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Posted January 29, 2015


Federal Grants Management Workshops: “The Impact of the Omni”
The Impact of the Omni Workshop will feature information on the new Omni Circular requirements that need to be implemented in the 2015-2016 school year. At least one staff person (administrative personnel, accounting personnel, and/or program personnel) should attend one of these workshops. The workshops will be held March 17 in St. Louis, and March 18 in Kansas City. Early bird registration is $135 until Feb. 20. After that date, the registration fee will be $149.

Workshop information, including agenda and registration:

National WWII Museum 2015 Essay Contest
The National WWII Museum asks, "How do you define a hero?" This year, as the world remembers the 70th anniversary of the flag raising at Iwo Jima, the National WWII Museum is sponsoring an essay contest and wants students to think about what it means to be a hero. Winners from the middle school division will receive a $250 prize. Three places will be awarded in the high school division with first place receiving $1,000, second place $750 and third place $500. Entries must be submitted via the website by March 31.

2015 Summer School Quick Reference and Reminders
In order to assist with summer school planning, the Department has developed a quick reference and reminder guide that provides an overview of the essential elements to insure a successful summer school program.  It includes links to the Summer School Checklist, timely reminders for applications and report deadlines, as well as information on teacher certification and allowable activities. 


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