres will include time for participants to discuss and learn about ways to efficiently and effectively manage the census and services of students. Topics will include current laws, state and federal policies and procedures, current research in pupil attendance, ways to work with school and community partners to improve attendance, using technology to enhance workflow, communication strategies, and effective record keeping.
KEDC Director of Pupil Personnel cadres may include: Panel Q and A sessions,open forum conversation time, presentations by KDE staff, presentations by experienced DPPs, and sharing of research.
KEDC Director of Pupil Personnel cadre participants will allow the participants to collaboratively learn and spend time refining their work with the teachers and students they serve. Throughout the year participants will: analyze their district attendance records and plans, consider ways to improve attendance, discuss ways to leverage community and school partners, present their own problems of practice and work together to create solutions. review and discuss attendance research, apply technology as an efficiency tool, hear from state and national educational experts and most importantly learn from and with each other.